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Act II of the divine drama of George Pell

Act II of the divine drama of George Pell

Michael Hewitt-GleesonJul 28, 20166 Comments

With forces inside and outside the Vatican conspiring against George Pell, Pope Francis is in a bit of a pickle, writes Vaticanologist Michael Hewitt-Gleeson.

A decade late, way over budget -- yep, that's nuclear power

A decade late, way over budget -- yep, that's nuclear power

Glenn Dyer and Bernard KeaneJul 15, 20167 Comments

A new nuclear power plant in the UK is already facing budget blowouts and massive delays -- before any work has even started on it, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Put Bush, Blair and Howard in the dock for democracy's sake

Put Bush, Blair and Howard in the dock for democracy's sake

Bernard KeaneJul 14, 201614 Comments

The failure of Bush, Blair, Murdoch and Howard to be held accountable for the Iraq invasion contributes to the profound discontent gripping their countries.

Bad luck o' the Irish: low-tax paradise soon turns into dystopia

Bad luck o' the Irish: low-tax paradise soon turns into dystopia

Glenn DyerJul 14, 2016

Attention: Malcolm Turnbull. Company tax cuts do not grow the economy. They create artificial growth and lead to recessions.

Rundle: the Chilcot Inquiry, and Iraq's true history

Rundle: the Chilcot Inquiry, and Iraq's true history

Guy RundleJul 11, 201633 Comments

Blair lied to his cabinet, his party, and the people of his nation. Effectively, he used the entire UK as a patsy.

Chilcot Inquiry: how Blair deliberately made the terror threat worse

Chilcot Inquiry: how Blair deliberately made the terror threat worse

Bernard KeaneJul 7, 201622 Comments

Tony Blair deliberately made his country less safe from the threat of terrorism in an effort to make a political point, the Chilcot Inquiry shows.

Can't get enough democracy? Here are some more elections to watch

Can't get enough democracy? Here are some more elections to watch

Sally WhyteJul 7, 2016

There are yet many, many more elections to go in 2016.

Razer: the EU itself, not a ‘racist’ underclass, will cause Europe’s downfall

Razer: the EU itself, not a ‘racist’ underclass, will cause Europe’s downfall

Helen RazerJun 30, 201612 Comments

The European Union is an unelected troika and has improved the lives of only select Europeans, especially Germans.

Brexistential crisis: UK a state of confusion

Brexistential crisis: UK a state of confusion

Bernard KeaneJun 27, 201622 Comments

The chaos that has erupted in the aftermath of the Leave vote in the UK demonstrates how events can spin wildly out of the control of the leaders who initiate them.

Brexit -- the shockwaves spread out from a departing Britain

Brexit -- the shockwaves spread out from a departing Britain

Bernard KeaneJun 24, 201612 Comments

The success of the Leave campaign in the UK will send shockwaves around the global economy -- and it has some interesting lessons for Australia, as well.

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