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How Obama harnesses science

April 7, 2009

Obama's secret team of behavioural scientists gave him the keys to winning the election -- in white paper form complete with footnotes and peer-reviewed academic research. Nothing was left to chance.

Recession inspires US citizens to bear arms

April 7, 2009

In the last four weeks alone, six mass shootings have killed 47 people in the United States.

Are allied troops dying for an Afghan man’s right to rape his wife?

April 6, 2009

We have come to the end-point of the Afghan adventure. After eight years it is over, writes Guy Rundle.

The quick and dirty guide to what was agreed in London

April 3, 2009

Bernard Keane provides the pithy version of the G20 outcomes.

US back fiddling the books on GFC

April 3, 2009

As the G20 were preening and congratulating themselves, US regulators were hard at work changing their accounting standards to placate the likes of Citigroup, writes Glenn Dyer.

G20 snippets: from communique to Doha

April 3, 2009

A Crikey wrap of the g20 carnival. Watch the leaders ham it up for the final photo shoot.

The G2.0 protests

April 2, 2009

As G20 protesters gathered on the streets of London yesterday, many also took out their little red netbooks and began to document every thrilling second of the action.

Welcome to a wonderful Spring day in London

April 2, 2009

Well good morning and welcome -- today we'll be watching the first of our quarter final street battles, police versus anarchists, writes Guy Rundle.

Barack gave us hope… now he’s going to pay

April 2, 2009

Barack Obama brought to the presidency no more or less than any other president has ever brought. But somehow we believed he was bringing wizardry, writes Anson Cameron.

Guy Rundle misinformed on Israel

April 2, 2009

Guy Rundle demonstrates what seems to be his own "long slide to paranoia" and conspiracy theory in "Israel's de facto apartheid", writes Dr Colin Rubenstein.