Dominic Kelly is a PhD candidate and tutor in politics at La Trobe University. He tweets from @illywhacker_.
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Turnbull’s daft crusade
Yet again, the prime minister has meekly surrendered to the right of his party
Much ado about Nada
Richard Di Natale and the Greens are betting on youth
No strength in numbers
An improved poll result cannot hide the government’s malaise
Lights, camera, reaction
Few things set the cultural warriors barking like International Women’s Day
As the Australian economy avoids recession, Trump says he will rescue Americans from their hellscape.
The right’s fawning over an empty provocateur reveals its skewed priorities
One Nation, two narratives
The notion that Pauline Hanson has matured since the 1990s is an orchestrated myth
Principles versus pragmatism
No responsible government can be completely beholden to its most ideological elements
Looking to conservatives to lead the opposition to Trump is foolish
Privilege and its discontents
Tony Abbott’s speech to the Samuel Griffith Society reveals the contradictory mess of entitlement and resentment in the Australian right
Reforming the people
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