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‘Tough-talking’ Trump’s new-found sycophancy to Saudi Arabia is hypocritical and pathetic

‘Tough-talking’ Trump’s new-found sycophancy to Saudi Arabia is hypocritical and pathetic

Does this man know anything about history, including his own? Former Australian ambassador to Israel Peter Rodgers wonders at Trump's breathtaking ignorance.

Rundle: man on a wire, overlooking a chasm as everything changes

Rundle: man on a wire, overlooking a chasm as everything changes

Petit's walk between the Twin Towers was not a media sensation at the time, it was merely a thing that happened, and was little documented. But now the towers themselves have come down, what remains?

Rundle: imploding Right in its Winter Palace turns against the people

Rundle: imploding Right in its Winter Palace turns against the people

Desperate, the Right has fallen back on national security fears and blaming "the mob" for its many misfortunes.

Rundle: stars ‘n’ stripes ‘n’ Frappuccinos forever

Rundle: stars ‘n’ stripes ‘n’ Frappuccinos forever

As Veterans Day goes by, Crikey's writer-at-large witnesses first-hand the cost of glorifying military service.

Islamic State, homicidal click-bait and the politics of snuff films

Islamic State, homicidal click-bait and the politics of snuff films

Real world violence can too often take on a false cinematic quality for those trying to understand and prevent it. It's about time we went off-script.

Remember WMD? Just labelling something ‘terrorism’ isn’t enough

Remember WMD? Just labelling something ‘terrorism’ isn’t enough

Not all terrorist groups want the same thing, and you can't spy on millions of Australians with the blanket rationale of the War on Terror, writes international relations professor Dr Scott Burchill.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Labor to provide new parliament's first broken election promise ... The rise and rise of Angela Merkel and more facts and tidbits from around the net

After 9/11, they may take their purses but never their freedom

After 9/11, they may take their purses but never their freedom

The United States has traded liberty for security, with a vast domestic spying program and unprecedented security measures. Does that mean the terrorists have won?

Rape, misogyny and the triumph of the hypermasculine

Rape, misogyny and the triumph of the hypermasculine

Our horror at rape jokes and protestations of acceptance come about because our culture simultaneously affirms tolerance and equality, while expressing its identity through war and domination.

Muslim feet on Ground Zero: ‘people are starting to forget about us’

Muslim feet on Ground Zero: ‘people are starting to forget about us’

Is there still anti-Muslim sentiment in lower Manhattan? After the Boston bombings, Crikey visits the 9/11 memorial and Park51, the so-called "Ground Zero mosque", to find out.