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Large-scale fascist violence will make it to Australia soon enough

Large-scale fascist violence will make it to Australia soon enough

The process of developing a fascist movement in Australia has been delayed only by Pauline Hanson's inability. But it will come.

Dutton’s electorate office vandalised

Dutton’s electorate office vandalised

Good morning, early birds. Prime ministerial contender Peter Dutton's electorate office in Queensland has been vandalised overnight. Plus, a Crikey reader exclusive: today we’re featuring our first weekly selection of stories from the New York Times. We’d love to hear your thoughts on the addition of the New York Times to your Friday morning read, which you can share with us by emailing [email protected]. It’s the news you need to know, with Natasha Grivas.

LEAKED: draft letter from Matt Canavan proves he is seriously Italian

LEAKED: draft letter from Matt Canavan proves he is seriously Italian

The man is about as dinky-di Aussie as a gelato-stuffed calzone.

Did Canavan’s mum sign him up for Italian citizenship so he could vote for Berlusconi?

Did Canavan’s mum sign him up for Italian citizenship so he could vote for Berlusconi?

The 2006 Italian election was a tight race, and the first in which Australian-Italians could have their say. Is that why Matt Canavan's mother signed him up?

Are Canadians, New Zealanders and Italians more scared of us than we are of them?

Are Canadians, New Zealanders and Italians more scared of us than we are of them?

How do Australia's provisions for keeping foreign insurgents out of Parliament stack up against those of other countries? Crikey intern Angus McCubbing investigates.

Revellers dance, march and sing through the tear gas at Sicilian anti-G7, anti-Trump protest

Revellers dance, march and sing through the tear gas at Sicilian anti-G7, anti-Trump protest

They marched without masks. They marched without bandanas. Freelance journalist Matthew Clayfield. reports.

It’s hard out there for a populist: Italy’s comedian-led political party struggles to find its feet

It’s hard out there for a populist: Italy’s comedian-led political party struggles to find its feet

Populist parties love to represent themselves as rule-breaking mavericks. But wherever they win office, they find themselves invariably having to work with established actors in order to get anything done.

Spectre of right-wing populism haunts Europe as Italy, Austria went to the polls

Spectre of right-wing populism haunts Europe as Italy, Austria went to the polls

Like many other signs this year, particularly last month's US election, these twin events warn of a rising tide of xenophobic right-wing populism.

The bad old days: mafiosos and corrupt cops

The bad old days: mafiosos and corrupt cops

A new book about the Italian mafia is a must-read for cops, pollies and anyone with an interest in true crime.

G20 fails to deliver — but not for lack of Australia trying

G20 fails to deliver — but not for lack of Australia trying

The government was right to push for growth at the G20 summit but the minds of international leaders are no longer focused on the forum, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.