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The Greens' not-so-simple, essential mandate: save the Earth

The Greens' not-so-simple, essential mandate: save the Earth

Guy RundleJul 26, 201720 Comments

The environmental movement has come a long way from hippie love-ins and right-wing jokes. But the Greens, in Australia and elsewhere, have to acknowledge that it is the single most important thing they will ever do.

Poll Bludger: are the Greens cooked?

Poll Bludger: are the Greens cooked?

William BoweJul 24, 201715 Comments

The Greens can be confident they have their seats in Victoria and Tasmania locked down for years to come. But every other state is a crapshoot from here.

Poll Bludger: section 44 is a sticky wicket in need of reform

Poll Bludger: section 44 is a sticky wicket in need of reform

William BoweJul 19, 20179 Comments

Another one bites the dust Unfairly, as it turns out.

Rundle: you want a federal ICAC? Here's how.

Rundle: you want a federal ICAC? Here's how.

Guy RundleJun 29, 201722 Comments

This is one of the tightest and most anti-democratic parliamentary systems on the planet. It's time to fix it.

What happens if the Greens expel Lee Rhiannon?

What happens if the Greens expel Lee Rhiannon?

Josh TaylorJun 27, 201730 Comments

Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon will still technically be a Greens senator but won't sit with the rest of the party, in the event the party room kicked her out.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyJun 21, 20173 Comments

Five Eyes (shockingly) not what it claims to be ... former Barclay's Chief executive facing serious fraud charges ... who is behind The Mocker? ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyMay 26, 20175 Comments

How much does the PM's chief of staff earn? ... Margaret Court v Margaret Court Arena ... just when you thought Macdonald was the worst ...

Matthewson: how will the Greens navigate 'leftie' budget measures?

Matthewson: how will the Greens navigate 'leftie' budget measures?

Paula MatthewsonMay 15, 201711 Comments

Will the Greens take a "pragmatic" approach to Scott Morrison's "pragmatic" budget? Or will they stay the party of the protest vote?

Larissa Waters and the Greens' tedious return to identity politics

Larissa Waters and the Greens' tedious return to identity politics

Helen RazerMay 11, 201739 Comments

Larissa Waters needs to care less about her breasts in Parliament and more about the fact that there are no damn jobs in this country.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyApr 11, 20171 Comment

Turnbull's social media prowess ... Greens factionalism ... Unilever cuts ad spend ...