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Rundle: Greece shuffling the deck chairs

What will become of Greece’s ruling Syriza party?

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Rundle: as sex claims lapse, is Julian Assange a free man?

The statute of limitations has expired on three of the accusations facing Assange, but one remains. But Crikey’s writer-at-large raises serious questions about the circumstances around that charge …

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With MH370 likely found, Malaysia’s lies begin to come undone

France is now leading the investigation into wreckage that might have come from MH370. And that is very bad news indeed for Malaysia.

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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: 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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Would France accept Greece’s new micromanagement? Mais non!

The eurozone countries are offering Greece a bailout deal — if Greece changes the way it bakes its bread.

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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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Will the TPP destroy our healthcare system?

Could the TPP force Australia to adopt an American-style model of private health? Dr Matthew Rimmer, Professor of intellectual property and innovation law at QUT, explains.

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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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EUROPE |

If Greece defaults, it will join an illustrious club of debt welshers (including Australia)

Most of the world’s economic powerhouses (including Australia) have been in sovereign default at one time or another, writes economist and freelance journalist Jason Murphy.

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Five things everyone misunderstands about the Greek debt crisis

Greece spent profligately and did not fully commit to austerity, right? Wrong. Australia Institute chief economist Richard Denniss explains five misconceptions about the Greek debt crisis, with help from Australia Institute researcher Cameron Amos.

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It’s the end of the euro as we know it (and I feel fine)

If the wise heads who developed the euro had lived through the GFC and its aftermath, they would not have so discounted the importance of unique monetary policy for each unique economy within Europe, writes economist and journalist Jason Murphy.

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Grexit, staged by the left: why Greece voted ‘no’

Greece votes “Oxi” to a bailout. So where to now? Freelance journalist based in Athens Karl Mathiesen reports.

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Greece should just use bitcoin. Actually, bitcoin can run the country

Greeks face a choice: stay in the euro or return to the drachma. But RMIT economics professor Jason Potts says there is a third option: bitcoin.

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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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The persecution of Julian Assange is not feminist, it’s political

Julian Assange has revealed a lot that powerful governments do not want us to know. But what should be made of the rape allegations against him? PhD candidate and former UN adviser Felicity Ruby explains.

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Rundle: RIP Charles Kennedy (and capitalism)

The right is collapsing, capitalism is dead, FIFA are getting their just desserts, and Charles Kennedy is dead. What a week.

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Rundle: why Ireland is showing us up in same-sex marriage

Australian politics is so broken we can’t even pass something that 70% of the population support.

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Rundle: Labo(u)r in crisis — suck it up and lay off the Greens

Labour in the UK might just have to accept its role as a party representing a diminishing section of the social whole. Labor in Australia has a bold opportunity to reshape its core.

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Rundle: ‘visionaries’ with 20-20 hindsight pick apart Labour’s corpse

Labo(u)r parties everywhere are both weaker and stronger than they appear to be.

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Rundle: calls for bloodletting as Labour, Lib-Dems count their dead

Barely anyone expected the shock wins and losses at the recent UK election. So, just who cannibalised whose votes? And where to for David Cameron and his diminished, eight-seat majority?

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Poll Bludger: UK sticks with same old Tory, a good sign for Abbott

The UK Conservatives’ unexpected win has left pollsters scrambling for answers, and left fellow conservative Tony Abbott with a renewed sense of confidence.

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Rundle: dashed hopes and a bitter dawn for a progressive UK

Ed Miliband has failed to convince UK voters to entrust him with their country. The question will be: what now?

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A seat-by-seat guide to the UK election (and how Guy Rundle will be voting)

On the eve of the election, Crikey’s writer-at-large gives you a handy form guide to tell which way the wind is blowing.

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Plenty of paranoia, few answers in Germanwings investigation

Paranoia is now on the loose in relation to pilots mental health issues, ranging from the remote possibility that two suicidal pilots might find themselves operating the same flight to misunderstandings about what the cabin attendant is going to do.

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