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Rundle: those opposed to euthanasia are on the side of reason

Guy Rundle October 19, 2017

People opposed to euthanasia are not the "emotional" ones. And, for the moment, it is impossible to justify voluntary assisted dying from a left perspective.

Rundle: why the middlebrow culturati declared war on HSC students over a poem

Guy Rundle October 18, 2017 38 Comments

Gen X, Y and Z culture commanders have rallied the troops after a bunch of year 12 students expressed their dislike of a set text from their HSC exams. The horror!

Rundle: Weinstein’s ruin epitomises how we do politics now

Guy Rundle October 13, 2017 23 Comments

Paradoxically, the one industry that won't be reformed is Hollywood.

Rundle: Howard and Abbott are delusional, self-indulgent, climate-denying throwbacks

Guy Rundle October 12, 2017 72 Comments

When you imagine the level of rage that Tony Abbott must be living with, the "climate change is good" speech makes perfect sense.

Rundle: seven years on, Obamacare proves a triumph of progressive politics

Guy Rundle October 11, 2017 11 Comments

Despite its diversions, the implementation of Obamacare was the right move, politically and policy-wise, which generated a class of people -- in their millions -- with something concrete to lose from its removal.

Rundle: Turnbull’s surveillance offensive, Lateline’s demise, all point to a failing public sphere

Guy Rundle October 6, 2017 37 Comments

The public sphere, in this country and others, has been undermined by an unwillingness to defend it, even as the ground shifts beneath it.

Rundle: mad, bad Boris Johnson could somehow still end up steering Britain

Guy Rundle October 5, 2017 32 Comments

Milquetoast Theresa May looks closer to political death everyday, leaving the helm of the Good Ship Tory (and Britain) up for grabs.

Rundle: shameful showbags for the worst plebiscite opinion tripe (this week)

Guy Rundle September 28, 2017 27 Comments

The media hall of shame is now giving out same-sex marriage plebiscite showbags: On the Monthly blog, Sean Kelly says that non LGBT people should stop making comments on the Yes case’s piss-poor strateg-, sorry, on the Yes case’s strategy. If the Yes vote loses, it won’t be anything to do with strategy, it will […]

Rundle: Trump’s crusade against NFL part of a global unraveling

Guy Rundle September 27, 2017 32 Comments

Evidence that the nation-state is crumbling as an organisational precept for our world abounds: in the Catalonian referendum, the Kurdish election and Trump's war with the AFL.

‘Rage, rage and the dying of the right’, a poem by Guy Rundle

Guy Rundle September 25, 2017 12 Comments

Crikey endorses neither political violence nor tercets.