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The spin is all in the prism

Crikey April 15, 2009

Political reporters see everything through a prism. It changes according to mood and moment, writes Alastair Campbell.

Grubbier than your average British Labour stuff-up

Guy Rundle April 15, 2009

How is it that the British Labour party's future and reputation had been put in the hands of a man who had wrecked it once?

Germaine Greer tackles Margaret Thatcher

Crikey April 12, 2009

To mark the 30th anniversary of Thatcher's election Germaine Greer embarks on a signature personality assassination.

London, the city that votes on red buses

Guy Rundle April 9, 2009

The problem for Boris Johnson is that the GFC has put the kybosh on many of the plans -- mainly public transport -- that would have put his stamp on the place.

Could Ireland become a failed state?

Glenn Dyer April 8, 2009

Ireland's woes should be considered an advanced warning system for all countries outside the US.

Weekend weddings

Barry Everingham April 8, 2005

It’s not everyday that a fifty-something divorcee gets the Queen of England as a mother-in-law, and Camilla is making sure she’ll look the part as Charles – her lover for almost 30 years – makes an honest woman of her.