September, 2017

Rundle: Ben Law’s ‘hate-fuck’ tweet was definitely a bit rapey (but I still liked it)

, Sep 12, 2017

Does the fact that it’s a same-sex hate fuck remove the force of non-consensual sexual violence? Kind of but not really.

How to deal with Pauline Hanson (and her supporters)

, Mar 30, 2017

According to David Marr, Hanson "is manageable, but we are not managing her".

We read Shorten’s little biography, so you don’t have to

, May 30, 2016

The man, in his own (very few) words.

Tips and Rumours: Mandarins are the new black

, Nov 25, 2015

The Prime Minister announced yesterday that Martin Parkinson would be brought in from the cold after former PM Tony Abbott dumped him as Treasury secretary, and confirmed that Department of Communications secretary Drew Clarke would become the permanent chief of staff of Turnbull’s office. We wonder if Turnbull has had time to read Tingle’s latest Quarterly Essay, “Political […]
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Splitting the Bill: David Marr dissects the enigmatic Labor leader

, Oct 01, 2015

Peeling back the layers on Bill Shorten.
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Electricity Bill? Surely we can do better

, Sep 23, 2015

In his latest Quarterly Essay journalist David Marr runs down the list of nicknames Bill Shorten has held.
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Media briefs: pollie papping … Shorten’s long Monday … Reading (or not) the Daily Tele …

, Sep 18, 2015

Why was Bill Shorten at dinner with Samantha Maiden, Annabel Crabb and Tony Abbott's deputy chief of staff? Plus other media tidbits of the day.
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Saturdays with Morry: Schwartz to launch new newspaper

, Nov 07, 2013

Who said print was dead? Crikey has the juice on a new newspaper bankrolled by Monthly publisher Morry Schwartz. Look for it on Saturdays.
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The real education revolution Labor needs

, Mar 11, 2013

Money alone won't solve the crisis in Australian education, the former Labor leader argues in the current Quarterly Essay. Only system-wide institutional change will arrest declining standards.

Marr on Abbott: nine things you didn’t know about Tony

, Sep 10, 2012

From David Marr's Quarterly Essay, "Political Animal, The Making of Tony Abbott", here are nine things we didn't know about the man ...