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Trump’s trade tantrums spell trouble for Trudeau

Trump’s trade tantrums spell trouble for Trudeau

Crikey May 16, 2017 8 Comments

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?

Crikey December 2, 2016 1 Comment

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

Helen Razer July 21, 2016 8 Comments

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

Ben Sandilands July 18, 2016 7 Comments

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?

Crikey Intern February 12, 2016 2 Comments

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

Ben Sandilands February 8, 2016 5 Comments

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

Canada’s Conservatives open the Howard playbook

Crikey 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.

Rundle: Canada’s own dead-cat politicking

Rundle: Canada’s own dead-cat politicking

Guy Rundle September 30, 2015 12 Comments

Canada definitely does not want to become the United States -- but is it ready to return to liberal government?

Obama’s historic Kenya visit: a land of promise, in a moment of peril

Obama’s historic Kenya visit: a land of promise, in a moment of peril

Crikey July 29, 2015 2 Comments

Obama's recent visit to Kenya spotlighted a country at a crossroads, at once dependent on Chinese investment, and entranced by Western culture. Writer and broadcaster Kirsten Drysdale explains.

What lies ahead for Peter Greste?

What lies ahead for Peter Greste?

Crikey June 12, 2015

Peter Greste wants to explore working in long-form documentaries, and vows to fight for press freedom. Freelance journalist in Cairo Joel Gulhane reports.