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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A serious conversation

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Jolly Joe Hockey wants to have a little chat with you about taxation

Vale Malcolm

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A Whitlamite sends off an old enemy who became almost a friend

Fleeting parties

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Welcome to the political graveyard, PUP

Euphoria

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Tony Abbott has been buoyed by the polls, but celebrations might be premature

Berry bad labels

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Why does our food labelling aim to confuse instead of enlighten consumers?

The curse of the gods

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The Liberal host is restive, if not mutinous. Buffeted by headwinds, the ship of state is becalmed and its captain, in spite of his bravado and bluster, seems unable to move forwards. Tony Abbott is under immense pressure to break the deadlock, and …

Until the times do alter

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Julie Bishop to remain loyal to the PM, whoever that might be

A laughing matter

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Australians do not insist that their prime ministers must be totally serious. The punters were, by and large, prepared to tolerate and even enjoy the lofty wit of Gough Whitlam, the knockabout larrikinism of Bob Hawke and the biting mockery of Paul …

The myths of leadership

Australian Politics

Abbott's warning to colleagues is not backed by history

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