Carillion and Co expose serious flaws in outsourcing

Carillion and Co expose serious flaws in outsourcing

and January 18, 2018 10

Does poor management of outsourcing by governments breed laziness and incompetence in major companies? The collapse of a major UK company poses serious questions for a key tenet of neoliberalism.

Rundle: how to lose friends and alienate people, Spectator style

Rundle: how to lose friends and alienate people, Spectator style

January 10, 2018 9

Toby Young, like most of the right, deals with self-hatred by turning it on others.

Two feminist stories that won’t get anywhere near the attention of Matt Damon and Me Too

Two feminist stories that won’t get anywhere near the attention of Matt Damon and Me Too

December 21, 2017 6

If we want to win the fight for women, reproductive rights must be the most important front.

The world is changing the rules on gay men giving blood. Will Australia follow?

The world is changing the rules on gay men giving blood. Will Australia follow?

December 18, 2017 5

An outdated restriction on gay blood donors is being substantially relaxed in the UK, with calls for reform that could open up a badly needed pool of new donors.

LEAKED: transcript of Daily Mail editorial meeting on Prince Harry engagement

LEAKED: transcript of Daily Mail editorial meeting on Prince Harry engagement

November 29, 2017 7

Including a very unusual -- though highly elucidating -- definition of "the public interest".

Justice legacy: jailing the Butcher of Bosnia was a victory of process

Justice legacy: jailing the Butcher of Bosnia was a victory of process

November 23, 2017 2

Ratko Mladic, the "Butcher of Bosnia", will now die in prison, having been convicted of war crimes and genocide. As it winds down, what is the legacy the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia?

Turnbull, May and the politics of incompetence

Turnbull, May and the politics of incompetence

November 8, 2017 31

Theresa May and Malcolm Turnbull share many of the same problems -- and same flaws.

Rundle: mad, bad Boris Johnson could somehow still end up steering Britain

Rundle: mad, bad Boris Johnson could somehow still end up steering Britain

October 5, 2017 32

Milquetoast Theresa May looks closer to political death everyday, leaving the helm of the Good Ship Tory (and Britain) up for grabs.

Crocodile Dundee in Munich: the sequel that never was

Crocodile Dundee in Munich: the sequel that never was

October 4, 2017 7

With Munich’s famous Oktoberfest coming to a climax this week, clam-handed castaway Richard Ogier has the city’s DIY denizens decidedly non-plussed.

Catalan independence referendum turns violent as police storm voting stations

Catalan independence referendum turns violent as police storm voting stations

October 2, 2017 4

With national police raiding and closing dozens of voting booths yesterday, it is clear that the vote will not be recognised by the conservative People’s Party government in Madrid.