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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Greg Hywood: the model modern chief executive


How Fairfax became a business at journalism’s expense

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The Donald visits Europe


What does Trump’s reckless brand of diplomacy mean for Australia?

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The Three Stooges


Hanson, Latham and Leyonhjelm are reminiscent of an irritating comedy act

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David Leyonhjelm: libertarian, or just vicious?


The movement for freedom and equality has a dubious record on gender

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Question Time: an utterly unedifying spectacle


Has this central democratic process devolved beyond dysfunction?

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Picking on Aunty


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

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Seriously scary times


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

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The end of civilisation?


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

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The Barnaby Joyce sideshow


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