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Like it or not, conservative voices are needed at the ABC

Like it or not, conservative voices are needed at the ABC

Crikey readers discuss Jonathan Holmes' take on right-wing voices at the ABC, and the Australian gun lobby.

On finding a place for women in the modern Liberal Party

On finding a place for women in the modern Liberal Party

The shockwaves of Julie Bishop's retirement from politics are still being felt. But her so-called "moderate" nature hid a support for an ideology which keeps women out of power.

Where can the Tories possibly go from here?

Where can the Tories possibly go from here?

Crikey readers discuss Theresa May's leadership, Scott Morrison's anti-corruption fail and the continued cluelessness of banking elites.

Nouveau right

Nouveau right

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: the new French right, birds versus drones, who ya gonna call? Trust-busters! And how many anti-depressants are we taking?

How Penthouse Australia went from nudie mag to alt-right rag

How Penthouse Australia went from nudie mag to alt-right rag

In a bid to remain relevant in the age of declining lads' mags, Penthouse Australia has rolled out the red carpet for alt-right ideologues like Milo Yiannopoulos and Gavin McInnes. Can it ignore the violence they provoke?

Rise of the right: how populist politicians are taking power

Rise of the right: how populist politicians are taking power

From Europe to Asia, the global resurgence of populist politics is gathering momentum, preying on voters' need for simple answers to complex problems.

In Europe, even conservative governments leave Australia’s climate policy in the dust

In Europe, even conservative governments leave Australia’s climate policy in the dust

Compared to Australia, European conservatives are practically revolutionaries when it comes to progressive climate action. And it's a strategy that could win votes at home.

Being ashamed of Australia is a useless luxury

Being ashamed of Australia is a useless luxury

Progressives love to take shame in and disengagement from their own nation as both a necessary and sufficient political act. It isn't.

Rundle: a sign reads ‘hustings this way’, God help me

Rundle: a sign reads ‘hustings this way’, God help me

Long story short, Conservative Charlie Elphicke has a field day.

Rundle: the rise and fall of the absolutely fabular Milo Yiannopoulos

Rundle: the rise and fall of the absolutely fabular Milo Yiannopoulos

How did this this self-parodic media chancer get so far with the "conservative" right?