Mungo MacCallum


Mungo MacCallum
Mungo MacCallum is a political journalist and commentator. His books include Run Johnny Run, Poll Dancing, and Punch and Judy. Visit his blog, The View from Billinudgel.



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Question Time: an utterly unedifying spectacle

Politics

Has this central democratic process devolved beyond dysfunction?

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Picking on Aunty

Politics

Why the latest push to privatise the ABC is not new or surprising

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Seriously scary times

Politics

What are the implications of the Trump-Kim summit for America’s allies?

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The end of civilisation?

Politics

On the hyperbolic reaction to ANU’s decision to part ways with the Ramsay Centre

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The Barnaby Joyce sideshow

Politics

Joyce is merely the most prominent of many embarrassments for the government

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Hastie judgement

Politics

Why Andrew Hastie’s decision – taken without warning the PM – is unpardonable

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Turning a blind eye to live exports

Politics

Just how bad do things have to get before we declare the system broken?

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What’s in a name?

Politics

From Pig Iron Bob to Unbelieva-Bill: the trouble with nicknames in politics

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A tale of two leaders: Malcolm Turnbull and Emmanuel Macron

Politics

They have much in common, and yet their approaches to leadership couldn’t be more different

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