Jessica Rudd’s follow-up to her debut novel will continue the personal and political dramas of her protagonist Ruby, but it’s unlikely to feature a female PM sinking in the polls, nor a phoenix rising from the ashes.
Andrew Bolt was found guilty of breaching the Racial Discrimination Act, Julia Gillard hired a former Tony Blair enforcer, and Paul Howes helped launch a new left-leaning think tank: this is The Power Index's roll call of people who mattered this week.
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