Nick Feik


Nick Feik
Nick Feik is the editor of The Monthly.



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Editor’s Note December 2015 – January 2016

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Despite our professed love of irreverence and larrikinism, Australians often have a hard time accepting criticism of our own patriotic ideals, and would prefer not to talk about difficult truths. So it’s with a certain amount of nervous energy that …

Editor’s Note November 2015

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Has there been an independent politician in Australia’s history as successful as Nick Xenophon? At the last election, he polled more upper house votes in South Australia than the Labor Party. At the next one, he’ll be leading a new party and fielding …

Plebiscite ploy

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The new same-sex marriage proposal from Warren Entsch and Malcolm Turnbull is an attempt to outmanoeuvre their own party

Distinct signs of competence

Today

The government’s post-Abbott cleanup is going well

Cashless welfare

Today

There is a strong case for the trial of the Health Welfare Card in some Indigenous communities

Metadata retention begins

Today

New anti-privacy law is another step down a dangerous path

Kids in camps

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Public opposition to keeping children in immigration detention is reaching a critical point

An era over

Politics

Exit Abbott, enter Turnbull

Editor’s Note October 2015

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The end of Tony Abbott’s prime ministership arrived quickly, but it wasn’t exactly a shock. His leadership had seemed stuck in the past tense for a long time – since he took over the job, in many ways. Malcolm Turnbull and his cabinet must now …

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