Nick Feik


Nick Feik
Nick Feik is the editor of The Monthly.



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Editor’s Note June 2014

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Have Australians ever felt so shunned by politicians as they do today? The recent budget may have brazenly disregarded common voters, but  the blame doesn’t all belong to the Abbott government. In his essay ‘A Class of Their Own’, Richard …

FRAMING THE BUDGET CRISIS

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The federal government's Commission of Audit report will at last be released this afternoon. Dubbed Fightback Mk II by some in the Coalition (after the huge and politically unpalatable document John Hewson took to the "unloseable" …

’GILLARD MOMENT’ HIGHLIGHTS BACKBENCH FEARS

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott appears to be facing a backbench revolt over some of his government's big-ticket items. The proposal for a 'deficit levy' has been described as 'electoral suicide' by at least one senior Liberal …

ICAC EXPLODES ON NSW LIBERALS

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In a new inquiry, ICAC heard yesterday that the Liberal Party is alleged to have received donations of at least $165,000 from property developers, who have been banned from donating to any political party in NSW since 2009, by funnelling cash through …

Editor’s Note May 2014

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Welcome to the 100th issue of the Monthly. As the new editor, it is my good fortune to announce this landmark, but the honour really belongs to others. The magazine’s reputation and success has been earnt by the gifted previous editors, by …

MEANS AND ENDS

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Tonight's Four Corners will air an interview with Immigration Minister Scott Morrison, during which he backs down from a guarantee he had previously given for the safety of asylum seekers inside the Manus Island Detention Centre. He'd …

The ties that bind

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Royal tour of Australia is all about creation of soft propaganda

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"This is succession planning. It's about laying down memories in Australia against the time the Queen dies. The first tour is the one that matters – the tour with the young couple and the baby, the gloss not worn off their marriage and …

Andrew Robb fast-tracks UAE uranium deal

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"In a move that marks the first time Australian uranium would be sold to the Middle East, Trade Minister Andrew Robb is fast-tracking a nuclear cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE)... a country with a secretive, unelected government …

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