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The single tweet that revealed Trump’s foreign policy

As a general rule, it’s probably wise to ignore what Donald Trump tweets. But I couldn’t help break that rule this week. Source: The single tweet that revealed Trump’s foreign policy

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Trump is only finishing what Hollywood and the media started

Trump can only do this – after taking it to a never-ending election campaign – because the cultural environment exists to receive it as some version of common sense. Source: Trump is only finishing what Hollywood and the media started

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Malcolm Turnbull will never have a credible climate change policy

The greatest hallmark of the Coalition’s baked-in streak of climate denialism is the extent to which it will contort itself not to have a credible policy. Source: Malcolm Turnbull will never have a credible climate change policy

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Pauline Hanson: Just a case of right place, right time

Pauline Hanson’s big idea is that Australia is under relentless attack from minorities that swamp us without assimilating. Source: Pauline Hanson: Just a case of right place, right time

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The real agenda behind amending 18C: sending a message to minorities

You’re not allowed to read 18C without 18D. And frankly, you shouldn’t be able to talk about them separately either. Source: The real agenda behind amending 18C: sending a message to minorities

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Waleed Aly on Aboriginal deaths in custody: ‘Do black deaths matter?’

Waleed Aly has expressed dismay over Australia’s willingness to accept black deaths in custody. Source: Waleed Aly on Aboriginal deaths in custody: ‘Do black deaths matter?’

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We’ve stopped believing that elections mean anything, but who can blame us?

There is an historic rejection of the political establishment underway. Source: We’ve stopped believing that elections mean anything, but who can blame us?

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Three weeks in, it’s still an election about nothing in particular

There are flashpoints – negative gearing, maybe some health funding, possibly even boats – but there’s no central, definitive theme. Source: Three weeks in, it’s still an election about nothing in particular

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Who’s in, who’s out: Trump’s version of modern society

If Donald Trump is elected president of the United States, London’s new mayor would be barred from entering the country because he’s a Muslim. Source: Who’s in, who’s out: Trump’s version of modern society

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What Waleed Aly and John Oliver have in common

Waleed Aly’s Gold Logie wasn’t only a win for diversity on Australian TV – it was a win for intelligent public debate. Source: What Waleed Aly and John Oliver have in common

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16 Reasons There’s Never Been A More Exciting Time To Be Waleed Aly

Haters gonna hate. Winners gonna win. Source: 16 Reasons There’s Never Been A More Exciting Time To Be Waleed Aly

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Gold Logie 2016 winner Waleed Aly stuns with powerful speech

The Project co-host silences his critics at the Logies with another trademark speech that cut straight to the heart of the awards. Source: Gold Logie 2016 winner Waleed Aly stuns with powerful speech

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Waleed Aly’s soft option on ‘The monstrous failure of our bipartisan asylum seeker policy’

Martin McMahon comments on Waleed Aly’s assessment of Australia’s bipartisan asylum seeker policy, highlighting his points with a refugee’s personal story. Source: Waleed Aly’s soft option on ‘The monstrous failure of our bipartisan asylum seeker policy’

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The monstrous failure of our bipartisan asylum seeker policy

‘Stopping the boats’ was a bipartisan policy and both sides of politics are responsible for its monstrous outcomes. Source: The monstrous failure of our bipartisan asylum seeker policy

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Six Signs The Waleed Aly Logies Fury Is All About Race And Islamophobia – New Matilda

Buckle down folks, there’s a fresh race controversy brewing. That’s good news if you’re trying to whip-up interest in the annual paint-drying festival that is The Logies, and bad news if you’re averse to a little tabloid-style dog whistling. With … Continue reading

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Dissecting The Anatomy Of Racism: Waleed Aly Got It Wrong – New Matilda

In Waleed Aly’s Fairfax column last week he explained the “anatomy” of our national neurosis, the one that periodically erupts whenever white men are challenged about their natural order. The order they have been appointed to the very apex of by, variously, … Continue reading

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Waleed Aly takes on Andrew Bolt over climate change: ‘Let me nip this in the bud’

The Project tracked down the scientist behind the graph Bolt keeps using on his show. ‘He has a message for you.’ Source: Waleed Aly takes on Andrew Bolt over climate change: ‘Let me nip this in the bud’

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The Project’s Waleed Aly wows journos with guitar work at Walkley Awards

The Project’s Waleed Aly has proven he’s more than just an accomplished journalist and lawyer, he’s also a bit of a rock star. Source: The Project’s Waleed Aly wows journos with guitar work at Walkley Awards

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Waleed Aly explains The Government’s ‘war on greenies’ – Steve Price continues to look like angry, old, white man. | 1 Million Women

Waleed Aly explains The Government’s ‘war on greenies’ – Steve Price continues to look like angry, old, white man. | 1 Million Women.

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Both sides of politics offer people outrage or seek to assuage them. Neither side tries to engage voters with persuasive arguments

The politics of persuasion: a lost art

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Tony Abbott’s budget is booby-trapped

Tony Abbott’s budget is booby-trapped.

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Labor framed as the villain again – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Labor framed as the villain again – » The Australian Independent Media Network.

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Fuse lit with rhetorical bomb about Indonesia

  Fuse lit with rhetorical bomb about Indonesia.

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Insane, antisocial loners a new type of terrorist…… Waleed Aly

The dispiriting news feels like it’s coming in a torrent. Canada suffers two terrorist attacks in a week. Another attack in New York, this one with an axe, wounds two police officers before the attacker is shot dead. Immediately you … Continue reading

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