This Sunday, we’re launching For Your Information, a brand new Crikey newsletter from the idiosyncratic mind of Helen Razer. Each week, Helen will dissect a topic of global, local or sometimes no significance. From universal basic income to anti-ageing creams, Helen explains her way of looking at a subject the rest of the world seems […]
Really the only explanation for Andrew Bolt's remarkable (quantity, not quality) output is that he's a big ol' android.
Burnside, as you likely know, is a barrister, a refugee advocate and a man with an honourable alphabet of letters appended by others to his name. He's also a fighter and dogged correspondent who seems to thinks a lot about death.
For all their honourable intentions and punishing labour, journalists of this #MeToo movement may not be helping as many women as they think.
Even as purportedly progressive outlets continue to report Trump-Putin conspiracy theory as fact, the tanks roll toward Russia and the money rolls out.
Ahh think tanks. The intellectual breadth they bring to public life is astounding! You've got your unvarnished neoliberalism over here, and then your compassionate neoliberalism over there. And ... well, that's about it actually.
Are Labor insiders leaking against Wayne Swan because he is the Labor politician who most resembles a Sanders or Corbyn-type, and, therefore, must be stopped before Millennials notice?
Oprah Winfrey is a neoliberal moraliser whose advice to the many to “visualise” their better fortune is at fundamental odds with welfare spending. She should not be president.
Howard was a man whose bigotry may have been truly driven by policy. Peter Dutton is perhaps a politician driven by bigotry alone, writes Helen Razer.