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Swiss say no to company tax cuts

Swiss say no to company tax cuts

Glenn Dyer and Bernard KeaneFeb 13, 20173 Comments

Swiss voters have rejected a company tax cut -- suspecting that they would be the ones to end up paying for it, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

French presidential candidate's corruption scandal elicits Gallic shrug

French presidential candidate's corruption scandal elicits Gallic shrug

Alan AustinFeb 8, 2017

The allegations are flying, but this has not thwarted Fillon’s or his party’s intention to continue his candidature.

The curious case of the red hat that changed Catholic history

The curious case of the red hat that changed Catholic history

Michael Hewitt-GleesonFeb 2, 20171 Comment

Why does the Pope have such beef with the Knights of Malta? And why is this week's news the continuation of a 450-year feud? Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson explains.

Rundle: the wild weariness of Britain's last days

Rundle: the wild weariness of Britain's last days

Guy RundleJan 27, 201729 Comments

Crikey's writer-at-large is in a Brexiting Britain, where nothing will ever be as it was ever again.

Rundle: Brexit of champions now mired in bureaucracy and same old politics

Rundle: Brexit of champions now mired in bureaucracy and same old politics

Guy RundleJan 25, 20176 Comments

The latest chapter in this tortuous story has given some people hope that Brexit might be avoided altogether.

Turkey, the sick man of Europe once more

Turkey, the sick man of Europe once more

Ender BaskanJan 23, 2017

First labelled the sick man of Europe in 1853, Turkey seems again headed for catastrophe, writes Melbourne-based writer Ender Baskan.

Why Julian Assange won't give himself up to the Americans

Why Julian Assange won't give himself up to the Americans

Michael BradleyJan 20, 201719 Comments

Is Julian Assange's long stint in the Ecuadorian embassy a martyr's travail or a narcissist's temper tantrum?

Right-wing France will beat the crepe out of leftists come polling day, unless ...

Right-wing France will beat the crepe out of leftists come polling day, unless ...

Alan AustinJan 20, 20173 Comments

The left parties effectively conceded defeat by fielding six candidates, writes freelance journalist in France Alan Austin.

Rundle: the buzz of Brexit has died, now it’s just naked xenophobia

Rundle: the buzz of Brexit has died, now it’s just naked xenophobia

Guy RundleJan 18, 201718 Comments

The whole purpose of the referendum was to preserve the unity of the Tory Party, by giving the "eurosceptic" right what they wanted.

Why did voters who will suffer most under Trump give him their vote?

Why did voters who will suffer most under Trump give him their vote?

Ian McAuleyJan 13, 20179 Comments

It would be hasty to attribute the Brexit and Trump votes to a “swing to the right”, or to an ill-informed electorate. The most compelling explanations are in terms of protest votes, writes adjunct lecturer in public finance at the University of Canberra Ian McAuley.

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