Honduras is open for business, no matter the cost to human rights

Honduras is open for business, no matter the cost to human rights

January 11, 2018 5

The Honduran government's harsh response to protests against alleged electoral fraud and economic policies that would see the country carved up by investors has been sadly predictable.

Two feminist stories that won’t get anywhere near the attention of Matt Damon and Me Too

Two feminist stories that won’t get anywhere near the attention of Matt Damon and Me Too

December 21, 2017 6

If we want to win the fight for women, reproductive rights must be the most important front.

A brief history of Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s fallen dictator

A brief history of Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s fallen dictator

November 16, 2017 7

The Zimbabwean coup was triggered by army commander General Constantine Chiwenga threatening on Monday to "step in" to calm recent political tensions.

Trump’s trade tantrums spell trouble for Trudeau

Trump’s trade tantrums spell trouble for Trudeau

May 16, 2017 8

Donald Trump's "unhinged rhetoric" over trade agreement is creating headaches for Canada, writes senior television news executive Louis Cooper.

Whatever happened to the Muslim Brotherhood?

Whatever happened to the Muslim Brotherhood?

December 2, 2016 1

Over three years ago, the Brotherhood's main man Mohammed Morsi was unseated from power. But the saga didn't end there, writes freelance journalist in Egypt Salma Islam.

Melania Trump, the Slovenian philosopher and political plagiarism

Melania Trump, the Slovenian philosopher and political plagiarism

July 21, 2016 8

Has Melania Trump ever met Marxist philosopher Slavoj Zizek? It would explain some things.

Tony Abbott ‘yearns for justice’ but ignores airline’s role in MH17

Tony Abbott ‘yearns for justice’ but ignores airline’s role in MH17

July 18, 2016 7

Tony Abbott wants justice for victims of MH17. But he should consider the culpability of the airline, not just of Russia.

What happens if I get Zika virus?

What happens if I get Zika virus?

February 12, 2016 2

Should we all freak out about the Zika virus? Crikey intern April Dudgeon gets out the Aerogard and finds out.

You’re not safe from a bomb attack on a plane. But that’s OK — you’re not safe anywhere

You’re not safe from a bomb attack on a plane. But that’s OK — you’re not safe anywhere

February 8, 2016 5

Should we worry about airport security in the wake of the Somalia plane bombing?

Canada’s Conservatives open the Howard playbook

October 19, 2015

In making the niqab -- and by extension, Muslims -- an election issue, Stephen Harper is walking a difficult line. Freelance journalist Tim Forster reports from Canada.