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The media’s glaring double standard on free speech

The media’s glaring double standard on free speech

One minute Australia's media is rallying for freedom of the press. The next, it's tearing down climate protesters. Speaking out shouldn't be a professional privilege.

Right-wing sneers are a sign of Extinction Rebellion’s success

Right-wing sneers are a sign of Extinction Rebellion’s success

There is a great irony in how conservative media and commentators have responded to Extinction Rebellion's 'cult' success.

There’s only one way to stop the violence in Hong Kong

There’s only one way to stop the violence in Hong Kong

Carrie Lam has generally condemned violence, while refusing demands for independent investigation into police brutality. The whole world can see the truth she is avoiding.

How Hong Kong is forcing Australia’s hand on China

How Hong Kong is forcing Australia’s hand on China

Protests and counter-protests across the country have proven the CCP has more internal support than Australia bargained for.

Why I’m on board for the rebellion

Why I’m on board for the rebellion

Extinction Rebellion's UK protests were whimsical and reckless, but they also worked. Now they're starting in Australia...

The many faces of the ‘Put It To The People’ Brexit march

The many faces of the ‘Put It To The People’ Brexit march

London is a city with one thing on its mind: Brexit. And it's not just the usual suspects marching in Theresa May's disintegrating England, finds Crikey's correspondent-at-large.

The students fighting to make this the climate change election

The students fighting to make this the climate change election

"You don't give the bully the attention. We’ll focus on what we know is real."

Finally, some hope in public policy

Finally, some hope in public policy

While federal politics was offering business-as-usual climate inaction last week, school kids were putting politicians to shame.

Students don’t just have a right to protest, they have an obligation

Students don’t just have a right to protest, they have an obligation

Crikey readers respond to student protests, data encryption, climate change and the ABC.

Scott Morrison is up against a long tradition of teen protest

Scott Morrison is up against a long tradition of teen protest

Climate change isn’t the only issue where students have lashed out against bipartisan inaction.