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We’ll look back on this era of digital privacy in shame

We’ll look back on this era of digital privacy in shame

Crikey readers respond to the end of our Prying Eyes series on digital privacy, and Eric Abetz's emails to GetUp donors.

GetUp stands up to unsolicited emails from Abetz

GetUp stands up to unsolicited emails from Abetz

How did Eric Abetz get donors' email address? Turns out GetUp just straight up told him — something that they had quite openly said that they would do.

The scandalous lie beneath the ‘merit v diversity’ argument

The scandalous lie beneath the ‘merit v diversity’ argument

Opponents of increased female participation insist that merit should win out over diversity. But history has routinely shown us that "merit" is a myth.

Crikey Worm: police caught on CCTV beating disability pensioner

Crikey Worm: police caught on CCTV beating disability pensioner

Good morning, early birds. Victoria Police officers caught on camera "taking down" a disability pensioner. Plus, a merry band of coal-happy backbenchers plan to confront the Prime Minister over his apparent lack of interest in the combustible rock. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Abetz's war on anti-Christmas ... Erik Jensen gets a flattering stand-in ... Labor and Libs start a land war in China ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Abetz out of time ... oh, she's from Tigerland ... an evening with Helen Razer ...

No aid from Abetz: how GetUp became Eric’s favourite political target

No aid from Abetz: how GetUp became Eric’s favourite political target

Eric Abetz and the right have long tried to have GetUp taken off the political map, and have resorted to some pretty interesting tactics.

Advocates in the No camp are chattering class elitists

Advocates in the No camp are chattering class elitists

The No campaign likes to portray itself as the enemy of the elites. Have a look at their backgrounds: they're all elites themselves.

‘Rage, rage and the dying of the right’, a poem by Guy Rundle

‘Rage, rage and the dying of the right’, a poem by Guy Rundle

Crikey endorses neither political violence nor tercets.

LEAKED: Australian Christian Lobby talking points on how to prosecute case against same-sex marriage

LEAKED: Australian Christian Lobby talking points on how to prosecute case against same-sex marriage

Raise vague, non-specific concerns about the sanctity of marriage. Talk about the cake bakers. Call your opponents intolerant.