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Bhakthi Puvanenthiran — Associate Editor

Bhakthi Puvanenthiran

Associate Editor

Associate Editor


Tony Birch says Mango poem controversy exposes student entitlement

October 18, 2017 13 Comments

In the aftermath of HSC students' vilification of poet Ellen van Neerven, we speak to author and academic Tony Birch about education, poetry, and online abuse.

Yale Diary: fighting climate change in the elite liberal bubble

October 4, 2017 3 Comments

Blind, abiding faith in the American system is well and truly alive in some circles writes Emma Shortis in this new regular column: Yale Diary.

‘Take me to your Asian leader’: ethnic communities find themselves at the heart of marriage equality debate

September 12, 2017 6 Comments

Do Pansy Lai and her ilk really represent the views of Asian Australians?

A wealthy supporter of Dick Smith tried to buy off Crikey for $2500

September 8, 2017 69 Comments

Harry Wallace thinks Crikey has been terribly unfair to Dick Smith. And he has offered $2500 to us so that we will cover the issue of rising population.

Meet the No campaign’s Heidi McIvor, with links to the Gippsland Times and a mission from God

August 31, 2017 15 Comments

A closer look at a vocal member of the No to same-sex marriage campaign reveals a church on a mission to take over the state.

Why are ticket scalpers so damn successful?

August 30, 2017 7 Comments

Crikey has a look at the scalping phenomenon and how secondary ticket markets make their money.

Kim Wall is a murdered journalist, not a fun movie plot point

August 25, 2017 4 Comments

The "dead girl" trope in our popular culture is bad enough without forcing the culture of news to collapse into it too.

Injured in a terrorist attack? Your travel insurance might not cover you

August 24, 2017 10 Comments

Travel insurance is a necessity for peace of mind, however you likely won't be covered if a victim of terrorism, explains Bhakthi Puvanenthiran.