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Turnbull, May and the politics of incompetence

Bernard Keane November 8, 2017 31 Comments

Theresa May and Malcolm Turnbull share many of the same problems -- and same flaws.

Rundle: mad, bad Boris Johnson could somehow still end up steering Britain

Guy Rundle October 5, 2017 32 Comments

Milquetoast Theresa May looks closer to political death everyday, leaving the helm of the Good Ship Tory (and Britain) up for grabs.

Reactions to London terror show language of the far-right has been normalised

Irfan Yusuf June 21, 2017 11 Comments

The recent attack on a Muslim centre in Finsbury Park, London, had some elements of our media describing the incident as a "revenge attack".

Mayne: will the Brits show some spine and resist Murdoch rent-seeking?

Mayne: will the Brits show some spine and resist Murdoch rent-seeking?

Stephen Mayne June 20, 2017 4 Comments

The Murdochs are masterful rent-seekers when it comes to politically vulnerable Western governments.

Turnbull desperate to govern from the centre, but foes won’t let him

Bernard Keane June 19, 2017 19 Comments

Better than his overseas counterparts, Malcolm Turnbull has read the mood of electoral disillusionment, but his opponents are succeeding in preventing him from showing it.

Rundle: anguish turns to anger as London burns

Guy Rundle June 15, 2017 24 Comments

This hideous Grenfell Tower fire has already had a political effect, further delaying the making of a deal between the Conservatives and the DUP -- and the deal could unravel entirely.

Michael West v The Australian … Guardian goes tabloid … terrorist TV …

Michael West v The Australian … Guardian goes tabloid … terrorist TV …

Emily Watkins June 13, 2017 2 Comments

Michael West went the full Godwin in his ongoing feud with The Australian over the Oz's hatred of GetUp.

Rundle: how Jeremy Corbyn might have saved the UK

Guy Rundle June 13, 2017 17 Comments

It is all over for Theresa May -- and quite possibly for the Tories.

Rundle: singing in the pub as Corbyn pulls off what Blair never could

Guy Rundle June 9, 2017 19 Comments

It is now not impossible that in a week or so Jeremy Corbyn could be the next PM of the UK.

Journalists continue to leave Fairfax … the UK papers’ election coverage … Mamamia does news …

Journalists continue to leave Fairfax … the UK papers’ election coverage … Mamamia does news …

Emily Watkins June 8, 2017 4 Comments

The long list of journos leaving Fairfax continues, and the UK papers pull out all stops for their election editions. Plus more media tidbits.