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Topic archives: The Greens

Poll Bludger: Greens inner-urban insurgency claims another Labor stronghold

William Bowe November 20, 2017 15 Comments

With the Greens now laying claim to three state lower house seats in both New South Wales and Victoria, the next question is whether they can gain a seat in the Queensland parliament on Saturday.

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

Guy Rundle July 26, 2017 20 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?

William Bowe July 24, 2017 15 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

William Bowe July 19, 2017 9 Comments

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

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

Guy Rundle June 29, 2017 22 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?

Josh Taylor June 27, 2017 30 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

Crikey June 21, 2017 3 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

Crikey May 26, 2017 5 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?

Paula Matthewson May 15, 2017 11 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

Helen Razer May 11, 2017 39 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.