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Topic archives: Pauline Hanson

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.

Razer: One Nation will thrive in the absence of a genuine alternative (and centrism isn’t it)

October 3, 2017 26

If there is no party in this nation ready with both an economic plan for an uncertain future and a true aversion to bigotry, we can expect to see PHON exert its influence.

Was Pauline Hanson actually allowed to wear that burqa in Parliament?

September 6, 2017 11

Can you bring hats into Parliament? Props? Stunt outfits, like Pauline Hanson's burqa?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

August 29, 2017 7

Capitalism rushes in where culture wars fear to tread ... Pauline Hanson, jailbird ... Peter Dutton, actual potato ...