Obama’s significant shift on Israel

January 28, 2009 11

The most important point in Barack Obama's first presidential interview with Al-Arabiya has been virtually unmentioned in reports on the celebrated event.

Bush’s final press conference

January 13, 2009

Watch George W. Bush's final press conference.

Bush’s final presser: A Crikey wrap

January 13, 2009

Outgoing US President George W Bush has given his final press conference, defending his record but conceding he made many mistakes.

What started the latest Gaza conflict?

January 7, 2009 4

What started the latest conflict the Gaza Strip? Crikey has the answers.

Farewell to Dubya, worst president ever

January 7, 2009

Our laughter at the idiot who was cunning enough to steal the US presidency died in our throats as he set about inflicting profound damage on the rest of the world, writes Bernard Keane.

George W. Bush: Midnight toker

December 17, 2008 3

Much like an end-of-season footy trip, George Bush is ramming through a series of dubious last-minute rules that could be difficult to repeal, writes Ruth Brown.

Politics in the Congo

December 2, 2008 3

What exactly is going on in the Congo? Dr David Dorward explains in the first installment of an exciting new Crikey series.

Bush’s exit interview

December 2, 2008

George Bush has looked back on his eight years in the White House with an interview on ABC News.

Rundle08: Sailing into the harbour of grace

November 7, 2008 6

Three days in and no-one's stopped smiling, and this sense of freedom, of release, of possibility, seems to spread outward and inward, writes Guy Rundle.

Rundle08: Tears and laughter. This is what Obama means

November 6, 2008 38

Obama's achievement before anything has occurred is this: that every vector of power – money, race, media – has been defeated in the US, the declining but still regnant capitol of the world, writes Guy Rundle.