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Articles by Guy Rundle

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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Rundle: Napthine’s loss the beginning of the end for the Right

Denis Napthine’s government has been comprehensively booted out of Victoria in a historic loss for a one-term government. And Crikey’s writer-at-large says there is more to come.

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Rundle: the eternal, unchanging, unyielding American sitcom

The sitcom will be with us as long as there are televisions.

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Rundle: in Ferguson, no justice, no peace

The protests over the grand jury decision over teenager Michael Brown’s death are unprecedented in modern America, but not unexpected.

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Rundle: how Lambie could bring down our cosy, undemocratic oligarchy

Jacqui Lambie has become even more of a wild card now that she’s ditched Clive. But what does this fiasco mean for our democracy?

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Rundle: Obama’s amnesty to illegal immigrants brings millions out of the shadows

The real and symbolic importance of Obama’s promise to provide amnesty to illegal immigrants cannot be overstated.

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Rundle: WA’s Aboriginal plan straight-up racism

Half of white rural Australia is a drain, but we overwhelmingly agree that we want it to persevere, because people live there, have made lives rich in tradition and memory there. The attack on Aboriginal Australia is about skin colour, plain and simple.

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Rundle: the Philae landing, Jonathan Swift, and Kim Kardashian’s arse

Two world-shattering events occurred last week: we landed a probe on a comet, and Kim Kardashian got naked on the cover of a magazine. Crikey’s writer-at-large ponders the significance of the two.

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Rundle: the rise of Clivosaurus a product of voter curiosity

Far from being the populist saviour of our supposedly broken political system, Clive Palmer swept to power on little more than voter curiosity, and has given Queenslanders more Lefty shtick than they expected.

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Rundle: kvetching Democrats don’t know how good they have it

The Left is nothing if not self-defeating, but US Democrats have a lot to be proud of.

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Rundle: stars ‘n’ stripes ‘n’ Frappuccinos forever

As Veterans Day goes by, Crikey’s writer-at-large witnesses first-hand the cost of glorifying military service.

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Rundle: finding peace in the decaying remains of America’s malls

Standing in the hollowed-out carcass of a dying mall, Crikey’s writer-at-large catches a glimpse of the transience of modern life.

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Rundle: to hell with Kumbayah — Obama turns the guns after Dems wipeout

With heavy losses in the US midterms, some were worried Obama might bow to Republicans in order to stabilise the government. Instead, it looks he’ll go down fighting.

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Rundle: a bloodbath for the Dems — but America moved Left

America has turned red overnight, but a number of progressive laws also got over the line, reports Crikey’s writer at large.

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Rundle: Republicans on track for major midterm victory

The end of the Obama era is upon us, and the Republicans are ready to strike back.

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Rundle: Hillary promises all-female Democrat team will uphold the US empire

Hillary Rodham Clinton appeals to working and middle-class values at a Democrat event in the US bellwether state of New Hampshire.

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