politics

The cult of Gladys Berejiklian

What explains the hero-worship of the former NSW premier?

The little premier that might have

Does unquestioning, childish enthusiasm have a place in politics?

War of error

US failures in Afghanistan and the folly of Australia’s unquestioning support

We need to think about post-lockdown rights

Lacking serious debate on the next stage of the pandemic, Australia is ill-prepared

On the chain

A Victorian abattoir dispute shone a light on a system designed to exploit migrant workers’ hopes and ambitions

China panic: What can be done about anti-Chinese racism?

The work of combatting Sinophobia must be combined with a critique of Australian foreign policies

The return of the lucky country

The pandemic has exposed the truth of Donald Horne’s phrase, and the morbid state of our national leadership

She’ll be right, mate

On Scott Morrison’s complacency

Ignoring the gap

The budget shows that the government is not interested in lifting women out of poverty

Roll out the babble

Vaccination logistics are complex, but the government’s failure is in communications