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Et tu, Angela? Merkel picks politics over people

Et tu, Angela? Merkel picks politics over people

Irfan YusufDec 9, 2016

If Merkel really wants to stamp out the wearing of face veils, she will find no greater ally than the mainstream German Muslim communities.

Trump is already making China uneasy

Trump is already making China uneasy

Michael SainsburyDec 9, 20168 Comments

Trump’s move to talk with the Taiwanese leader is, at least for now, an unexpected breath of fresh air.

Rundle: Rorschach test of Julian Assange rape claims gets more distinct

Rundle: Rorschach test of Julian Assange rape claims gets more distinct

Guy RundleDec 8, 201611 Comments

The rape allegations against Assange were an early manifestation of a split on the left/progressive side. That has deepened with his release of his second interview with prosecutors.

The alt-right is filled with party starters, the left with party poopers

The alt-right is filled with party starters, the left with party poopers

Helen RazerDec 8, 201615 Comments

It is not intrinsically more ethical to be a brat. It is, however, more seductive.

Brexit court case could claim some high-profile wigs

Brexit court case could claim some high-profile wigs

John EldridgeDec 7, 20163 Comments

The real losers of the Brexit High Court case could be those bright minds who might have once wanted to aspire to be High Court justices, writes John Eldridge, lecturer at Sydney Law School, currently on sabbatical in Cambridge.

Farewell to John Key, the Kiwi prime minister with a 'thing' for ponytails

Farewell to John Key, the Kiwi prime minister with a 'thing' for ponytails

Myriam RobinDec 6, 20164 Comments

A short history of the prime minister of New Zealand pulling women's hair.

Spectre of right-wing populism haunts Europe as Italy, Austria went to the polls

Spectre of right-wing populism haunts Europe as Italy, Austria went to the polls

Charles RichardsonDec 6, 20163 Comments

Like many other signs this year, particularly last month's US election, these twin events warn of a rising tide of xenophobic right-wing populism.

Did Standing Rock protests stop the Dakota Access Pipeline?

Did Standing Rock protests stop the Dakota Access Pipeline?

Harrison JohnstoneDec 6, 2016

After more than two years, have protesters at Standing Rock really ended the Dakota Access Pipeline standoff? Crikey intern Harrison Johnstone draws up a timeline of events.

Rundle: how do you solve a problem like neoliberalism?

Rundle: how do you solve a problem like neoliberalism?

Guy RundleDec 6, 201624 Comments

What is neoliberalism? Where did it come from? And why is it destroying the world? A short primer, by Crikey's writer-at-large.

Another surrogacy scandal means Australia has to have this discussion -- if we're mature enough

Another surrogacy scandal means Australia has to have this discussion -- if we're mature enough

Michael SainsburyDec 2, 20162 Comments

Hundreds of Australians are going overseas to secure commercial surrogacy services, putting themselves and the birth mothers at risk.

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