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Gabriella Marchant

Crikey intern

Liberal chaos is driven by 'big global trends', not individuals: Gillard

Liberal chaos is driven by 'big global trends', not individuals: Gillard

The former PM said economic anxiety might lead many Australians to look for a strongman leader — and that is a challenge for progressives everywhere.

Alan Jones and the strange case of the 'fake news' spill

Alan Jones and the strange case of the 'fake news' spill

A series of tweets from Sydney broadcaster Alan Jones preceding the leadership spill made us once again ask: is Jones reporting the news or is he creating it?

Is Australia's parliament really 'united against racism'?

Is Australia's parliament really 'united against racism'?

Wait, Australian politicians don't like racism? When did that happen?

How laws designed to protect young offenders might end up doing more harm

How laws designed to protect young offenders might end up doing more harm

Well-meaning laws designed to protect the identity of youth offenders in media reporting can have unintended consequences.

Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

Can activists really push Qantas and Virgin into standing against the government?

It might seem like a big ask, but recent history has all signs pointing to yes. These are proven tactics that are becoming more and more common.

Why do celebrity chefs have so much trouble in Australia?

Why do celebrity chefs have so much trouble in Australia?

Adriano Zumbo isn't the first household name to face voluntary administration. Is there something unique about the Australian hospitality industry?

Does Australia have 'revenge porn' laws? What are they?

Does Australia have 'revenge porn' laws? What are they?

Australian states and territories have introduced legislation over the past few years, but your avenue to justice still largely depends on where you live. Will federal parliament's new bill change that?