Robert Manne

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100 ENTRIES Robert Manne is emeritus professor of politics and vice-chancellor’s fellow at La Trobe University. His most recent books are The Mind of the Islamic State and On Borrowed Time.



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Photograph of Malcolm Turnbull

Culture

Surrounded by pygmies: Malcolm Turnbull’s ‘A Bigger Picture’

The former PM’s memoir fails to reckon with his fatal belief that all Australians shared his vision

Image of Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, 2010

Culture

Rats, heroes and Kevin Rudd’s ‘The PM Years’

This memoir answers some questions about his deposal and return but raises others

Illustration

Society

Abbott, ANU and the decline of Western civilisation

How the Ramsay Centre’s degree stopped before it started

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Society

On borrowed time

Reflections on a life lived in the shadow of mortality

Trump and Russia: a guide for the bewildered

Politics

Trump and Russia: a guide for the bewildered

A fuller story of relations between the Russian government and the Trump campaign is only now coming to light

Politics gets personal

Culture

Politics gets personal

Laura Poitras’ ‘Risk’ sidesteps the biggest question about Julian Assange

The standards that ‘Quadrant’ seeks to uphold

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The standards that ‘Quadrant’ seeks to uphold

Roger Franklin’s comments on bombing the ABC Ultimo studio reflect a much deeper problem

Once upon a time in America

Politics

Once upon a time in America

Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey will jeopardise any future investigation

An urgently needed compromise

Politics

An urgently needed compromise

The asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru cannot wait for a medium-term solution

Seeking a workable solution for asylum seekers

Politics

Seeking a workable solution for asylum seekers

Robert Manne responds to Klaus Neumann

It’s time to rethink asylum-seeker policy

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It’s time to rethink asylum-seeker policy

An open letter to the supporters and opponents of the Nauru and Manus Island asylum seekers

The Muscovian Candidate?

Politics

The Muscovian Candidate?

Donald Trump and Russia

Dabiq and the Islamic State massacres

blog

Dabiq and the Islamic State massacres

How precisely is this kind of permanent terror to be explained?

Yes, Virginia, there is a solution to Australia’s asylum-seeker problem

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Yes, Virginia, there is a solution to Australia’s asylum-seeker problem

Despite Canberra group-think, there is no longer any plausible reason to keep asylum seekers in detention

The national broadside

Politics

The national broadside

The Australian’s campaign against Gillian Triggs is another in a long line of crude culture-war offensives

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