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Poor poll for Labor plays to Rudd’s ambition

Labor’s fall in today’s Nielsen poll will fan the leadership talk within caucus, and place enormous pressure on Julia Gillard. To put it bluntly, it’s just what the Rudd camp has been hoping for, because…
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Not so super profits tax has Labor in a bind

In a notable bookending, the mining tax that helped destroy Kevin Rudd’s leadership late last term is causing Julia Gillard serious budgetary and political problems as she heads towards the election. For…
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A fresh start to an important political year

May I start my introductory column for The Conversation with one not-so-bold prediction. This hung federal parliament – just the second in a century - is likely to be the last one we’ll see for a very…