We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
If Labor is using gendered violence for factional warfare, it won't end well.
It's time for Australian faith leaders to loudly protest the elitist religiosity propping up the inhumane treatment of asylum seekers.
The success of the European Greens would seem to be the measure of a deeper process underway — one the Australian Greens should grab onto with both hands.
For the Greens, the 2019 election was neither the stirring victory nor the washout that some predicted. Forward steps will will take a cultural shift — and a long overdue sort-out of the party.
WikiLeaks' former major publishing partners were quick to turn their backs on Julian Assange, but they have a duty to stand up for investigative journalism.
Labor needs to aim for a landslide to even get a rockfall. And some sort of narrative, no matter how minimal, has to be found.
The UK Brexit Party sees a somewhat ironic spectacular success, while the Greens' rise shows that the shifting nature of class is producing a real shift in politics for the first time in decades.
Theresa May's forthcoming resignation has been underscored by a huge result for the Brexit Party and a shocking rout for the Conservatives in the UK's EU parliamentary vote
Searching for answers to its defeat, Labor has resigned itself to weeks, or months, of showing its ugliest side to the public.
A rightward or centre shift wouldn't have helped Labor win this election, and it won't help it win the next one. If the party wants to survive it needs to tell a bold story, not a cautionary tale.