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Articles by Guy Rundle

Rundle: why the Oz has abandoned Bolt and the populist right

Andrew Bolt, Miranda Devine and Rita Panahi talk in a language no one understands anymore.

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Rundle: so much for liberalism

The individual is paramount. Except when the individual screws up, in which case it is the system that is to blame.

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On Goodes, Reclaim Australia and the Great Lathaming

Good lord, it just gets worse with trying to defend those who boo Adam Goodes. And what is up with taxi seatbelts?

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Rundle: AFL comrades, rally around Goodes — and go on strike!

AFL players must reimagine themselves as comrades, rather than commodified, alienated stars, to rally around Adam Goodes and eliminate football’s racist spectacle.

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Rundle: why Clinton needs Sanders to split the Republicans

In the desert of the real, the spectacle is all. And what a spectacle the race for US president is already turning out to be.

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Rundle: Labor signs on for efficient bastardy in an unsatisfying pageant

The Labor conference is all for show, of course. These decisions have been made long ago, behind closed doors.

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Rundle: tremble, overlords, for the socialist revolution is upon us

The frontrunner to lead the British Labour Party is an avowed socialist. Even in the US socialist Bernie Sanders is making headway. Over to you, Australia.

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Rundle: all hail the great sky god Reform!

Australia needs to plan for the crunch that is coming, and we need to re-evaluate everything. But by all means, keep chanting inanely for “Reform”.

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Rundle: Tony can look to his UK overlords as to how to gut a public broadcaster

That most cherished of British institutions, the BBC, is under attack from the Conservative government. Tony Abbott, take note.

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Rundle: Abbott’s gutting of renewables is not just dumb, it’s treason

Renewable energy is helping Australia make the transition from private to socialised power. And that scares the pants off Big Energy.

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Rundle: whatever you see in Greece, nothing is further from the truth

Alexis Tsipras is not a wild-eyed Marxist revolutionary. Nor is he Tony Blair. But the real story on Greece is only just beginning.

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Rundle: so you think you can effect political change? Stop holding dance-offs!

The arts community is up in arms about Brandis’ announced funding cuts. But it’s going about that protest all wrong. Here’s what would actually work.

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Rundle: no one cares about Shorten’s AWU days — and no one goes to the pub anyway

The “pub test” is a completely fabricated construct. There is no “real Australia” who go to the pub and discuss union politics anymore.

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Rundle: on Bastille Day, the EU’s headed to the guillotine

The Greek deal may or may not be good for Greece. But it almost certainly is not good for the European Union.

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Rundle: the real reason we’re afraid of a Greek default (hint: it’s not about Greece)

What would happen if we in the West realised how imaginary and counter-productive vast debt levels are?

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Rundle: through a stone glass darkly, a labyrinth of humanity

In an apartment complex 11,000 years old, Crikey’s writer-at-large discovers who we were, and who we will be.

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Rundle: in Walsh’s death, a private act of mourning becomes a media event

Mourning is a private affair, but we have turned it into a ghastly media spectacle.

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Rundle: Labor’s gay marriage obsession proves the ALP is done

If Labor has nothing more progressive to offer than same-sex marriage, there is nothing left.

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Rundle: won’t someone please help poor Erica?

Eric Abetz is so lost at sea when trying to describe why he opposes same-sex marriage. Crikey’s writer-at-large is struck with an urge to help him out.

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Rundle: Reece Harding was a hero, this government a sleazy absurdity

If we think Islamic State is the epitome of evil and must be stopped, why do we then threaten those who try to stop it?

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Rundle: Q&A, The Australian, and why the right is scared to death of ideas

The Australian says some people should not be allowed to speak in public because they themselves are “despicable”. Where are the free speech classical liberals?

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Rundle: Freedom Boy and Eeyore’s Q&A misadventure

Paul Kelly and Tim Wilson did their valiant best to attack the ABC for allowing Zaky Mallah to ask a question on Q&A. It did not go so well …

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Rundle: a Grexit would put an end to the great European experiment

Is Greece about to shatter the dream of a united Europe? If so, you can blame the neoliberals.

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Rundle: How Q&A wedged the right

Asking Nick Cater and Freedom Boy Tim Wilson to join the Q&A panel was a masterstroke. But now it’s all up to Wilson.

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Rundle: Obamacare victory is a big fucking deal

Obamacare has established a beachhead, and from there, a push to expand and extend public health can now be mounted.

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