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A Labor victory is in sight

May 6, 2019 - 13:07 -- Admin

We’re into the final two weeks of the 2019 federal election campaign, and two opinion polls released today still point towards a Labor victory.

The monthly Ipsos shows a two-party preferred vote of
52 per cent to the Australian Labor Party, and 48 per cent to the Liberal–National

Captain GetUp: The lost avenger?

April 13, 2019 - 08:15 -- Admin

Some election campaigns are fairly straightforward. The prime minister sets a date, and both parties sell their policies. There’s a lot of talk about economic management, fairness, justice, some international relations and, maybe some specific issue concerning the electorate. The major candidates tend to be pretty honest and the public makes a choice one way or the other, usually returning the government of the day.

Scott Morrison and racism

March 18, 2019 - 23:26 -- Admin

Fifty people. That’s a large number of people,
and it’s still difficult to comprehend this is how many died in the
Christchurch shootings last Friday. The Islamic community is still grieving
from the gravity of the events, but it’s best not to let up in the quest to
apportion responsibility for one of worst peace-time gun massacres in history.

Who can we blame for the Christchurch killings?