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Articles by Guy Rundle

Rundle: true innovation would undermine capitalism — all else is just rent-seeking

Malcolm Turnbull’s innovation policy is just a “money spray” for the corporate establishment.

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Rundle: Kelly and Bramston ignore evidence that the CIA undid Gough

It is not a conspiracy theory to posit that the American and Australian intelligence forces had something to do with the Dismissal.

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Rundle: San Bernardino shootings the result of a nihilistic America

The inland empire has become untenable, violent and wild, with nothing to hold on to.

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Rundle: imagine there’s no religion (in education)

A discrimination case in Tasmania could end up undermining religious schools. But that might be for the best …

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Rundle: what general relativity teaches us about climate deniers

Sit down, get a coffee and pay attention, because it is time for a lesson in theoretical physics.

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Rundle: desperate Labor tries to claw back the left as it bleeds Green

With Di Natale to the left and Turnbull to the right, Labor needs new policies (and fast) if it wants to be in with a chance for 2019.

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Rundle: the dogs of war are off the leash

Perhaps you have not noticed, but there is already a war on. And there will be more.

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Rundle: proving the CIA-backed conspiracy that brought down Whitlam

There is no doubt that there was a conspiracy to dismiss Gough Whitlam. The only question is how far it extended.

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Rundle: same old murderous song and dance as we bomb IS again

Bombing the Middle East will create more terrorists, which the West knows. But at this point, we’re plum out of other ideas.

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Rundle: after Paris, we enter the waiting room of a post-liberal world order

In the new world order, for genuine public safety, we are going to need full civilian oversight of ASIO and other agencies.

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Rundle: terrorism is as French as le Tour Eiffel

Paris is the birthplace of political terrorism, and last week’s attacks cannot be understood in a vacuum.

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Rundle: fighting terrorism with violence only creates more terrorists

Everything will be tried, in an effort to avoid the obvious truth: withdrawing troops and bombing runs from Muslim lands would diminish the terror risk at home greatly.

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Rundle: all facts point to US involvement in the Dismissal

It takes some pretty dedicated blinders to ignore the evidence that external factors were involved in the Dismissal.

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Rundle: the coup d’etat that unmade Australia

The dismissal was where the Australia we know today was born and the hope of another one died.

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Rundle: is the Malcolm honeymoon over?

The bloom may be off our relentlessly optimistic PM …

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Rundle: a scandal for Labor ‘reminiscent of Watergate’

Branch-stacking controversy reaches a fiery head.

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Rundle: Tony Windsor urges civil disobedience in Shenhua mine protest

At the weekend, former federal independent Tony Windsor spoke to a group of Aboriginal activists, farmers and environmentalists in rural New South Wales.

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Rundle: condemning the Cup is a moral atrocity

The Melbourne Cup’s importance and pleasure as a cultural activity far outweighs that demerit.

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Rundle: the adventures of Freedom Boy and the Scientologists

Tim Wilson is holding a religious freedom round table — with virtually no representation from Islam or indigenous spirituality. But the Scientologists are there.

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Rundle: new anti-extremist security plan erodes our freedom

We’re sleepwalking towards a surveillance state — so why isn’t anyone speaking up?

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Rundle: Direct Action puts Australia in the ‘arseholes club’ of climate policy

Australia is the worst performer on climate action in the industrialised world.

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Rundle: why unions are dying (and 6 ways to save them)

Everyone wants the union, but nobody wants to pay their dues.

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And he shall reign forever and ever: Turnbull means we can all stop caring about politics

Turnbull’s elevation comes at a time when a deeper social and cultural shift is underway, a fundamental process of class realignment.

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Rundle: Andrew Denton supports euthanasia for the mentally ill, within limits

Last night’s Di Gribble Argument was not so much an argument as it was a furious agreement by bunch of people from the same social class.

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‘Greatly exaggerated’: Peter Reith’s account of ‘children overboard’

The Reith Papers contain an account of the “children overboard” scandal. But it’s not the same account you will find in the history books …

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