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Papal scorecard: Francis has revolutionised global thinking

Papal scorecard: Francis has revolutionised global thinking

Michael Hewitt-Gleeson Mar 20, 201718 Comments

Peope Francis has shown a remarkable ability to create change in the oldest multi-national organisation that teaches the world how to think, writes Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.

So is Brexit happening or what? And will Scotland leave the UK before it does?

So is Brexit happening or what? And will Scotland leave the UK before it does?

Isabelle AmyMar 16, 20171 Comment

Considering that no state has ever left the European Union before, the process is murky at best, explains Crikey intern Isabelle Amy.

Walk on the Wilders side: Geert ground down, but Le Pen won't be so easy

Walk on the Wilders side: Geert ground down, but Le Pen won't be so easy

Alan AustinMar 16, 20172 Comments

No, Geert Wilders will not be prime minister of The Netherlands. But there is another very important right-wing contest coming up, writes freelance journalist Alan Austin.

Can the far-right tide marching through Europe be stopped?

Can the far-right tide marching through Europe be stopped?

Professor Damien KingsburyMar 14, 20172 Comments

And will the Netherlands be able to stop Geert Wilders?

WA voters repel the tide of Trump-mania, but Geert Wilders will be the real test

WA voters repel the tide of Trump-mania, but Geert Wilders will be the real test

Alan AustinMar 13, 20173 Comments

If opinion polls are a guide, Geert Wilders’ hard-right party could come first or second in the Dutch election, writes freelance journalist Alan Austin.

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, 20172 Comments

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.

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