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Rundle: Greens machine will roll on if Labor doesn’t pull its finger out

Rundle: Greens machine will roll on if Labor doesn’t pull its finger out

November 24, 2017 42

The Greens victory in Melbourne's inner north is in part due to a new fixie-riding, Netflix-watching middle class, and Labor's failure to appreciate shifting demographics.

Poll Bludger: Greens inner-urban insurgency claims another Labor stronghold

Poll Bludger: Greens inner-urban insurgency claims another Labor stronghold

November 20, 2017 15

With the Greens now laying claim to three state lower house seats in both New South Wales and Victoria, the next question is whether they can gain a seat in the Queensland parliament on Saturday.

Mayne: how an Indigenous woman helped the Victorian Greens make history in Northcote

Mayne: how an Indigenous woman helped the Victorian Greens make history in Northcote

November 20, 2017 9

A historic win for the Greens in the Northcote byelection came off the back of a volunteer campaign that outperformed Labor's all out blitz on the electorate. What does it mean for the Andrews government fortunes?

It’s the battle of the progressives in Northcote as Labor pulls out all stops

It’s the battle of the progressives in Northcote as Labor pulls out all stops

November 10, 2017 3

Will the Greens nab another inner-city Melbourne seat from the Labor party?

Rundle: Labor readies, aims, shoots itself in the face in Northcote byelection

Rundle: Labor readies, aims, shoots itself in the face in Northcote byelection

October 27, 2017 12

Are Labor Right unwittingly writing the script for Fiona Richardson's successor to be a Green?

Should experts commenting on euthanasia laws have to disclose their religious ties?

Should experts commenting on euthanasia laws have to disclose their religious ties?

October 27, 2017 5

At what point, if any, does religious conviction corrupt expert opinion?

View from the ‘accessible’ section: Victoria’s delirious, heartening euthanasia vote

View from the ‘accessible’ section: Victoria’s delirious, heartening euthanasia vote

October 23, 2017 20

My vantage point from the "accessible" section of the public gallery was one of the few perks of being, as far as I know, the only visibly seriously physically sick or disabled person to attend the sitting, writes activist and blogger Nia Sims.

Why has the euthanasia debate been less feral than that of marriage equality?

Why has the euthanasia debate been less feral than that of marriage equality?

October 20, 2017 32

The battle surrounding assisted-dying legislation has been muted compared to the fist-fight that has been the push for marriage equality.

Rundle: those opposed to euthanasia are on the side of reason

Rundle: those opposed to euthanasia are on the side of reason

October 19, 2017 68

People opposed to euthanasia are not the "emotional" ones. And, for the moment, it is impossible to justify voluntary assisted dying from a left perspective.

Why an anti-pokies reformer is running for the Woolworths board

Why an anti-pokies reformer is running for the Woolworths board

October 11, 2017 2

The Woolworths notice of meeting for its November 23 AGM in Melbourne is not yet out, but City of Darebin councillor in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Dr Susan Rennie, has nominated for the board. Here she explains why.