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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.

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Rundle: why the middlebrow culturati declared war on HSC students over a poem

October 18, 2017 48 Comments

Gen X, Y and Z culture commanders have rallied the troops after a bunch of year 12 students expressed their dislike of a set text from their HSC exams. The horror!

Rundle: Weinstein’s ruin epitomises how we do politics now

October 13, 2017 23 Comments

Paradoxically, the one industry that won't be reformed is Hollywood.

Rundle: Howard and Abbott are delusional, self-indulgent, climate-denying throwbacks

October 12, 2017 72 Comments

When you imagine the level of rage that Tony Abbott must be living with, the "climate change is good" speech makes perfect sense.

Rundle: seven years on, Obamacare proves a triumph of progressive politics

October 11, 2017 11 Comments

Despite its diversions, the implementation of Obamacare was the right move, politically and policy-wise, which generated a class of people -- in their millions -- with something concrete to lose from its removal.

Rundle: Turnbull’s surveillance offensive, Lateline’s demise, all point to a failing public sphere

October 6, 2017 38 Comments

The public sphere, in this country and others, has been undermined by an unwillingness to defend it, even as the ground shifts beneath it.

Rundle: mad, bad Boris Johnson could somehow still end up steering Britain

October 5, 2017 32 Comments

Milquetoast Theresa May looks closer to political death everyday, leaving the helm of the Good Ship Tory (and Britain) up for grabs.

Rundle: Fairfax smells a WikiLeaks conspiracy in Catalan referendum, surprise, surprise

September 29, 2017 1 Comment

STOP PRESS! WikiLeaks has run a campaign on Catalan independence, at a crucial point ... just as it has run campaigns during other elections and referendums.

Rundle: shameful showbags for the worst plebiscite opinion tripe (this week)

September 28, 2017 27 Comments

The media hall of shame is now giving out same-sex marriage plebiscite showbags: On the Monthly blog, Sean Kelly says that non LGBT people should stop making comments on the Yes case’s piss-poor strateg-, sorry, on the Yes case’s strategy. If the Yes vote loses, it won’t be anything to do with strategy, it will […]

Rundle: Trump’s crusade against NFL part of a global unraveling

September 27, 2017 32 Comments

Evidence that the nation-state is crumbling as an organisational precept for our world abounds: in the Catalonian referendum, the Kurdish election and Trump's war with the AFL.

‘Rage, rage and the dying of the right’, a poem by Guy Rundle

September 25, 2017 12 Comments

Crikey endorses neither political violence nor tercets.