We must stop normalising the “revolving door” phenomenon — the movement of individuals from public office to private companies and vice versa, argues Jacob Andrewartha.
Former Coalition Prime Minister Scott Morrison was always the apotheosis of politics’ worst tendencies: shallow form, public service for private interest and, ultimately, the scrap for survival at the expense of the grand vision, writes Binoy Kampmark.
If ever there was an instance of hideous failing in government policy, the cruel, inept and vicious Robodebt program would have to be one of them. Binoy Kampmark reports.
The revelation that Scott Morrison ran a shadow government has caused consternation. But, as Binoy Kampmark argues, it's all legal under Australia's antiquated system.
Socialist Alliance Victorian Senate candidate Felix Dance criticised the Coalition's “khaki election” strategy, saying “war is a racket”.
A central theme of the May Day march in Sydney was that Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal-National Coalition government had to be voted out at the federal election on May 21. Video by Peter Boyle.
Sue Bolton, Socialist Alliance candidate for Wills and a Moreland City Councillor, argues that Labor's "small target" election strategy risks helping the right make more gains.
Suzanne James spoke to Angela Carr, Socialist Alliance candidate for the Senate in Victoria, about housing, health, National Disability Insurance Scheme and the party's plans to address the growing socio-economic inequality crisis.
Socialist Alliance candidate for the Geelong seat of Corio Sue Bull says the one-off $250 cost-of-living payment for pensioners and others struggling to survive on welfare was "an insult".
Thirteen-year-old Lismore school student Ella O'Dwyer-Oshlack gave a powerful speech criticising the PM for climate denialism at the School Strike 4 Climate. Pip Hinman reports.
Peter Boyle reports that the Warrang/Sydney component of the March 25 Global Student Climate Strike converged on the Prime Minister's official residence, Kirribilli House.
Scott Morrison has temporarily shelved its “Religious Discrimination Bill”, after a public outcry. This video footage, by Peter Boyle, was taken at a protest organised by Community Action for Rainbow Rights.
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