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Articles by Guy Rundle

Rundle: political deathwatch at the Rubio wake

There is something delicious about going to a victory party that turns into a wake.

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Rundle: there’s a special place in hell for the Clinton campaign

Is there “a special place in hell” for women who don’t support Hillary Clinton? No, but there might be for the Clinton campaign.

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Rundle: free ponies, bad coffee and an entourage of ‘goombahs’ in New Hampshire

As if things couldn’t get any weirder in the US presidential primaries …

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Rundle: the great Republican travelling circus rolls on

Marco Rubio has come undone in embarrassing fashion, as Trump looks set to win New Hampshire.

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Rundle: this is how it ends for America’s Tony Abbott

With Iowa done, the once-crowded Republican primaries are all but over for everyone but Trump, Cruz and Rubio.

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Rundle: Trump’s not sunk, and neither’s Bernie

Cruz! Who knew? Everyone, actually. And Bernie’s tie with Hillary means the crotchety Larry David lookalike still has some juice left.

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Rundle: what Iowa will tell us

Will Trump with the Iowa caucus? And does it matter?

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Rundle: right-wing derangement syndrome is spreading

The conservatoriat has such a deep-seated psychological need for the right to be right, that it can’t feed back accurate information to its own side.

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Rundle: Bernie v The Donald, an establishment nightmare

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump could actually win in the New Hampshire and Iowa primaries. Then what?

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Rundle: the power and the passion of Peter Garrett

Peter Garrett has lived a very interesting life, but his memoir does not include what we need to know: how someone speaking truth to power deals with finding himself in power.

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Hey mama, welcome to the ’60s: Palin’s freestyle jazz endorsement

Sarah Palin has endorsed Donald Trump, and it was a glorious thing to behold.

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Rundle: now we’re really bullshitting with gas

The resources boom is bust. To say otherwise is an expensive delusion.

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Rundle: with the silly season over, recession is coming

The West is now facing a whole series of new conditions that will prompt recession, on top of the financial system mayhem that triggered the last one.

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Rundle: welcome to Richo’s Chinese Restaurant

There is indeed a culture of filth in the NSW Labor Right. And here’s the dirty little secret: Labor is unfit to govern.

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Rundle: Don to a turn — how spivs and moguls killed the AFL

The Essendon saga is but one chapter in the wider destruction of the AFL.

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Rundle: Barnaby and the Nats stuck between a mine and a hard place

As Barnaby Joyce follows his ambitions, the Nationals are going to have to start paying attention to rural voters, not mining interests — or go the way of the dodo themselves.

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Rundle: how Turnbull stole Christmas

The Jamie Briggs scandal breached a time-honoured ceasefire.

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Rundle’s Christmas Chrestomathy

A brief lesson in modern Christmas traditions and culture from Guy Rundle.

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Rundle’s Christmas Argument Clearing-House, Vol 2

Brush up on the Spanish election talking points ahead of your Christmas lunch. It’s bound to come up.

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Quantum physics, the tyranny of stop signs, and why the hell was Tab discontinued?

Musings from the NSW train carriage transporting Crikey’s writer-at-large.

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Maths and stats lesson needed at The Oz

Stats 101. There’s a new fun game doing the rounds: how crap will Jennifer Oriel’s column be this week? The Oz’s new resident kultur-warrior wowed the crowd a fortnight ago when she claimed that Robert Menzies had successfully banned the Communist Party 65 years ago (his failure to do so was one of the most important events […]

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Rundle: Islam does not need a reformation, but the West might

Violent fundamentalism does not come out of Islamic nations. It comes out of Islamic nations that have been violently occupied by Western powers.

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Rundle’s Christmas Argument Clearing-House, Vol 1

Guy Rundle’s guide to ending Christmas arguments.

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Rundle: how Chris Mitchell remade The Australian, for better and far, far worse

Looking back on a turbulent era.

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Rundle: op-shop messiahs and Australia’s soggy middle

Turnbull is weary. So is the public.

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