We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
Crikey readers discuss Jonathan Holmes' take on right-wing voices at the ABC, and the Australian gun lobby.
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.
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?
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?
From Europe to Asia, the global resurgence of populist politics is gathering momentum, preying on voters' need for simple answers to complex problems.
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.
Progressives love to take shame in and disengagement from their own nation as both a necessary and sufficient political act. It isn't.
Long story short, Conservative Charlie Elphicke has a field day.