5 Articles by: Guy Rundle

Guy Rundle is correspondent at large for Crikey and an editor at Arena. His most recent book is Practice: Selected Journalism, Essays and Criticism (Black Inc, 2019).

The Rise and Rise and Fall of Adem Somyurek

Adem Somyurek was sacked from his position in the Australian Labor Party last week for alleged branch-stacking. It’s the latest indicator of how Labor has been emptied of all mass politics and become a forum for factional power brokers to vie for control of the creaking party machine.