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Union Dirty Work: Labor Now Risks Democratic Fabric

NOT CONTENT with its complicity in a challenge to a Royal Commissioner — made purely to protect criminal thuggery — the ALP is so beholden to lawless, violent unions as to now undertake an enterprise that risks democracy itself; its plan to seek vice-regal intervention to remove Dyson Heydon is inappropriate, breaches convention, and imperils democratic institutions. 2,141 more words

Penny Wong Is About To Debate Cory Bernardi On Marriage Equality; Here, Have A Drinking Game

I know it’s probably irresponsible to suggest a drinking game right now. It’s pretty inadvisable at the best of times, let alone at midday on a Wednesday. 525 more words


The Coalition say 'no' to their consciences.

A couple of weeks ago, senators Cory Bernardi (Liberal Party) and Penny Wong (Labor Party) went head to head in a debate over gay marriage. This included the following exchange: 442 more words

Cory Bernardi

Ten Questions for Cory Bernardi and Penny Wong

Yesterday, along with many others I watched the much anticipated marriage equality debate between Cory Bernardi and Penny Wong.  I found some of the questions from the press gallery quite predictable. 1,401 more words

Australian Politics

Sitting For Truth As Labor Sinks To New Lows

Speaking out against homosexuality takes guts these days. Do it and the ad hominems start to fly your way. Social media bullies will copy discussion you’ve had with individuals and post it everywhere they can to rally gangs to intimidate you into silence. 945 more words


ALP conference: Labor's left grapples with reality

As the Labor left discovered at the party’s conference this weekend, it’s much easier to advance progressive policies while in a successful government than it is in a barely-trusted opposition.

Weekly column for The Drum.