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.

Lula da Silva’s fate is the end product of choosing reform over revolt

Lula da Silva’s fate is the end product of choosing reform over revolt

January 25, 2018 7

The co-ordinated right wing attacks against Brazil's Lula is a canary in the coal mine for the rest of the developing world.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: the Greens have no hope of winning the Australia Day debate. Nor should they.

Hinch’s Senate Diary: the Greens have no hope of winning the Australia Day debate. Nor should they.

January 25, 2018 22

Senator Derryn Hinch takes on the Change the Date debate in his first Senate Diary of 2018.

Razer: ‘progressive’ journos gunning for Trump are a danger to peace

Razer: ‘progressive’ journos gunning for Trump are a danger to peace

January 25, 2018 14

Even as purportedly progressive outlets continue to report Trump-Putin conspiracy theory as fact, the tanks roll toward Russia and the money rolls out.

How Australia Day echoes the 1948 exodus of Palestine

How Australia Day echoes the 1948 exodus of Palestine

and January 25, 2018 18

The parallels between Australia and Israel are particularly obvious on January 26, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

Rundle: the anti-democratic rot at the heart of the TPP

Rundle: the anti-democratic rot at the heart of the TPP

January 24, 2018 48

Without the US, the TPP is a less threatening beast, but a beast it remains.

Trump finds a way to make protectionism even dumber, more damaging

Trump finds a way to make protectionism even dumber, more damaging

and January 24, 2018 7

Donald Trump's latest foray into protectionism will cost thousands of jobs in the name of helping some bankrupt foreign-owned companies.