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Religious freedom report is a culture war disaster

Religious freedom report is a culture war disaster

The report, which was delayed for six months, has now had exactly the opposite effect of that intended.

Will ScoMo ever cut through in irreligious Australia?

Will ScoMo ever cut through in irreligious Australia?

Scott Morrison is trying to find the right balance between his dual image as a devout Christian, and a daggy but relatable suburban dad.

Religious right's slippery-slope arguments are a broken record

Religious right's slippery-slope arguments are a broken record

The style of debate coming from Australian churches usually proves one thing: slippery slope arguments tend to find themselves on the wrong side of history.

What kind of evangelical is Scott Morrison?

What kind of evangelical is Scott Morrison?

What type of evangelical is Scott Morrison? The overnight Christian who sought God for practical reasons? Or is he the true believer, who got the faith young, and sees it as the core organising principle of his world?

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.