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Lisa Wilkinson has claimed victory. Who is she kidding?

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Kate Halfpenny

Civil War is a movie. If Trump wins, could it be a reality?

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Nick Bryant

The ‘gimmick’ that has sparked a cricket culture war

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Daniel Brettig

In India elections are a matter of faith, and criticism is akin to blasphemy

Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Australians of a certain age may recall the story of Graham Staines, a Christian...

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Zach Hope

The pandemic pumped up productivity. Then the bubble burst

When COVID-19 erupted across the globe in 2020, we shifted where we spent our time: we watched more movies, baked, and spent more time sharing...

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Millie Muroi

There was no conspiracy, so why pursue Higgins over her payout?

A simple lesson should be clear now that Justice Michael Lee has ruled on the long dispute about whether Bruce Lehrmann raped Brittany Higgins five...

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David Crowe

We’ve been told we need to work from the office full-time. Why?

We’ve been told we need to come back into the office every day of the week. I am, as are a lot of my colleagues, so disappointed with this...

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Jonathan Rivett

Batters or batsman? Aggers, it’s not a hill to die on

Jonathan Agnew? “Aggers”, as the English cricket commentator is known? He is one of the greats, every bit as much a part of the ABC Ashes coverage...

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Peter Fitzsimons

US and China’s mounting debts could hurt us all

If the financial positions of the world’s two largest economies are becoming unsustainable, should the rest of us be concerned? As the public debt...

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Stephen Bartholomeusz

Why Beveridge has to go – and the man who should replace him

The Dogs are barking, but not in a way that gives their premiership coach, Luke Beveridge, any comfort. And they might soon bite him, ending the...

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Kane Cornes

Lust, power, politics, money: In court with Donald Trump

Greetings from New York. There is something incredibly surreal about watching a former US president walk into a courtroom as both a candidate for...

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Farrah Tomazin

The problem isn’t the definition of terrorism, it’s that the label determines our response

It might be hard to believe, but “terrorist” began as a term of pride: a label terrorists gave themselves to legitimise and explain their...

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Waleed Aly

If the Reserve Bank were a football coach, it would have been sacked eons ago

If the Reserve Bank were a football coach, it would have been sacked eons ago. The bank’s job is to hold inflation between 2 and 3 per cent. Since...

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Shane Wright

Could Melbourne really crush this gem from one of the world’s greatest architects?

Melbourne City Council’s decision to extend by a year the life of MPavilion 10 in the Queen Victoria Gardens, across the road from the National...

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Joe Rollo

Are we waiting until someone is killed before we ban the illegal fat bike?

I saw it barrelling towards me, a few hundred metres away on the footpath. Wide, black, metallic, with a small human on its chunky seat. The fat...

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Pat Stringa

Star shows it has dud hand in bid to keep licence

It seems like the only thing saving The Star Sydney from losing its licence is the NSW government’s desire to save the jobs of the thousands of...

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Elizabeth Knight

How Liberal mistakes are driving the Greens and Nationals’ succession plans

The departure of Daniel Andrews and a rare reprieve from leadership chatter granted to John Pesutto has done little to quell broader leadership...

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Annika Smethurst

Should I have married my husband? Red flag culture would say no

Anyone who has walked down an aisle or stood under a 50-year-old gum to affirm a legally binding, lifelong pact has probably asked themselves at...

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Hannah Vanderheide

Why the Roosters are the NRL’s most perplexing team

If there’s one team I haven’t been able to get a proper read on this season, it’s the Roosters. Are they title heavyweights? Top-four material?...

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Andrew Johns

Star centre is doubly destructive at fullback. So what do Roosters do about Manu?

At the end of 2022, New Zealand’s World Cup campaign was based in Leeds, not far from where Donald Bradman once rewrote the record books with 309...

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Dan Walsh

Starvation is true horror. Sanctions against Israel are Australia’s only choice

Following the October 7 attacks in Israel, the Australian government was quick to unequivocally condemn Hamas’ acts as brutal and inhumane. Both...

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Marc Purcell

Mystery gold buyer is betting on geopolitical and financial mayhem

A powerful force is stalking the world’s gold market. It is operating in the shadows. None of the normal footprints are visible on the London...

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Ambrose Evans-Pritchard

China’s Xi Jinping might have to revise his five-year plan

The stronger-than-expected growth in China’s economy in the March quarter hasn’t assuaged concerns over the nature of that growth and its...

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Stephen Bartholomeusz

Taylor Swift’s poetic licence: why all the fuss around her new album title?

Seldom has a squiggle caused such a fuss, or more a squiggle’s absence. Three weeks back, this masthead’s own “word-herder” Joanne Anderson...

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David Astle

In the rare earths Game of Thrones, Gina Rinehart grabs the crown

An important piece of Gina Rinehart’s strategic jigsaw puzzle was publicly placed this week when the iron ore billionaire grabbed a 5.8 per cent...

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Elizabeth Knight

Albanese’s big funding problem has been diagnosed but not yet cured

It hit with the subtlety of a sledgehammer. Anthony Albanese hadn’t been long elected when the number crunchers came knocking with unwelcome...

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Chris Richardson

I made mistakes at university, just not enough of them

When I went to university, I spent three years trying not to make mistakes. So, naturally, I made a load of them. Here are some of the biggest....

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Bella Westaway

Influencers are shining a light on public housing. But are they doing good or just gawking?

South Melbourne’s Park Towers are infested with many critters: cockroaches, rats and, more recently, content creators, desperate to document the...

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Scobie Mckay

Debt-saturated markets may soon face a ‘Minsky’ moment

Markets are once again at a possible inflection point – and a deeply negative one at that. Last week’s sudden escalation in hostilities in the...

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Jeremy Warner

Eager investors push Australian ETF market to near $200 billion

The Australian exchange-traded funds (ETFs) market has surged from strength to strength in the past 12 months reaching a total value of just under...

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John Collett

Should we use savings to pay down mortgage or invest in shares?

For the past five years my husband and I, age 28 and 27, have been putting as much as we possibly can into extra mortgage repayments. For some time...

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Noel Whittaker

Australia must not lose the war within over religion, ideology and politics

Early on Tuesday morning, Mottel Gestetner awoke to distressing news. Sometime during the night, a mural at a prominent Melbourne intersection...

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Chip Le Grand

Our museum is thriving because we do things differently

When primatologist Jane Goodall first observed chimps using sticks as tools and fishing for termites back in 1960, there were those who didn’t want...

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Kim Mckay

What the Lehrmann case means for the future of defamation law in Australia

Who are the winners and losers in the Bruce Lehrmann defamation case? Freedom of speech and the public’s right to know are winners. Bruce...

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Peter Bartlett

The chart that shows how happy you are, just as long as you’re old enough

There hasn’t been much room for good news lately, so you might have missed the stellar month Australia’s had in some key global rankings. In...

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Matt Wade

Lehrmann’s lies and Lisa’s angry text flag possible new skirmishes

At 10.48 on a Sunday night in June 2023, Spotlight executive producer Mark Llewellyn’s phone pinged. It was a furious text message from Lisa...

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Kate Mcclymont

Want to retire early? Consider these things first

Have you ever noticed the common patterns in mainstream personal finance narratives? Remember The 4-Hour Work Week, the bestselling book that...

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Paridhi Jain

A stabbing, a riot, a nation divided: Albanese’s toughest test

Division is easy when a video goes viral of a young man striding toward a bishop and appearing to stab him on an altar as he falls to the floor....

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David Crowe

‘New Competition’? It’s protectionism with an industry policy veneer

The pandemic, the intensifying geopolitical collisions between the US and China, and the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East are reversing decades...

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Stephen Bartholomeusz

Unlicensed aged care advice could hinder your later retirement years

Older Australians and their families are being warned to be careful about seeking the help of unlicensed and unregulated advisers and consultants...

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John Collett

World watching as Trump finally fronts courtroom

For all his bluster, bad-mouthing and myriad delay attempts, former US president Donald Trump finally found himself in court this week facing...

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The Age&x27S View

Belting Brad: Senate turns supermarket CEO flogging into Olympic sport

A photo finish was needed to decide the winner of the gold medal for the most ridiculous performance at a Senate Inquiry – the contenders being...

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Elizabeth Knight

Church stabbing, Bondi Junction highlight X’s failure to moderate

Extreme conservative influencer Andrew Tate is among those using footage of the Wakeley stabbing to push hateful rants and conspiracies on X, days...

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Tim Biggs

The secret to success on dating apps is economical

One in four Aussies under the age of 44 met their partner online. Oddly enough, as a 19-year-old woman, I do not know any of them. My experiences...

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Siena Fagan

Iran has given Israel licence to ‘go nuts’. But there are reasons to resist

Israel faces a dilemma of historic proportions as it decides how to respond to Iran’s weekend attack. On the one hand, the Iranian barrage of over...

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Peter Hartcher

Unpaid internships are one thing, but paying to work? That’s absurd

What if I told you people are paying to work? Yes, you read that right, and we need to talk about it. The most recent school term has been...

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Millie Muroi

Forensic gaze of Justice Lee left no-one unscathed in Lehrmann defamation case

The withering forensic gaze that Justice Michael Lee has brought to bear on the fraught Bruce Lehrmann defamation case leaves none of the main...

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Deborah Snow

Why the US dollar is setting off alarm bells around the world

Suddenly, financial markets have become highly volatile, with the escalation of Middle East hostilities and last week’s increased US inflation...

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Stephen Bartholomeusz

Star wars: The dirty fight between the casino and its regulator

Management dysfunction, falsification of customer welfare checks, disclosure discrepancies, a plot for a coup, and a $3.2 million theft by patrons...

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Elizabeth Knight

Lehrmann judgment will bring some comfort to sexual assault victims everywhere

He lied. The judge was clear about that – he said Bruce Lehrmann’s account of events was “risible” and “inherently implausible” and that...

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Jacqueline Maley

The good, the bad and the unknown: Where to now for Rabbitohs?

A few answers, more questions, but, most crucially, at least a couple more weeks for Jason Demetriou. South Sydney fronted up when their coach...

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Dan Walsh

In praise of the eggcorn, the English language’s most logical mistake

Jo lived next door, a widow in her 80s, with pain and a Cairn terrier as companions. Her twilight ritual was walking the block, a patient loop...

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David Astle

Schizophrenia and homelessness can be a deadly combination

News that the perpetrator of the tragic mass homicide in Bondi Junction may have had schizophrenia raises the public alarm about the danger of...

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Matthew Large

The omnishambles that cast nobody in glory

This is how disgrace unfolds. It begins with criminal charges against a person being withdrawn, buttressing from supporters, becoming a cause...

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Harriet Alexander

My bayside suburb is split in half by eight lanes of pain

Moorabbin Airport planes constantly fly over my suburb, but it isn’t Moorabbin. The country’s second-busiest airport has been operating there...

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Sofia Dedes

A comfortable retirement? Not on these numbers

As a recent retiree, I am pleased to have more free time on my hands. I confess, I use a chunk of that free time wondering what to do with all this...

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Paul Mcshane

Intense demands on Dees, Pies; here comes Harley: Key takeouts from round five

Cam Rayner arrived at the Brisbane Lions in 2018, the No.1 pick in the 2017 draft. Dustin Martin had just come off one of the most dominant seasons...

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Andrew Stafford

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