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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 38 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.

Rundle: Fed Square’s censorship of Adani protesters is bad news for Vic Labor

Guy Rundle September 21, 2017 8 Comments

The management of Federation Square's decision to censor a political rally held by the "Stop Adani" movement will hurt Labor in Victoria.

Rundle: schoolyard reactionaries cheapen free speech

Guy Rundle September 20, 2017 10 Comments

More tired attacks on universities and cheap tit-for-tat undermine the integrity of free speech in Australia.

Rundle: the No campaign reveals its secret weapon

Guy Rundle September 19, 2017 66 Comments

Honest John has re-emerged to help bolster the case against marriage equality. But will it work?