Article: Should Gladys Berejiklian be steeling herself for an onslaught of sexism?

It’s very early days yet, but it’s going to be interesting to see how the rampant misogyny that dogged so many female politicians will play out with a Liberal premier. Will she be marked as “unfit for leadership” because she’s “deliberately barren”, as Senator Bill Heffernan said of Julia Gillard? Read the full article on […]... Read More

Article: Where is all our money going? How politicians are really spending our cash

GOVERNMENT ministers rorting travel claims have dominated the news over the last few weeks, but the real story is not in embarrassing individual cases of wrongdoing. Delving into data provided by the Department of Finance, news.com.au found parliamentarians claimed over $500 million in expenses between January 2011 and December 2015. That’s more than half a […]... Read More
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FixedIt: “Death of a family”, or pre-meditated murder of woman and children?

Murderers who also kill themselves are still murderers. Why is an otherwise thorough report of the murder of a woman and her children, including detailed evidence of her intention to divorce him, run under a headline about the “death of the Manrique-Lutz family”? All the evidence laid out in the article shows Fernando Manrique planned the […]... Read More