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Lee Rhiannon’s overthrow and the future of the Greens’ hard-left quasi-faction

Max Chalmers December 6, 2017 21 Comments

Crikey speaks exclusively to outgoing Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon about her legacy, and where she's heading next.

Why the High Court shut down Tassie’s anti-protest laws in Bob Brown case

Michael Bradley October 19, 2017 1 Comment

The High Court has given judgment in Bob Brown’s case against Tasmanian anti-protest laws, and found the laws invalid on the basis they infringe the implied constitutional freedom of political communication.

Incarceration of speech: denying the right to protest in Australia

Charlie Lewis May 10, 2017 3 Comments

Bob Brown is challenging the constitutional validity of Tasmania's protest laws -- a subject the guardians of free speech in parliament and the media have had little say about.

Right-wing commentariat bashes Triggs for Bob Brown Foundation speech

Crikey March 17, 2017 5 Comments

It could almost be classified as a sport, at this point.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey March 17, 2017 5 Comments

Tele stalking Triggs ... Snowy Hydro poll boost ... Turnbull on a train ...

Green zone: NSW branch at loggerheads

Josh Taylor August 4, 2016 8 Comments

There is a split in the NSW Greens, with Lee Rhiannon's "Eastern bloc" at odds with the party's spiritual leader, Bob Brown.

Seven things Bob Brown wants Graham Lloyd to know about Tassie forests

Crikey July 15, 2016

Graham Lloyd wrote about Bob Brown in this morning's Australian. Herewith, former Greens leader Bob Brown responds.

Rundle: will the Greens go the way of the Democrats?

Guy Rundle July 7, 2016 29 Comments

Did the Greens make a series of errors, now or before the election, which deprived them of a higher vote? And could this be their eventual undoing?

Milne leaves Greens at record strength

Milne leaves Greens at record strength

Bernard Keane May 6, 2015 16 Comments

Christine Milne leaves politics with her party at record strength -- an outcome that looked unlikely when she took over as leader.

‘A labyrinthine maze of factions’: Greens staffer slams his colleagues in ‘funny’ post

‘A labyrinthine maze of factions’: Greens staffer slams his colleagues in ‘funny’ post

Crikey April 10, 2015 23 Comments

Some are "latte swilling inner-city socialists", some are nearly the Klan. So says senior Greens staffer Chris Harris. The Mandarin journalist David Donaldson reports.