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Swelling crowds and rising heat: the mixed emotions of Invasion Day

Swelling crowds and rising heat: the mixed emotions of Invasion Day

"While the marches are sometimes referred to as 'change the date' rallies, this is not accurate. These rallies are about changing the discourse."

Captain Cook stunt highlights Morrison’s obsession with spin

Captain Cook stunt highlights Morrison’s obsession with spin

Crikey readers respond to Scott Morrison's sudden interest in Captain Cook.

Scott Morrison, a leader utterly out of touch with history

Scott Morrison, a leader utterly out of touch with history

Is our PM a slavering servant of the empire or a suburban goofball? The Libs are trying everything.

Mundine faces the perilous path of the Indigenous conservative

Mundine faces the perilous path of the Indigenous conservative

Indigenous conservatives rarely fit the easy ideological templates of white Australians, and they cop abuse from both sides because of it.

History repeating

History repeating

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. In the first edition for 2019: 40 years of the Iranian Revolution, and 100 years of Bauhaus. Plus, surveillance capitalism and a sweet new addition to the halal snack pack.

Politicians’ personal lives simply aren’t fair game for journalists

Politicians’ personal lives simply aren’t fair game for journalists

Crikey readers discuss the reporting of politicians' personal lives, Morrison's inaction on climate change and abolishing Australia day.

Un-Australia Day: curing the nationalistic itch

Un-Australia Day: curing the nationalistic itch

Australia Day has little do with Australia as a political construct. Do we really need this grotesque distortion of history?

Fish-saving aerators to be rolled out along Murray-Darling

Fish-saving aerators to be rolled out along Murray-Darling

Good morning, early birds. Aerators are expected to be installed along the Darling River as early as today in an effort to halt mass fish deaths, and the Greens subvert Scott Morrison's mandatory Australia Day citizenship ceremonies. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Morrison wants love and unity, and some culture wars too

Morrison wants love and unity, and some culture wars too

Scott Morrison has restarted two culture wars on Indigenous issues. The project of shoring up the Liberal Party base thus continues.

One year later, was the Australia Day citizenship ceremony fiasco worth it?

One year later, was the Australia Day citizenship ceremony fiasco worth it?

In 2017, the government stripped two Melbourne councils of their ability to conduct citizenship ceremonies. One year on, what has it meant for new Australians affected?