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Rundle: Yes campaign served best when cogent

Rundle: Yes campaign served best when cogent

Guy RundleAug 14, 201728 Comments

The road towards marriage equality requires those campaigning for Yes to remain cogent, balanced and on point.

Rundle: Twiggy's Tarzan antics and the problem of the white saviour

Rundle: Twiggy's Tarzan antics and the problem of the white saviour

Guy RundleAug 14, 201717 Comments

Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest's fixation with the cashless welfare card is more about him playing modern Tarzan than what is good for indigenous communities.

News Corp's leading tinfoiler hot for alleged BOM climate conspiracy

News Corp's leading tinfoiler hot for alleged BOM climate conspiracy

Guy RundleAug 2, 201714 Comments

The usual storm in a tinfoil hat.

Rundle: the Murray-Darling furore epitomises the failure of right-wing politics

Rundle: the Murray-Darling furore epitomises the failure of right-wing politics

Guy RundleAug 2, 201724 Comments

This is what we are up against: not the Thatcherites of old, confident in their own virtues, but a defeated, discredited, broken political movement, resentful of the changing nature of Western life.

Rundle: Manus Island is a catastrophe five years in the making

Rundle: Manus Island is a catastrophe five years in the making

Guy RundleAug 1, 201719 Comments

Whatever our failures in other initiatives, we are world-standard in the production and calibration of cruelty and fear.

The Greens' not-so-simple, essential mandate: save the Earth

The Greens' not-so-simple, essential mandate: save the Earth

Guy RundleJul 26, 201720 Comments

The environmental movement has come a long way from hippie love-ins and right-wing jokes. But the Greens, in Australia and elsewhere, have to acknowledge that it is the single most important thing they will ever do.

An honest, heartwarming letter from your local Labor MP

An honest, heartwarming letter from your local Labor MP

CrikeyJul 24, 201714 Comments

The most pressing issues facing the world are rising inequality, climate change and lack of opportunity. That's why we at Labor have decided to campaign for four-year fixed terms of Parliament.

Rundle: let's bring on an actual Liberal crisis (and a Labor one, too)

Rundle: let's bring on an actual Liberal crisis (and a Labor one, too)

Guy RundleJul 4, 201714 Comments

The more stable and difficult to disrupt Australian politics is, the more that 24-hour news platforms have to manufacture an atmosphere of crisis, to create new hooks.

Rundle: how journalism became the coal industry

Rundle: how journalism became the coal industry

Guy RundleJun 30, 201720 Comments

Good investigative journalism is vital for a pluralist, democratic reflexive society. But whether a mass of the public believe it to be so is quite a different proposition.

Rundle: killing Channel 31 is stupid and myopic, just like this government

Rundle: killing Channel 31 is stupid and myopic, just like this government

Guy RundleJun 27, 20177 Comments

Governments that genuinely valued innovation, experiment and creativity would not only guarantee a place for something like Channel 31, they would extend its remit.