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IA Talks Ep 1: Gold standard premiers and elections galore

A new podcast series about news and the world of politics, featuring special guests getting ...  
Death taxes and curfews for kids: The Queensland Election

In the lead-up to the Queensland Election, there has been no shortage of events for the media to ...  
Government-backed NBN monopoly flexes its muscles

The monopoly NBN Co enjoys adversely affects the wider public, writes Paul Budde.   
Scott Morrison's biggest success is manipulating his own image

Scott Morrison has a talent for appealing to every day, ordinary Australians by playing the part ...  
A brief history of the Murdoch clan: A tale of two Keiths

David Donovan explains why Kevin Rudd's petition for a royal commission into the Murdochs' infl ...  
The Great Australian Dream has become a nightmare as recession deepens

Amidst the worst economic crisis in almost a century, young Australians are increasingly worried ...  
The Green wave that swept the 2020 A.C.T. Election

In a result almost none saw coming, the A.C.T. Greens have tripled their seat count in the A.C.T. ...  
NBN battle between the ACCC and the Government

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has issued a Statement of Expectation to the ACCC over their ...  
When grandparenting is an unfair burden

A growing number of grandparents care full time for their grandchildren in Australia, without ...  
Coal-fired air pollution: The invisible killer

In refusing to introduce acceptable air pollution standards, Australia’s politicians are esse ...  
How think tanks and the media shape Australia's foreign policy

The role of think tanks and lobby groups in the political landscape is one of the most underes ...  
The removal of First Nations children remains scandalously high

The forced removal of a child or children from their parents is indisputably one of the most ...  
Bigotry, racism and the power of the Israel lobby

The subject of bigotry is fraught with danger and it’s with trepidation that one wanders through ...  
A Trump victory would be a win for the Morrison Government

Australia's LNP Government has developed a reliance on the Right-wing Trump Administration as a ...  
How the media will affect the Queensland Election outcome

Most media coverage of the Queensland election campaign has been well behaved, except for newsp ...  
English language test requirement deemed a 'racist measure'

A mandatory English language test for new immigrants and their sponsors reflects racial attitudes ...  
Reasons to be hopeful for a Joe Biden victory

Polls are leaning towards a Democrat victory in the upcoming U.S. Election, ending the circus that ...  
Gladys Berejiklian and Dan Andrews: Spot the difference

In a recent ABC piece, Insiders host David Speers opined that Gladys Berejiklian and Daniel ...  

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