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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.

It's hard out there for a populist: Italy's comedian-led political party struggles to find its feet

It's hard out there for a populist: Italy's comedian-led political party struggles to find its feet

Charles RichardsonJan 11, 20172 Comments

Populist parties love to represent themselves as rule-breaking mavericks. But wherever they win office, they find themselves invariably having to work with established actors in order to get anything done.

Year in review: denialism and demonisation in an anus horribilis

Year in review: denialism and demonisation in an anus horribilis

Bernard KeaneDec 23, 201627 Comments

Relying on demonisation and denialism to achieve power comes with a terrible price -- as 2016 showed across the West.

Et tu, Angela? Merkel picks politics over people

Et tu, Angela? Merkel picks politics over people

Irfan YusufDec 9, 2016

If Merkel really wants to stamp out the wearing of face veils, she will find no greater ally than the mainstream German Muslim communities.

Brexit court case could claim some high-profile wigs

Brexit court case could claim some high-profile wigs

John EldridgeDec 7, 20163 Comments

The real losers of the Brexit High Court case could be those bright minds who might have once wanted to aspire to be High Court justices, writes John Eldridge, lecturer at Sydney Law School, currently on sabbatical in Cambridge.

Spectre of right-wing populism haunts Europe as Italy, Austria went to the polls

Spectre of right-wing populism haunts Europe as Italy, Austria went to the polls

Charles RichardsonDec 6, 20165 Comments

Like many other signs this year, particularly last month's US election, these twin events warn of a rising tide of xenophobic right-wing populism.

Liberte, egalite, and a firm 'non' to Trumpism

Liberte, egalite, and a firm 'non' to Trumpism

Charles RichardsonNov 21, 2016

Nicolas Sarkozy was the most Donald Trump-like candidate for France's Republican party, but voters were having none of it.

Is the United Kingdom still going to leave the EU?

Is the United Kingdom still going to leave the EU?

Anthea BatsakisNov 4, 20163 Comments

Do the Remain camp have a chance after all? And will there be an early election? Crikey intern Anthea Batsakis examines the implications.

What did the Queen know about the Dismissal? Time to release the Palace letters

What did the Queen know about the Dismissal? Time to release the Palace letters

Jenny HockingNov 1, 20162 Comments

Jenny Hocking explains why she is taking a Federal Court action against the National Archives to release correspondence between Sir John Kerr and the Queen.

Are the US and Russia sleepwalking into war?

Are the US and Russia sleepwalking into war?

Ramesh ThakurOct 28, 20165 Comments

Are the increasingly frosty relations between the United States and Russia going to turn into all-out war? Former United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Ramesh Thakur weighs the evidence.

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