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Guy Rundle  — Correspondent-at-large

Guy Rundle


Guy Rundle is correspondent-at-large for Crikey. He's a former editor of Arena Magazine and contributes to a variety of publications in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon

For a new breed of right-wing ideologues, 'wrecking crew' politics isn't fast enough

Meet the 'occult right' — traditionalist conservatives attempting to rapidly destroy the organisations they have been put in charge of.

Jack Mundey (Image: AAP/Dean Lewins)

The man who changed what unions could and should do. Vale, Jack Mundey

Union leader Jack Mundey's monument is the city he saved, and the democratic and radical impulse written down in stone and streets.

The Carriageworks arts precinct. (Image: AAP/Dan Himbrechts)

Under COVID cover, Morrison enacts a war on culture — and wins

Australia has been letting the arts die by a thousand cuts for years — COVID-19 was just the latest stroke.

Grounded Qantas planes at Sydney airport (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Capitalism v life takes off again as Qantas comes on cheap

Restarting airlines is the single most disastrous thing we could do.

(Image: AAP/Scott Barbour)

Don't fool yourself: normal life isn't coming back any time soon

We know it deep down, even if we don't want to admit it: reopening Australia carries with it a terrible risk.

Victorian deputy chief health officer Annaliese van Diemen (left) (Image: AAP/Scott Barbour)

The right's attacks on Victorian health official show their failure and desperation

The attack on Dr van Diemen is a new low in destructive character assassination, driven by bitterness at their own irrelevance.


Parliaments must reopen to debate the reopening of Australia

Executive action was necessary for the lockdown. Now, the way forward needs the legitimacy of debate and democracy.

(Image: AAP/Peter Rae)

Turnbull, Rudd and others on the right must make a stand for Assange

The Wikileaks leader is threatened with a torturous 175-year sentence for practicing journalism. This needs a new level of opposition. If not now, when?

(Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

There will be no magic vaccine — for the virus or for society

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, capitalism is doing what it does best — magical thinking.

(Image: AAP/James Ross)

Sacrifice the Virgin! Air travel should be nationalised and socialised

Virgin Australia doesn't exist anymore. Labor and the unions must now protect airline workers and propose bolder ideas for our future.