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Parnell Palme McGuinness is managing director strategy and policy at strategic communications firm Agenda C. She has in the past done work for the Australian Liberal Party and the German Greens.

Feminism’s gatekeepers deaf to its conservative trailblazers
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Feminism’s gatekeepers deaf to its conservative trailblazers

Any feminists worth their salt should want to celebrate the pathfinders, regardless of their politics.

  • by Parnell Palme McGuinness

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Scolds want to kill COVID by sucking joy out of the world
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Scolds want to kill COVID by sucking joy out of the world

But no matter how harsh this lockdown, COVID is here to stay and one day we’ll have to live with it.

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Our year of living less dangerously (quality-adjusted)
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Our year of living less dangerously (quality-adjusted)

The risks people take in life reveal what they truly value. Getting a true measure on that will be tough under COVID restrictions.

  • by Parnell Palme McGuinness
While Josh hails the bounce-back, I hail a taxi: the big disconnect between pollies and business
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While Josh hails the bounce-back, I hail a taxi: the big disconnect between pollies and business

Our Treasurer forecasts sunshine for the Australian economy. Our business leaders expect rain clouds.

  • by Parnell Palme McGuinness
Now Sydney is back in lockdown, spare me the scare science
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Now Sydney is back in lockdown, spare me the scare science

With science communication it’s getting harder to tell where the scare ends and the science starts.

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Want to be part of the fashionable set? Don’t join the ‘freethinkers’
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Want to be part of the fashionable set? Don’t join the ‘freethinkers’

If you wish to climb to the heights of polite society, there are some ideas you must accept without question, including Bruce Pascoe’s retelling of Aboriginal Australia.

  • by Parnell Palme McGuinness
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There’s a lot at stake as the maths wars erupt
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There’s a lot at stake as the maths wars erupt

Australia can’t rely on parents to teach their kids maths basics.

  • by Parnell Palme McGuinness
The great consent debate: Adults need to be honest with boys and girls about biology
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The great consent debate: Adults need to be honest with boys and girls about biology

We are leaving the next generation without the tools to understand their emotional needs and assert them.

  • by Parnell Palme McGuinness
Tony Blair’s insights nail the challenge for Australian Labor
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Tony Blair’s insights nail the challenge for Australian Labor

Now the Coalition has embraced big spending, will Labor allow itself to be defined by identity politics?

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The three issues to decide NSW byelection – and next federal poll too
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The three issues to decide NSW byelection – and next federal poll too

There are many parallels between the NSW Upper Hunter and the concerns of voters in the rest of Australia.

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Scott Morrison rejects big ideas but one has seeped into his approach to borders
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Scott Morrison rejects big ideas but one has seeped into his approach to borders

The notion that globalist liberalism had gone too far has led Australia to lock out its citizens.

  • by Parnell Palme McGuinness