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Poll Bludger: intergenerational war is the new class conflict in the UK

Poll Bludger: intergenerational war is the new class conflict in the UK

William Bowe June 14, 2017 10 Comments

It's no longer so much a matter of rich versus poor, as old versus young, as the voting patterns from the recent UK general election suggest.

Rundle: how Jeremy Corbyn might have saved the UK

Rundle: how Jeremy Corbyn might have saved the UK

Guy Rundle June 13, 2017 17 Comments

It is all over for Theresa May -- and quite possibly for the Tories.

Corbyn-bashing ‘centrist’ media like the Guardian can jog right on

Corbyn-bashing ‘centrist’ media like the Guardian can jog right on

Helen Razer June 13, 2017 39 Comments

What we need right now is not more centrist op-eds from out-of-touch "liberal" media outlets. What we need is a shift in press so enamoured of its own interests.

Yanks more likely to fall for fake news than Brits

Yanks more likely to fall for fake news than Brits

Crikey June 13, 2017 4 Comments

The proportion of Twitter links to “content from professional news services” was 53.6% in the UK election, compared to 33.5% in the Michigan sample. Journalist and media watcher Christopher Warren reports.

Rundle: singing in the pub as Corbyn pulls off what Blair never could

Rundle: singing in the pub as Corbyn pulls off what Blair never could

Guy Rundle June 9, 2017 19 Comments

It is now not impossible that in a week or so Jeremy Corbyn could be the next PM of the UK.

Will Macron’s fledgeling political movement break out and fly, or die in the egg?

Will Macron’s fledgeling political movement break out and fly, or die in the egg?

Crikey June 9, 2017 4 Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron faces a series of fresh challenges ahead of France's legislative elections, writes former France correspondent Richard Ogier.

Rundle: past and future ghosts at Corbyn’s last stand

Rundle: past and future ghosts at Corbyn’s last stand

Guy Rundle June 8, 2017 26 Comments

With 16 hours until the polls open, Jeremy Corbyn has come back to Islington for his and Labour’s campaign's final hours.

Razer and Corbyn sitting in a tree M-A-R-X-I-S-M

Razer and Corbyn sitting in a tree M-A-R-X-I-S-M

Helen Razer June 8, 2017 9 Comments

Oi, media! It's time to write about policies, not bruschetta and jam.

Rundle: the shape of future Britain depends on Theresa May’s exact winning margin

Rundle: the shape of future Britain depends on Theresa May’s exact winning margin

Guy Rundle June 7, 2017 20 Comments

Below 350, and she is in great difficulty.

Theresa May’s call to ‘regulate the internet’ is a fantasy world of insecure security

Theresa May’s call to ‘regulate the internet’ is a fantasy world of insecure security

Bernard Keane June 5, 2017 18 Comments

Predictable calls for access to encrypted communications make us less safe, and are a cover for the security failures of authorities.