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Articles by Guy Rundle

Rundle: in Greece, on the cusp of history

Greece is a long way from saved, but the ascension of Syriza should provide a political road map for aspiring left-wing governments.

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Rundle: Prince Philip knighthood may be Abbott’s finest service to the Liberal Party

Sir Prince Philip may just be the death of irony, once and for all.

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Rundle: the notorious Allen Jones, who shocked the unshockable

Allen Jones has gone from enfant terrible of the avant-garde to a bit of a historical footnote.

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Rundle: comrades, Greece is the word

The Left is in power in Greece for the first time in years — can an alliance of communists, socialists and fellow travellers stand up to the troika?

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Rundle: did the AFP trade away the lives of the Bali Nine?

If Australian nationality means anything, the Australian government needs to do everything in its power to prevent its citizens — even the ratbag, drug-smuggling ones — from being executed abroad.

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Rundle: Obama has no hope of achieving his agenda, so why is he smiling?

President Barack Obama was in his element at the annual State of the Union address, despite knowing that almost none of his legislative agenda will pass a recalcitrant Congress.

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Rundle: the complicated and weird electoral maths of the UK election

This was meant to be Labour’s year, right? But then UKIP, the Greens, some Scottish nationals and maybe even the hapless Lib-Dems got in the way.

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Rundle: leaking the ‘Multi-function Polis’, or how I won the 1990 election for Andrew Peacock

Crikey’s writer-at-large comes clean on his baffling role as a whistleblower in the 1990 election.

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Rundle: Europe’s post-Hebdo hangover

With David Cameron and Francois Hollande desperately capitalising on #jesuischarlie, our own pollies make their own political plays.

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Rundle: after Hebdo, the world enters political limbo

Both the Right and the Left have eschewed any attempt to sensibly comprehend and politically locate the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

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Rundle: so many questions from Sydney Siege, but no adequate answers

There are many unanswered questions from last year’s Sydney Siege. And an internal police investigation is unlikely to provide the comprehensive answers Australia and the victims deserve.

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Rundle: ‘Hebdoiste’ world leaders laud satire but quash true dissent

Recently converted “Hebdoiste” world leaders exemplify the meaninglessness of our post-political age.

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Rundle: Charlie Hebdo, terrorism and the distortion of popular memory

The violence against French journalists and cartoonists has shaken the world — but the reaction is something Charlie Hebdo itself would’ve mocked.

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Rundle: 2014 sounded the death knell of the Right’s ‘consoling illusions’

How will the right-wing parties of the world respond to their losses in 2014? And how will they fare in the years to come?

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Rundle: Abbott visits Iraq, desperately seeking a coherent message

Team Abbott’s surprise visit to Iraq was, to put it mildly, a little curious. To put it less mildly, the move smacks of a government desperate to find a meaningful project after a year of failures.

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Rundle: sigh, Leyonhjelm a right-wing gun nut after all

Australia is itself proof that tightening gun control laws prevents gun massacres. So why does David Leyonhjelm think that the Sydney cafe siege could have been prevented if more civilians carried guns?

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Rundle: Monis was a criminal. The Tele made him a terrorist.

The Australian tabloids gave a lone gunman exactly what he wanted — the association with Islamic State.

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Rundle: Bush v Clinton mark II and the death of democracy

Anyone can be president of the United States, so long as they come from one of two political dynasties …

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Rundle: why it is important Aboriginal Australians identify collectively

Now is not the time to emphasise difference among Aboriginal communities.

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Rundle: Warren Mundine’s individual treaty idea a confused farrago

Mundine wants to dissolve collective Aboriginal identity altogether and have Aboriginal people claim their second citizenship as that of a specific nation. This is a terrible idea.

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Rundle: if Morrison rolls Abbott, the Greens could end up stronger than ever

The Labor Party seems fresh out of ideas. And the Greens are more than happy to eat Labor’s lunch.

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Rundle: Pyne’s trip to whine country won’t help Libs win South Australia

Pyne’s desperate letters of support for ABC’s Adelaide production studio are completely detached from reality — not that we should take them at face value.

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Rundle: the Right is coming for your children

If you wonder how the “othering” of other people’s children happens, just ask Christian Kerr, who used a photo of a Senator’s daughter to illustrate a four-line “story” about nothing.

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Rundle: the legend of D.B. Cooper

As he bids farewell to the States again, our correspondent-at-large offers the tale of one of a Thanksgiving mystery which changed the experience of being a plane passenger forever.

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Rundle: the culture of fear in an America where black lives don’t matter

After years of the War on Terror breeding a climate of fear, Americans are finally rising up against authority and class divides.

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