The accelerating pandemic in the United States will delay the recovery of that economy, weaken world economic growth and inevitably hurting Australia
Why Andrew Bolt is addicted to vilification
Andrew Bolt's recent, vicious attacks on people of colour suggest he's trying to get back to happier days.
How cultural blindspots and a lack of diversity undermined pandemic response
Right-wing media is blaming a COVID-19 spike in Victoria on multiculturalism, but a lack of diversity is the more likely culprit.
US surge continues, supermarket limits return, and UK anarchy
The number of confirmed infections in the US has gone past 2 million, but the real rate is likely higher. Plus more of the latest coronavirus news.
Dyson Heydon is not being martyred. An employer simply did the right thing
The suggestion Dyson Heydon's reputation has been shattered is correct — he has been found, following a due and fair process, to have done things that deserve exactly that result.
More #mefree than #metoo as police confirm no charges against ex-mayor Robert Doyle
More than two years after he was accused of sexual assault, Victoria Police have confirmed that no charges will be brought against former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle.
Everything sucks: Australia — and the world — just had one hell of a week
ABC cuts, environmental turmoil, virus spikes and political malaise — Australia just had a week, and it's not going to get any better.
Scientists are enchanted by Australia’s horrifying murder-clouds (and other news you may have missed)
The effects of the devastating 2020 summer bushfires are still wowing scientists. Plus other stories that slipped through the cracks this week.
Google pays publishers, including Crikey, for using news. Will audiences follow?
Google will pay some publishers for their content for a new news product.
The midst of a recession is the worst time for the ABC to cut economics coverage ?
The ABC is proposing a cut to its business reporting team in the midst of a recession.
Anatomy of a disaster: how the NTEU’s plan to save jobs fell apart
A controversial plan by the National Tertiary Education Union has divided the rank and file membership during a period of increasing uncertainty for the sector.
Landing a job as a judge's associate is the biggest prize a law graduate can get. But there's a darker side to that intimate professional relationship.
The honours system may evolve, but don’t expect openness any time soon
Even the monarchists think the Australian honours system needs to be overhauled. But what are the chances politicians make the process more transparent and accountable to the public?
Top tier Tories: how politics is colouring the Order of Australia honours
The Coalition comes out well and truly on top in this full list of Order of Australia honours given out to politicians over the past few years...
Qantas will sack 6000 of its employees, as job losses are felt across the country. Plus more of the latest coronavirus news.
How small is the government’s arts package? Very, very small
The government's arts assistance package, like its state equivalents, is trivial given the size of the industry and the catastrophe that has befallen it.
Are Victoria’s COVID-19 clusters the new normal? ?
The recent spike in coronavirus cases in Victoria shows the pandemic is far from over.
Time to ban facial recognition in Australia before it wrecks more lives
US states, cities, police forces and tech companies are turning their backs on facial recognition technology. Why is Australia continuing to embrace it?
The government won’t go green after COVID-19 — and the public won’t care
History tells us that the searing urgency for climate action after the summer's bushfires will cool unless principled people keep up the good fight.
Jacqui Lambie is in a unique spot to derail the government's proposed university fee hike. Here's why she should.
Donation laws prove tricky in phoney war on super — while the real war hots up
While the Liberal Party continues to attack the industry super sector, the profound flaws on the retail super model are about to be played out in court.
Labor offers to deal with terrorists in climate wars
In offering bipartisanship on energy, Labor is offering to do a deal with the 'terrorists' who have thwarted all forms of climate action for years.
How did Dan Tehan stuff up higher education reform so badly?
The government's university fee hike is a sloppy, rushed proposal which will achieve the opposite of what it proposes... but maybe that's the point.
The ABC's five-year plan has been revealed, with 250 jobs expected to go. But that's just the start of the cuts.
Anatomy of a sting: how sexual harassment allegations against a High Court judge came to light
Crikey goes inside how a pair of journalists reported Dyson Heydon's downfall...
Anatomy of a News Corp beat up
Don't expect this to be the last time News Corp goes after Greens Senator Lidia Thorpe. Once they spot an ideological enemy, there is no development, no angle, that will be left unexplored.