Topic archives: Pauline Hanson

A short history of Pauline Hanson selling out her base

March 23, 2018 16

It's not just this week's backflip on tax cuts. Pauline Hanson's voting record does not speak highly of her commitment to battlers.

Victory declared in war on third parties

March 19, 2018 5

Pundits have declared victory in the war on third parties. But if they go home, they'll find the same challenge returning again to haunt politics.

Crikey Worm: Michael McCormack set to replace Joyce

February 26, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Michael McCormack has emerged from the weekend as the only contender in the race to replace Barnaby Joyce as Nationals leader. Plus, Pauline Hanson has indicated One Nation senators will oppose the government's proposed corporate tax cut. It's the news you need to know with Max Chalmers.

Ben Pobjie’s guide to the most thoughtful and respectful debate in 2017

December 22, 2017 5

This year has seen a tremendous amount of nuanced, balanced, and completely sane debate across the political spectrum.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull poll shock continues

November 14, 2017 1

Good morning, early birds. Jacqui Lambie's parliamentary career hangs in the balance, while Pauline Hanson's latest recruit has already (allegedly) defected. Plus, a massive earthquake in Iraq and Iran has killed hundreds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 13, 2017 2

Hanson no show ... Ryan follows a well worn path to success ... Americans still can't spell Malcolm's name ...

How the media — including me — helped normalise political extremists

November 10, 2017 24

We've created a world in which abuse and harassment of politicians is normalised. The media is a big part of the problem -- and not just the mainstream media.

Crikey Worm: Palaszczuk calls an early election

October 30, 2017 1

Good morning, early birds. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called the state election early, and the Citizenship Seven drama has stranded the federal government in unknown political waters. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Poll Bludger: how Nick Xenophon could end the two-party political system

October 9, 2017 13

Nick Xenophon stands poised to unleash his full powers of disruption at the South Australian election in March.

Pauline Hanson joins the great Australian war on young people

October 3, 2017 33

Calls to ban young people from various things, like smoking and voting, reflect on ongoing preoccupation with demonising young Australians.