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Kara Schlegl

Freelance writer

Kara Eva Schlegl is a freelance writer with too much spare time and not enough episodes of Buffy to tide her over. She blogs about life, love and politics, which are all essentially the same thing to her.

Scott Morrison at his church in Sutherland (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)

Scott Morrison's Hillsong sermon was a deeply political moment

The Prime Minister insists he has no 'political agenda' when he speaks about his faith. But his recent appearance at church that's been accused of institutional homophobia is cause for concern.

(Image: AA/Mick Tsikas/Crikey)

In defence of Labor's brave and original policy direction

A close analysis of Labor's most recent manoeuvres proves they are still as much in opposition as they ever were!

Will Connolly being led away by police after egging Senator Fraser Anning (Image: AAP/David Crosling)

The time-honoured Australian tradition of egging politicians

This isn't the first time a politician has been egged, and it won't be the last.

On finding a place for women in the modern Liberal Party

The shockwaves of Julie Bishop's retirement from politics are still being felt. But her so-called "moderate" nature hid a support for an ideology which keeps women out of power.

Ita Buttrose (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

EXCLUSIVE sneak peek at Ita Buttrose's revamped ABC line-up

Ita plans, inter alia, to replace all existing weekend programming with Midsomer Murders.

Where is Australia's 'prestige' television?

The commercial networks have been in a death spiral for some time, and it looks like we're condemned to reheated panel shows and rebooted reality from here on out.

Jacqui Lambie, 'darling of democracy', was hemmed in by her narrow views

The parliamentary love-in over Jacqui Lambie obscures her track record as a passionate advocate for Islamophobic and anti-immigrant policies, writes Kara Schlegl