September 25, 2017 19
Angela Merkel has retained the Chancellorship -- just -- and faces a series of challenges in the months ahead.
September 14, 2017 13
The US, the UK, France, Canada, New Zealand, even Japan -- wherever you look, wages are stagnant. And that's terrible news for neoliberalism.
September 11, 2017 8
After World War II, Germany was divided and occupied. Japan was largely left alone. Now Germany is a world leader in building unity, and Japan has turned to ultra-nationalism, writes former Australian ambassador to Japan John Menadue.
August 18, 2017 6
The La Rambla attack in Barcelona tragically shows the adaptive capabilities of terrorists.
August 15, 2017 7
Of course, a monarchy is ridiculous. But I can't help but love Queen Elizabeth.
July 28, 2017 7
The 2006 Italian election was a tight race, and the first in which Australian-Italians could have their say. Is that why Matt Canavan's mother signed him up?
July 25, 2017 2
At a time of mounting concerns about cybersecurity, remember it's always your own government that's the greatest threat.
July 24, 2017 17
The Labor Party seems to have discovered there is inequality in this country. Is Bill Shorten really having a come-to-Jeremy conversion?
July 14, 2017 22
Politicians like to huff and puff about Russian involvement in the downing of MH17, but it is Malaysia Airlines that should be held responsible.
June 28, 2017 10
Merkel had previously been opposed to the idea and no one thought that gay marriage would emerge as an electoral issue in the run-up to September’s election.