“The story changed for Morrison’s benefit. The heat of a serious crisis was replaced by a blazing straw man. But the Moss review could find no evidence of misconduct by Save the Children. ”
Sex with under-age detainees and pressure to cover up abuse show Nauru’s dysfunction goes well beyond the Moss review.
Lee Kuan Yew played to win; Netanyahu shores up foreign allies; ASIS to train Japanese spies.
“This is about more than just eliminating obstacles at the border – it is about more fully integrating 12 national economies and the policies that regulate them.”
Letters, Poem & Editorial
All voices needed in violence debate
Martin McKenzie-Murray’s recent article “Inside men’s rights groups” (March 21-27) raises some important questions around constructions of violence, masculinity …
Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne’s musical about Imelda Marcos shows corruption is the same as it ever was.
Myanmar is finding its feet as a tourist destination, and the best way to take advantage is to leave the ground.
A preference for male lab rats in clinical trials skews new drugs towards effectiveness in men.
San Francisco 49ers. (Bonus points: Parramatta Eels; 2006.)
The Washington Post.
“He took my personal car park.”
The Sikh priest complains about ex-footballer Ben Cousins’ erratic behaviour at a temple in Perth.
“He was inviting people to roll their eyes, grimace, groan. So Julie responded in exactly the way he wanted her to.”
The communications minister explains why Joe Hockey really wanted Julie Bishop to roll her eyes and hold her forehead in shame during his clumsy eulogy to Malcolm Fraser.
“I’m happy to put that challenge out there, let’s cap our production right here and start acting like grown-ups.”
The Fortescue Metals boss encourages miners Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton and Vale to cap iron ore production. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission was unable to distinguish between being “grown up” and a “cartel”.
“WhatsApp or Wickr or Threema or Signal or Telegram – there’s a gazillion of them.”
The communications minister encourages journalists to use various messaging services that circumvent the metadata retention legislation he is advocating in parliament. Peter Dutton’s advice on beating border security was not forthcoming.
“You can hear he is trying to smash the door down.”
An investigator working on the Germanwings crash that killed 150 people in the French Alps explains that one of the pilots was apparently locked out of the cockpit before the crash.
“I’ve just heard the news … I regret this break-up and I hope the remainder of the band sticks together.”
The NSW opposition leader responds to news Zayn Malik has left One Direction. The likely impact on this weekend’s state election was unknown at time of print.