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Thought you'd heard all the weirdest Trumpisms? A new book reveals some shockers.

Thought you'd heard all the weirdest Trumpisms? A new book reveals some shockers.

Even for veteran and desensitised Trump watchers, the anecdotes presented in A Very Stable Genius will set the teeth on edge.

Lies, murder and the Coniston massacre

Lies, murder and the Coniston massacre

In 1928, the murder of Fred Brooks triggered a series of events that led to a brutal – and officially sanctioned – massacre of Indigenous Australians.

The importance of hearing what She Said

The importance of hearing what She Said

Crikey speaks to journalist and author Jodi Kantor, who helped break the Harvey Weinstein accusations, about what has changed since the beginning of the Me Too movement.

Triggered: contradictions and resentment collide in Donald Trump Jr's new book

Triggered: contradictions and resentment collide in Donald Trump Jr's new book

In Donald Trump Jr's Triggered: How the Left thrives on hate and wants to silence us, we see the depressingly plausible prospect of a second Trump in the White House.

Why are we so afraid of shark attacks?

Why are we so afraid of shark attacks?

A shark attack might be a one in 11.5 million occurrence, but fearing such a thing doesn’t make us irrational, it makes us human.

The tabloid giant trying to kill Ronan Farrow's new Me Too book

The tabloid giant trying to kill Ronan Farrow's new Me Too book

Dylan Howard has threatened defamation action, and Amazon are running scared. It's an interesting move from someone who's made a career trashing other people's reputations.

Why are Australian writers going home empty-handed?

Why are Australian writers going home empty-handed?

Another local literary prize has refused to award a winner. This can have a crushing effect on a tough winner-takes-all economy.

The Nobel Prize lands itself with another scandal

The Nobel Prize lands itself with another scandal

Awarding the prize to Peter Handke is a stunningly short-sighted call for a body trying to rebound from last year’s scandal.

Passion and principle: Penny Wong is far from done

Passion and principle: Penny Wong is far from done

Margaret Simons' biography reveals a politician who is determined to beat the bullies, the racists and the homophobes by being the smartest and toughest person in the room.

Among the women of ISIS

Among the women of ISIS

'The guest house was something between a hostel and a reality TV show, the days bleeding into one another in a tedium of sameness.'