May 29, 2017 3
They marched without masks. They marched without bandanas. Freelance journalist Matthew Clayfield. reports.
May 26, 2017 2
Security are hoping to keep protests far away from the G7 summit meeting in Taormina, with the shadow of Genoa looming in everyone's minds, writes freelance journalist Matthew Clayfield.
August 15, 2014
Kurdistan is back in the media spotlight as the Islamic State's power spreads -- and it's up to Kurdish ex-pats to keep it there, says Resho Bistuyek.
August 8, 2014 1
Turkey's gearing up for its first presidential election, but Turkish commentator Okan Altiparmak has doubts about how democratic it will really be.
August 1, 2014 4
If you're looking for a unique take on current events in Russia, the Twitter feed of Ukrainian-born, US-raised, ethnically Russian journalist and playwright Natalia Antonova is a good place to start.
July 25, 2014
The GFC hit Spain hard, and the recovery from it has spurred a resurgence of the Left, says Spanish activist Pablo Gallego Garcia.
July 11, 2014
Balancing the demands of elite cinephiles and casual cinema-goers is a challenge Melbourne International Film Festival artistic director Michelle Carey is ready to tackle.
July 4, 2014 5
British writer Alexander Fiske-Harrison first entered the ring as a wannabe bullfighter, but has found his niche following in Hemingway's footsteps -- quite literally.
June 27, 2014 4
When it comes to press freedom, the Peter Greste case is only the tip of the iceberg, says Courtney Radsch from the Committee to Protect Journalists.
June 20, 2014
Johannesburg's city centre has a notoriously bad reputation, but an organisation started by two young South Africans is hoping to change that.
June 13, 2014 1
In a country bound by government-related media restrictions, live-tweeting breaking news is both a sensible and revolutionary act, says Mustafa Kazemi.
May 30, 2014 1
If you want to know what's happening in Russia, go straight to the source. Kevin Rothrock explains the "Wild West" of Russia's internet.
May 23, 2014 1
Carl Gibson wants to turn radical street politics into real power in Washington. He talks to Crikey about his new party, the long road to recognition and the power of Twitter.
May 16, 2014 2
Australian journalist Lauren Williams gave up the easy beat of Sydney for the Middle East, arriving just in time for the Arab Spring. She talks about her adventures and Twitter.
May 9, 2014
From locked bathrooms to silent meditation retreats, journalist and novelist Brigid Delaney is committed to stream-of-consciousness tweeting.
May 2, 2014
New York Magazine's Matt Zoller Seitz is your go-to guy for TV and film criticism and recaps. Plus he's besties with Wes Anderson. Worth a follow on Twitter ...
April 11, 2014
Adelle Waldman's first novel is an insightful and probing look inside the mind of the casually cruel man. Our correspondent ponders his own life in chatting with her about writing and Twitter.
March 28, 2014 2
Nils Gilman is a futurist, pessimist and just about the smartest person you could follow on Twitter. He takes on banks, the GFC, social inequality, and where we as a species are heading.
March 21, 2014 2
There's plenty of myth and misinformation around Russia and the Ukraine. Writer Mark Adomanis wants to move beyond a debate which tends to be black and white.
March 14, 2014 1
Writer, academic and ex-Istanbullu Claire Berlinski watches events in Turkey with a heavy heart but little surprise. To those interested in the region, she's a leading voice on Twitter.