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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.


Rundle: Never mind the narrative, feel the vamp

October 15, 2007 1

Day Two of the election John Howard had to have (possibly after checking with constitutional lawyers for any get out) and News Limited is already in full spin mode, from both those with a modicum of respectability (Paul Kelly), to the ratbags (Piers Akerman), writes Guy Rundle.

Vale Kim Beazley Snr, link to politics past

October 15, 2007 1

Beazley pere was one of Labor's old guard, who saw much of the Whitlamite liberalisation as anathema. Guy Rundle looks back.

Princess Mary: Diana with a Dane

October 15, 2007

Members of Scandinavia's Australian expat community are currently in training in a secret location for a daring raid to rescue one of our own - our Mary, Princess of Denmark, prisoner of the castle, writes Guy Rundle in Uppsala.

Rundle: Howard wants reconciliation … with Bennelong

October 12, 2007

Howard's new reconciliation isn't aimed at Australia - it's aimed at Bennelong. He doesn't want the ultimate shame of a double lay-down misere. Holding a slice of Sydney and then resigning from it will count as a victory, writes Guy Rundle.

Doris Lessing: a surprising but worthy Nobel winner

October 12, 2007

The announcement of Doris Lessing, the author of The Golden Notebook, as the winner of the 2007 Literature Nobel is a surprise to many but a worthy choice, writes Guy Rundle.

Howard’s history 1: OMG, is this a win for the left?

October 11, 2007 1

According to reports, the much awaited new history curriculum will be pretty similar to the way we've been teaching history before, writes Guy Rundle.

Turkey on the brink of tumbling into Iraq

October 10, 2007

With General Petraeus declaring the surge a success - only 1000 civilians recorded murdered this month - just as the car bombs begin again, the whole Iraq thang may go into a whole new phase thanks to two issues facing Turkey, one a tragedy, the other farce, writes Guy Rundle.

Nobel Prize: Go, the Bunyah Beanbag

October 8, 2007

The Australian expat community in Sweden is all geared up for a burst of national pride, with the great possibility that Aussie boy Les Murray may get the Nobel Prize for Literature, writes Guy Rundle.

Heavie Kevvie: putting the labour into Labor

October 8, 2007 1

Krudd's announcement that 'screening' women twice for natal depression is now official Labor doctrine is bad policy and bad politics, writes Guy Rundle.

Black enough for you Kevin?

October 4, 2007

Is Kevin Andrews the new Edna Everage? That would flatter him, writes Guy Rundle.