What Greta Thunberg says is simple, rational and forensic. So why is the right losing its mind?
Standing in the hollowed-out carcass of a dying mall, Crikey's writer-at-large catches a glimpse of the transience of modern life.
In their disregard of a child on the way from the Barnaby affair, the right is stepping into the territory of post-Woodstock 1970s era cultural nihilism, which even progressives pulled back from eventually.
Everything Turnbull does now produces the sort of contempt one feels for someone living out an imaginary life on our time.
The only possible strategic response to this assault on workers' rights is wildcat strikes.
A recent op-ed dismisses the strength of Finnish education based on the fact that the language has phonetic spelling. There's a bit more to it than that.
An obsession with Trump is blinding us to what's really going on: one of the most important historical shifts of recent decades.
In which Guy Rundle looks back at the history of Meanjin and A.A. Phillips influential essay "The Cultural Cringe".