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Written by: Leighton McDonald-Stuart and Jack Newton If you were watching the Today show yesterday, you would’ve seen old mate Karl Stefanovic ask Bill Shorten one simple question: “How old were you when Labor last delivered a surplus?” Shorten mumbled with a dramatic flair that can only come from a last minute election gaffe. He didn’t know the answer. The last time

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Written by: Josh Boughey The upcoming Federal election provides a clear choice between two different visions for Australia.   The Liberal Party’s vision is starkly clear. They’re happy to overlook economic inequality and public services to help their mates in big business grow their profit margins. Their economic plan for ‘jobs and growth’ is based on an unfunded $5

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Written by: Samuel Wall From Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in the US, to Jeremy Corbyn and the rise of UKIP in Britain, to the re-entry of Pauline Hanson and the constantly growing popularity of the Australian Greens here at home; Western democracies are beginning to show a large vein of anti-establishment politics that is emanating from both the left and right. A chat in the pub with an Aust

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Words by: Will Cheffirs   Where do I begin?   Firstly, I believe the United Kingdom (UK) is an important positive force in modern international politics. It is a strong democracy that shares many values with Australia.   However, the UK’s ability to influence the world stage, in my opinion, will be diminished by leaving the European Union (EU). Why? The UK has been a maj

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Words by: Jenny Nguyen I don’t profess to be a scholar of UK elections, I’m not a voting citizen nor have I Conitiki’d in Europe. But if there were one word to describe the British folk, it’d be opportunistic. On Thursday, the United Kingdom took the opportunity to leave the European Union. Is it not the prerogative of the imperialist to take something good and royally s

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Words By: Guss Crouch After a tumultuous campaign of lies, deceit, falsehoods and exaggeration, the referendum on British membership to the European Union is finally over. The vote which delivered 52% in favour of Leave has left a country divided. All major party leaders (minus UKIP leader Nigel Farage) had campaigned to remain in a reformed EU.   A fully independent Britain is a thing

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