There was a time when HRC moved leftwards -- in the '60s and '70s. Since then, she's morphed into a kind of "left" neoliberal in matters of free trade. And left "neoconservative" on foreign policy.
What we're reading this weekend: the boyhood adventures of Donald Trump, alt-right trolls fret their gene pool, fixing the housing crisis, the language of German teens, Sydney's segregated suburbs, looking for the Beach Boys, and Ken Loach is still angry.
What we're reading this weekend: white supremacy and racial hatred in Donald Trump's America, the sexist history of birth control, revisiting O.J. Simpson, Barrett Brown survives prison in a fantasy land, and is neoliberalism making us lonely?
Helen Razer is not Real People. She does not believe in the false category of Real People. And, she argues, the media needs to stop believing in it as well.
Sometimes outlets that aren't Crikey produce wonderful stories. Here is what we are reading -- what it's like to die, what O.J. Simpson means to black America, how the girlfriend of Philando Castile is getting on with her life, and an insight into the man who discovered lithium treatments for mental illness.
Does the left have a future? How does a doctor tell a mother her son is dead? And who planted drugs in the car of a friendly PTA mother? Here is what we're reading this weekend.
The Guardian was so mean to Andrew Bolt. And Andrew Bolt has no platforms at all on which to defend himself.
This leak has exposed the years of denials, obfuscation and the consistent attempts to keep conditions for those detained on Nauru out of the eye of the Australian public, writes foreign correspondent John Martinkus.