Nick Feik is the editor of The Monthly.
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An era over
Exit Abbott, enter Turnbull
Coalition strategists have nowhere to turn
Editor’s Note October 2015
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 …
Politicians from all sides of politics are calling for a more generous response to the Syrian refugee crisis
By the numbers
Stopping the boats is not enough to save Syrian refugees
The treasurer needs to find some new solutions for our slowing economy
Dishonesty is the worst policy
The Abbott government has no intention of cutting Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions
Editor’s Note August 2015
The asylum-seeker issue reared its head again this week, following the ALP’s policy reversal on turnbacks and revelations that Australia returned a boatload of Vietnamese asylum seekers to the place from which they fled. Meanwhile, up to a million Rohingya …
Editor’s Note July 2015
Was anyone seriously suggesting that we didn’t already have sufficient laws to deal with terrorism? No. The citizenship issue is about national identity, and the right to dictate to whom it, and the law, applies.
If Tony Abbott is choosing to exclude …
Editor’s Note June 2015
The Greens have changed leaders and “the Tasmanian era is over”, as Amanda Lohrey writes.
The transition from Christine Milne to Richard Di Natale was a smooth one, and for all the criticism she faced during her time as leader, Milne left the party …
Best laid plans
The 2015 budget has come and gone, but where is Joe Hockey's National Conversation?
George Brandis’ arts money grab will not win him many friends
The blindingly obvious
Sometimes you don’t need a Senate inquiry to work out what’s going on
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