Menu
Scroll to top
Topic: Margaret Thatcher
Murdoch’s interference in government goes back as long as he does

Murdoch’s interference in government goes back as long as he does

Whatever role he played in the toppling of Malcolm Turnbull, it is far from the first time Rupert Murdoch has been an active political force.

Razer: how the class war got stuck in a 40 year loop

Razer: how the class war got stuck in a 40 year loop

If the best that the blokes at the IPA, The Australian and the Ramsay Centre can come up with is “Marx equals death!”, the left still has a chance.

The Crikey Awards for Best Blunders and Backfires in political interviews

The Crikey Awards for Best Blunders and Backfires in political interviews

We've scoured back through the archives to hand out some overdue awards. The top prize should not come as a surprise.

Rundle: midnight, in a Euro-hell dreamscape

Rundle: midnight, in a Euro-hell dreamscape

Guy Rundle wrote on the French and British elections today. And, um ...

Mayne: another 10 former politicians funded by the Murdoch machine, including Gough

Mayne: another 10 former politicians funded by the Murdoch machine, including Gough

Proving just how ubiquitous the Murdoch dollar is, some of the most powerful politicians -- now and historically -- from Australia, UK and the US, have benefited from Rupert and Family's wealth.

Rundle: the working class is marooned, thus cometh Trump

Rundle: the working class is marooned, thus cometh Trump

The Trump movement is carried by a white working class, abandoned 20 years ago, and which has no politically significant space to occupy in post-millennial culture.

The <em>Oz</em> is right, political correctness has gone mad (as has apolitical correctness)

The Oz is right, political correctness has gone mad (as has apolitical correctness)

The Australian is right about the left, and I hate saying that.

Shades of Thatcher: Abbott’s demise traces a familiar path

Shades of Thatcher: Abbott’s demise traces a familiar path

The sniping, undermining and personal fixations? We've seen it all before, writes history educator and researcher Tony Taylor.

The job offers drip in for Abbott, but he’s an ex-PM without a purpose

The job offers drip in for Abbott, but he’s an ex-PM without a purpose

There's a cushy and lucrative job waiting for Tony Abbott in the private sector ... but does he have his sights set further afield?

On alcohol and Australian speech

On alcohol and Australian speech

Crikey readers discuss politics and other issues of the day.