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Clive Hamilton and his (mildly justified) conspiracy theory

Clive Hamilton and his (mildly justified) conspiracy theory

Clive Hamilton's book on Chinese influence works best when it dissects the activities of Australia's clutch of China apologists. But he struggles to show how any Beijing influence has ever been effectively used.

Clive Hamilton book cover gets its own mini-controversy

Clive Hamilton book cover gets its own mini-controversy

The cover of last week's Saturday Age Insight section took more than a little inspiration from a book designer's work, the paper has admitted.

What does it take to be a Sydney Institute expert?

What does it take to be a Sydney Institute expert?

Crikey readers have their say on climate experts, the Chinese economy and Kevin Rudd's class warfare.

ABC climate doco producer fights back: ‘climate deniers aren’t mad, they’re human’

ABC climate doco producer fights back: ‘climate deniers aren’t mad, they’re human’

Climate deniers are not mad, they are human. And the sooner you begin to engage with them rather than dismiss them, the better chance you may have of bringing a few along with you, writes Simon Nasht, producer of ABC doco I Can Change Your Mind About Climate.

Memo to Clive Hamilton: environmentalism is now mainstream

Memo to Clive Hamilton: environmentalism is now mainstream

Just like the far-left elements of the Labor Party and some of the Australian Greens, Clive Hamilton is simply feeling cast adrift because environmentalism is now mainstream, writes blogger Drag0nista.

No sex, no YouTube, no Facebook — Conroy’s still watching you

No sex, no YouTube, no Facebook — Conroy’s still watching you

Stephen Conroy's controversial internet filter has been placed on the backburner in the hope that it won't become a major election issue. But stay alert, writes Ross Fitzgerald, the internet filter will come back even more draconian than ever.

Balance without judgement: your ABC

Balance without judgement: your ABC

The ABC continues its habit of "balancing" mainstream climate science with the views of bloggers and professional denialists rather than climate scientists.

Your timing’s off, Costello: an odd time for Liberal triumphalism

Your timing’s off, Costello: an odd time for Liberal triumphalism

It's fine to celebrate one's victories, but the Liberals (and Peter Costello) are in danger of misunderstanding, and therefore systematically underestimating, the threat from the Greens.

Costello: How the Greens — and their preachy superior activism — fluffed Higgins

Costello: How the Greens — and their preachy superior activism — fluffed Higgins

The media thought the Greens had the Higgins stitched up: no Labor candidate, lots of climate change talk, Libs leadership spill. Too bad the zealous morally superior Greens underestimated the intelligence of the electorate, says departed Higgins MP Peter Costello.

Hamilton: Lessons learnt from running in Higgins

Hamilton: Lessons learnt from running in Higgins

The Greens' candidate in the weekend's Higgins by-election, Clive Hamilton, reflects on the successes and failures of his climate change-focussed campaign.