Indonesian military sensitivity sends BBC journalist packing from Papua

Indonesian military sensitivity sends BBC journalist packing from Papua

February 5, 2018 3

West Papua has shown once again that freedom of speech is only for those who follow the rules.

Razer: State of the Union proves we’re on track for full-blown class warfare

Razer: State of the Union proves we’re on track for full-blown class warfare

February 1, 2018 28

Helen Razer imagines how the efforts of Jared Kushner, Stephen Miller and the ghost of Ronald Reagan made this 90 minute speech possible.

Marriage equality pushes Australia up in democracy world rankings

Marriage equality pushes Australia up in democracy world rankings

February 1, 2018 3

Australia has moved up several places in The Economist's Global Democracy Index amid a tumultuous year for the region's powers.

Crikey’s State of the Union Bingo Card

Crikey’s State of the Union Bingo Card

January 31, 2018 7

Crikey apologises in advance for this incredibly depressing game of bingo.

Rundle: don’t let the ‘madman’ fool you — the US’ foreign policy shift is calculated

Rundle: don’t let the ‘madman’ fool you — the US’ foreign policy shift is calculated

January 30, 2018 13

An obsession with Trump is blinding us to what's really going on: one of the most important historical shifts of recent decades.

Moody’s the latest to expose tax cut deceit

Moody’s the latest to expose tax cut deceit

and January 29, 2018 7

Ratings giant Moody's says Trump's tax cuts will be blown on share buybacks, not investment. Just like CEOs are saying. When will the lies about corporate tax cuts end?

Turnbull needs to take on Trump’s Make America Cheap Again silliness

Turnbull needs to take on Trump’s Make America Cheap Again silliness

and January 29, 2018 10

Donald Trump's protectionism is doing real damage to our exporters -- something Malcolm Turnbull needs to raise with the Americans.

How far will consumer brand partisanship spread?

How far will consumer brand partisanship spread?

January 29, 2018 3

Partisanship among brands may be less acute in Australia than it is in the US, but it's not a trend we can ignore.

Afghanistan is no closer to peace, despite what the US claims

Afghanistan is no closer to peace, despite what the US claims

January 29, 2018 9

16 years on and despite peace talks, the corrupt Kabul government is still on the back-foot in its war with the Taliban.

Canada’s $350 million media stimulus would set the tone for Australia

Canada’s $350 million media stimulus would set the tone for Australia

January 29, 2018 3

The package, which would bring Canada's media aid spending close to $1 billion, comes after repeated pressure from publishers. You can expect Australian companies to follow suit.