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And lo, ScoMoses brought faith to Wentworth

And lo, ScoMoses brought faith to Wentworth

Is the Wentworth byelection acting as a cover for yet another initiative on the Christian right's agenda?

The Libs weaponise happy-clappy politics in an empty culture war

The Libs weaponise happy-clappy politics in an empty culture war

The new hope of the Liberal Party, as they see it, is a corner of the society that forever believes Jesus wants to lower taxes and stop the boats.

Crikey roundtable: what's the harm of blocking LGBTIQ students and teachers?

Crikey roundtable: what's the harm of blocking LGBTIQ students and teachers?

We asked four LGBTIQ writers what the recommendations of the Ruddock review into religious freedom mean to them.

Scott Morrison's obsession with LGBTIQ issues is affecting his judgment

Scott Morrison's obsession with LGBTIQ issues is affecting his judgment

Scott Morrison has a hang-up about LGBTIQ issues, and it appears to drive his obsession with religious freedom. It's an obsession his government could do without.

The Liberals are looking to Indiana on religious freedom. They shouldn't.

The Liberals are looking to Indiana on religious freedom. They shouldn't.

We still don't know exactly what is in Ruddock's review into "religious freedom", but we should be mighty worried about it.

Morrison's religious obsession a worrying sign for out of touch Liberals

Morrison's religious obsession a worrying sign for out of touch Liberals

The government's focus should be on convincing voters it is working in their interests. Instead, Scott Morrison is obsessed with placating the far right.

Ostentatious religion could make a bad situation worse for ScoMo

Ostentatious religion could make a bad situation worse for ScoMo

Morrison's public appeals to religion have made it difficult for him to get back into the likeable suburban dad demeanour. And the right commentariat aren’t helping. They still think they're fighting the '60s/'70s culture war.

Is the Coalition's gender inequality due to religion?

Is the Coalition's gender inequality due to religion?

So far under Scott Morrison, the Coalition's image as a no-girls-allowed, boys-rule cubby house has not improved. Could the new prime minister's religion have anything to do with this?

Father Rod Bower and the fight for a progressive Christianity

Father Rod Bower and the fight for a progressive Christianity

Crikey speaks to Father Rod Bower, Archdeacon of the Central Coast, about the changes that the Church, and the country, need to move forward.

Islamophobia shows how ready Australians are to believe 'fake news'

Islamophobia shows how ready Australians are to believe 'fake news'

The propensity of Australians to believe "fake news" undermines the fact that, in a democracy, the dissemination of truth is as important as freedom of expression.