Opinion

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Shorten leaves Albo in a tough spot

premium_icon Shorten leaves Albo in a tough spot

It’s a legacy left by unpopular former Labor leader Bill Shorten — and one his successor Anthony Albanese must now deal with, writes Renee Viellaris.

Stop hating on Celeste Barber. She’s a national star

premium_icon Stop hating on Celeste Barber. She’s a national star

She has arguably done more than most to support the victims of this tragic summer of bushfires, but that doesn’t seem to be enough for the mean-spirited trolls.

Why Teflon Trad was never going to get rolled

premium_icon Why Teflon Trad was never going to get rolled

The Labor Caucus was a fizzer, bnt there was good reason tensions over Jackie Trad were never going to come to a head, writes Steven Wardill. VOTE IN OUR POLL

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Gleeso: The cult keeping Trad in power

premium_icon Gleeso: The cult keeping Trad in power

Jackie Trad’s Labor Left faction is more cult than party, disciplined to worship the leader at all costs. And therein lies the problem, writes Peter Gleeson.

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