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.
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.
Crikey understands that Feeney's electorate office in Batman, in Melbourne's inner north, was notified two days ago of his intention to quit.
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".
Without the US, the TPP is a less threatening beast, but a beast it remains.
The answer is twofold.