Christian Kerr

The (publicly funded) art of an eye for an eye?

2 August 2016 12:52 am

New Matilda contributor Ben Eltham has claimed budget cuts to the Australia Council were payback for the artist boycott of…

Don’t you oppress me

1 August 2016 2:13 am

The menfolk of Dandenong in Melbourne’s far-flung south-eastern burbs have been doing it tough for years. The decline of manufacturing…

Death by by-election

25 July 2016 12:30 am

The Liberal National Party has sent the lawyers up to Townsville as the recount continues for the seat of Herbert.…

Fairfax in a nutshell. Or nuthouse…

24 July 2016 7:14 am

Or both, perhaps. Whichever way it explains the sales figures. Melbourne’s quality Sunday offers the remaining readers some sabbath food…

Can plebiscites placate a piqued party?

18 July 2016 5:30 am

It’s not just Julie Bishop talking about plebiscite preselections. Government sources say the issue got a very good workout in…

Wot no Kevvie?

12 July 2016 12:18 am

In all the excitement of the Brexit referendum, the presidential election and our own nail-biter poll we appear to have…

Exit fairness in Brexit reporting

27 June 2016 6:56 am

“Report and interpret honestly, striving for accuracy, fairness and disclosure of all essential facts,” the very first item in the…

The Greens flag in the final fortnight

21 June 2016 12:01 pm

“Dear friends,” the invitation email to the Greens campaign launch from Richard Di Natale began. “I don’t know about you,…

Green with envy

17 June 2016 12:00 pm

I’ve been dudded. This is what happens when you elect, then re-elect, a Greens MP. When your electorate goes from…

Wowsers in the West

16 June 2016 12:00 pm

“WA: The State of Excitement” the slogan on the number plates used to read. So risqué. But that was a…

Preferencing the Greens

14 May 2016 9:00 am

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Now preferencing the Greens ahead of Labor across the latte belt…