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Welcome to the new Milibandism

Welcome to the new Milibandism

While Bill Shorten's campaign has echoes of Ed Miliband's ill-fated 2015 UK Labour platform, Shorten has a secret weapon: Scott Morrison.

Corbyn’s Labour facing trouble on all fronts after seven MPs defect

Corbyn’s Labour facing trouble on all fronts after seven MPs defect

The breakaway "Independent Group" of Labor MPs have joined the crossbench to protest Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit stance. But apart from some lofty words, do they stand for anything?

Rundle: Brexit of champions now mired in bureaucracy and same old politics

Rundle: Brexit of champions now mired in bureaucracy and same old politics

The latest chapter in this tortuous story has given some people hope that Brexit might be avoided altogether.

Rundle: Jez is back, but Labour has a huge problem

Rundle: Jez is back, but Labour has a huge problem

Jeremy Corbyn has survived the Blairites' best efforts to oust him, but the British Labour Party is deeply split between the multicultural knowledge class and the nationalist and communalist working class.

No Brexit: voters swing back towards ‘stay’

No Brexit: voters swing back towards ‘stay’

A fortnight ago, the polls had shifted to mostly showing a narrow majority for "leave". Since then, there appears to have been a movement back.

Rundle: yuk it up, Tories, Corbyn could be the end of you

Rundle: yuk it up, Tories, Corbyn could be the end of you

Jeremy Corbyn -- an actual socialist! -- is leading UK Labour. But despite what the Tories say, he could be Labour's saviour.

Rundle: tremble, overlords, for the socialist revolution is upon us

Rundle: tremble, overlords, for the socialist revolution is upon us

The frontrunner to lead the British Labour Party is an avowed socialist. Even in the US socialist Bernie Sanders is making headway. Over to you, Australia.

Rundle: Labo(u)r in crisis — suck it up and lay off the Greens

Rundle: Labo(u)r in crisis — suck it up and lay off the Greens

Labour in the UK might just have to accept its role as a party representing a diminishing section of the social whole. Labor in Australia has a bold opportunity to reshape its core.

Cameron channels Netanyahu over the Scottish bogeyman

Cameron channels Netanyahu over the Scottish bogeyman

The Tories would like to keep Scotland in the union, but they'd prefer the Scots stayed home on polling day.

Rundle: the UK was destroyed long ago

Rundle: the UK was destroyed long ago

Margaret Thatcher destroyed the UK decades ago. Now we're just waiting for everyone to realise it.