Paul Bongiorno
is a columnist for The Saturday Paper and a regular commentator on ABC Radio National Breakfast.

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opinion September 27, 2014

Abbott saving the world and killing the planet

“Shrouding the prime minister from any humiliation over climate change is the fog of war. Australia is now in anti-terrorism overdrive. The nation is panicked.”

news September 20, 2014

Black rights and white wrongs

“Abbott seems to be listening. He wants the recognition referendum to succeed. He’s burying the habit of a lifetime to be a national, inclusive leader. ”

opinion September 13, 2014

Abbott waging war on the past and the future

This week the government relentlessly pursued fallen political foes and rhetorical enemies abroad.

opinion September 06, 2014

Tony Abbott’s year of magical winking

“In many ways Tony Abbott is a victim of his own unequivocal promises, made simply and with a conviction deeper than the Grand Canyon.”

news August 16, 2014

Base politics

“The Abbott government prides itself on being a continuation of the Howard government, but its political management lacks the deft touch of the old master.”

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