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Will Australia survive China's Lehman Brothers moment?

Will Australia survive China's Lehman Brothers moment?

The RBA's Philip Lowe has warned that a financial collapse in China would be devastating to Australia. Unfortunately, the symptoms are all there.

Could Hastie be brought before a US court for his Chau Chak Wing comment?

Could Hastie be brought before a US court for his Chau Chak Wing comment?

More than simply ratcheting up diplomatic tension with China, Andrew Hastie has breached legal guidelines in the US.

A(nother) guide to Australia’s (many) political dynasties

A(nother) guide to Australia’s (many) political dynasties

In the aftermath of the royal wedding, Crikey returns to Australia's political mini-monarchies.

Australia's silence on Timor-Leste election speaks of frayed bond

Australia's silence on Timor-Leste election speaks of frayed bond

Australia continues to ignore the impressive display of democracy in action in Timor-Leste, a country it has routinely let down since independence.

You've got hate mail (and there's not a lot you can do about it)

You've got hate mail (and there's not a lot you can do about it)

Some inflammatory pamphlets that caused a stir during the postal survey are back, and they raise a more general question about what standards we should accept in our mailboxes.

Rudd: methodology lets down misguided analysis

Rudd: methodology lets down misguided analysis

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd responds to Fergus Ryan's recent Crikey article.

Turnbull's allegiance to the US creates regional tension with China

Turnbull's allegiance to the US creates regional tension with China

Between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, the whole region is on edge.

Kevin Rudd thinks he's still relevant to China-Australia relations

Kevin Rudd thinks he's still relevant to China-Australia relations

Despite ongoing efforts, Rudd's populist appeals on Chinese social media aren't necessarily landing well.

Look at it from South Africa’s point of view ...

Look at it from South Africa’s point of view ...

Debate in South Africa around Australia's obsession with the "plight" of white farmers has revealed that it's nobody's problem but Australia's.

Mayne: could this be the end of Melbourne’s three-decade run of male lord mayors?

Mayne: could this be the end of Melbourne’s three-decade run of male lord mayors?

Of the fourteen candidates nominated for Melbourne's mayoral election, six of them are women, and several of those are front-runners. Will it be enough to get a woman in Melbourne's hot seat?