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Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie is an Australian comedian, poet, and writer. He studied history at the University of Western Sydney, and is the author of several books including “Australia: What Happened?”

'That’s not intersectional!' Inside the newsroom of the Green Left Weekly

'That’s not intersectional!' Inside the newsroom of the Green Left Weekly

Crikey takes a look inside the news room at the Green Left Weekly to see how they maintain the rage.

How miracles are made (or not) at Woman's Day

How miracles are made (or not) at Woman's Day

Crikey takes a look inside Woman's Day ahead of their latest explosive cover story about the Royal Family... sort of.

All the pros and cons of climate change — now, you can decide!

All the pros and cons of climate change — now, you can decide!

Sometimes choosing is hard! But Crikey's definitive list can help you decide whether this whole climate change hoo-ha is, in fact, good or bad.

When Harry met Lilibet: inside the Sandringham  royal crisis summit

When Harry met Lilibet: inside the Sandringham royal crisis summit

What went down at the royal family's crisis summit? Did Prince Harry and Megan Markle manage to break free of the Queen's clutches? Does anybody know who Prince Edward is? Find out here.

Why is Australia so obsessed with Ned Kelly?

Why is Australia so obsessed with Ned Kelly?

When it comes to tales of daring heists and gun-toting highwaymen, Australian popular mythology has barely scratched the surface.

Exclusive: Michael McCormack's top ideas to fix the ABC

Exclusive: Michael McCormack's top ideas to fix the ABC

Luckily for Australia, prominent Nationals have risen to the task of fixing the ABC.

EXCLUSIVE: Bill Shorten only just heard of the union movement last week, in fact

EXCLUSIVE: Bill Shorten only just heard of the union movement last week, in fact

Over a hot cup of marshmallows, the glistening Labor leader tells all about loving to pull miners out of mines and on the fair distribution of goes.

This could be Australia's stupidest election ever

This could be Australia's stupidest election ever

It's been a stupid election campaign so far and all signs point to it getting stupider.

What happened to Australia?

What happened to Australia?

In Australia: What Happened?, Ben Pobjie explores our country's humble beginnings as a cosy corner of the supercontinent Pangaea, to its current status as one of the world's most middling powers.