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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.

The Labor-Labour question: just how Corbyn-esque is Bill’s new inequality thought bubble?

Charlie Lewis July 24, 2017 17 Comments

The Labor Party seems to have discovered there is inequality in this country. Is Bill Shorten really having a come-to-Jeremy conversion?

Razer: tragedy tourism is older than selfies, so quit your outrage

Helen Razer July 20, 2017 14 Comments

Don't lecture millenials for tragedy selfies, they are just following an age-old practice.

Memo to Sarah Hanson-Young: questioning your taxpayer-funded holiday is not oppression

Helen Razer July 11, 2017 15 Comments

Sarah Hanson-Young has bridled at the "old white men" who dare to question her taxpayer-funded trip to the Great Australian Bight. To Hanson-Young, as to many on the faux left, the political is not merely personal, it is entirely narcissistic.

The surprisingly quick death of neoliberalism in Australia is underway

Bernard Keane June 21, 2017 22 Comments

The Turnbull government is chucking neoliberal dogma overboard as fast as it can to try to keep up with a deeply sceptical electorate.

Turnbull desperate to govern from the centre, but foes won’t let him

Bernard Keane June 19, 2017 19 Comments

Better than his overseas counterparts, Malcolm Turnbull has read the mood of electoral disillusionment, but his opponents are succeeding in preventing him from showing it.

Poll Bludger: intergenerational war is the new class conflict in the UK

William Bowe June 14, 2017 10 Comments

It's no longer so much a matter of rich versus poor, as old versus young, as the voting patterns from the recent UK general election suggest.

Rundle: how Jeremy Corbyn might have saved the UK

Guy Rundle June 13, 2017 17 Comments

It is all over for Theresa May -- and quite possibly for the Tories.

Corbyn-bashing ‘centrist’ media like the Guardian can jog right on

Helen Razer June 13, 2017 39 Comments

What we need right now is not more centrist op-eds from out-of-touch "liberal" media outlets. What we need is a shift in press so enamoured of its own interests.

Yanks more likely to fall for fake news than Brits

Crikey June 13, 2017 4 Comments

The proportion of Twitter links to “content from professional news services” was 53.6% in the UK election, compared to 33.5% in the Michigan sample. Journalist and media watcher Christopher Warren reports.