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Australian schools, get ready for an ideological onslaught

Australian schools, get ready for an ideological onslaught

The curious case of the "Trojan Horse" document in the United Kingdom has vital lessons for Australia's education system.

Bombings and Bitcoins, why the centre can’t hold

Bombings and Bitcoins, why the centre can’t hold

Power is changing hands, flipping on its head, ebbing away, growing ever stronger. Guy Rundle on why (lazy cliche of a Yeats poem not withstanding), things are very much falling apart.

Hapless Cameron battling Tory enemies within

Hapless Cameron battling Tory enemies within

David Cameron is struggling to keep the Tories together. The party is split on same-sex marriage and the European Union, showing up some poor leadership attributes in the Prime Minister.

The UK’s little problem with Europe

The UK’s little problem with Europe

Can British Prime Minister David Cameron's Tory government hang onto EU membership? Or will the UKIP and its allies force the country to go it alone?

Liz mum on plain packs in UK, thanks to Lynton

Liz mum on plain packs in UK, thanks to Lynton

What happened to David Cameron's pledge to use plain packaging to discourage smoking? Australian political operative Lynton Crosby happened, apparently.

The media’s message on David Hicks

The media’s message on David Hicks

Crikey readers talk David Hicks and the problems with the EU for Britons.

Buzz from the Right is wrong, to bee sure

Buzz from the Right is wrong, to bee sure

European bees are disappearing, and the buzz from politicians is out of line. The politics of ecological protection are fascinating, writes Crikey's man in London.

Cameron’s bedroom eyes cast over the welfare state

Cameron’s bedroom eyes cast over the welfare state

David Cameron has shaken up benefits for Britain's most needy. Is it the end of the social state as we know it, or have the Tories not gone far enough? Well, both ...

Cameron’s budget small beer in time of crisis

Cameron’s budget small beer in time of crisis

Guy Rundle examines the Cameron government's latest UK budget and finds it comes up sorely lacking.

Cameron gets it done, keeping the press (mostly) on side

Cameron gets it done, keeping the press (mostly) on side

David Cameron has struck a compromise deal with political rivals for tougher media reforms in the UK. And he's managed to keep the press on side -- for the most part -- in the process.