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If you got a shitty pop culture reference put your hands up

If you got a shitty pop culture reference put your hands up

Scott Morrison's unfortunate Fatman Scoop video isn't the first we've seen of this, and it won't be the last.

More than Mark Knight: inside Australian media's enduring problem with race

More than Mark Knight: inside Australian media's enduring problem with race

This embarrassing international incident highlights not only Australia’s stubborn refusal to act on the urgency of race, but the media's stubborn refusal to even listen.

The undying liberal myth about Trump's presidency

The undying liberal myth about Trump's presidency

You don't have to be crazy to have voted for Trump, no matter how much the left-leaning knowledge class wants us to believe.

Good times in the music industry can’t conceal an undercurrent of gender politics

Good times in the music industry can’t conceal an undercurrent of gender politics

Music industry types around the country are still recovering from last week's Big Sound conference. What did it reveal about the state of the industry?

Serena Williams cartoon is evidence of News Corp's failing culture war

Serena Williams cartoon is evidence of News Corp's failing culture war

Mark Knight's cartoon was unmistakably racist, but the bigger story here is how News Corp Australia's unique brand of racism is embarrassing the company's global brand.

How the world is reacting to Mark Knight's Serena Williams comic

How the world is reacting to Mark Knight's Serena Williams comic

We are small nation, but punch well above our weight when it comes to blithe racism.

The classical-music-loving Communist who changed Australia

The classical-music-loving Communist who changed Australia

Laurie Carmichael has died, the trade unionist who was for decades driven by one big idea: that Australian labour could not simply bargain for "more" but had to transform the conditions of life and society to create better jobs, better conditions, better lives.

Goodnightly to Tonightly, a show that punched well above its weight 

Goodnightly to Tonightly, a show that punched well above its weight 

For a show that suffered from apparently fatal ratings, it sure managed to get people's attention.

How do you fix the arts sector? Tony Burke has some ideas

How do you fix the arts sector? Tony Burke has some ideas

Labor’s Tony Burke has a surprisingly big vision for the arts, but can he back it up? Crikey sat down with him to find out.

On Rape is not good enough to be truly controversial

On Rape is not good enough to be truly controversial

Germaine Greer is doing the outrage circuit for her new book On Rape. But what are her arguments, and do they actually stack up to legal scrutiny?