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Guy Rundle  — Correspondent-at-large

Guy Rundle

Correspondent-at-large

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.

Socialism? You're kidding. The PM is using the state to save capitalism

Socialism? You're kidding. The PM is using the state to save capitalism

The notion that the government's wage subsidy represents any kind of radical philosophical shift needs to be knocked on the head, writes Guy Rundle.

Labor needs to fight for democracy and a more radical plan

Labor needs to fight for democracy and a more radical plan

Damn the focus groups. Labor needs to act.

Governments must take over vacant housing for homeless and domestic violence victims

Governments must take over vacant housing for homeless and domestic violence victims

Why are governments ignoring obvious solutions to the problems of homeless people and domestic violence victims affected by the coronavirus crisis?

Parliament must sit through the crisis. We need more democracy, not less

Parliament must sit through the crisis. We need more democracy, not less

If politicians won't do their essential work during an unprecedented crisis, why should anyone else be expected to risk their lives?

How the UK's strange, post left-right politics helped spawn a quasi-dictatorship

How the UK's strange, post left-right politics helped spawn a quasi-dictatorship

The UK is heading towards a monumental and potentially massively lethal COVID-19 disaster, and it may have arisen from the stew of post-left/right UK radical politics.

It's time for radical action: don't pay your rent or mortgage

It's time for radical action: don't pay your rent or mortgage

If it flows towards the bank or a finance company then you're under no obligation to pay it. Don't use living, dwindling money for dead rent.

This is a virus, not a war — we need more information to maintain democracy

This is a virus, not a war — we need more information to maintain democracy

In a war, leaders don't circulate information because the enemy can hear you. But the virus can't hear anything. Why is the advice and research on which the government is acting still in a black box?

Here's a mad thought: let's save the real things like, er, the people

Here's a mad thought: let's save the real things like, er, the people

Plans to prop up already shambolic corporations will impoverish us all, invite economic disaster and destroy much of what we truly value.

The world is confronting some radical notions: firstly, that society does exist...

The world is confronting some radical notions: firstly, that society does exist...

World responses to economic slowdown have demonstrated how the real nature of production is inherently social — and how most classical-liberal justifications are fantasies about how the world works.

Drones of all kinds, awake! Your world is changing faster than you think

Drones of all kinds, awake! Your world is changing faster than you think

With the coronavirus forcing people to avoid public gatherings, we could be on the verge of a fundamental and irreversible shift in the way society operates.