Rundle: Canada’s own dead-cat politicking

Rundle: Canada’s own dead-cat politicking

September 30, 2015 12

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

July 29, 2015 2

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?

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.

What it takes to survive as an orphan in a Congolese refugee camp

What it takes to survive as an orphan in a Congolese refugee camp

April 21, 2015

Small business and entrepreneurship is seen by many as a ticket out of abject poverty. But it's not always that easy. Freelance journalist and PhD candidate Chrisanthi Giotis reports.

What falling oil prices will mean for the RBA’s next rate decision

What falling oil prices will mean for the RBA’s next rate decision

January 22, 2015 5

As the world's economies struggle to cope with falling oil prices, what will Australia's central bank decide to do?

The two words in climate talks that could change everything

December 12, 2014 15

Who knew two little words could make such a difference? Lawyer and freelance journalist Marcus Priest reports from Lima on the little words that could have a big impact on climate talks henceforth.

Little progress in Lima, inside or outside the barricades

Little progress in Lima, inside or outside the barricades

December 11, 2014 1

Delegates gather in a well-off district to spend hours parsing language on climate change agreements, while protesters outside shout slogans. Neither side is accomplishing much, writes journalist Marcus Priest in Lima.

Naomi Klein on climate change, cooking the poor and the disgraceful Australia-Canada bond

Naomi Klein on climate change, cooking the poor and the disgraceful Australia-Canada bond

December 5, 2014 42

Author Naomi Klein says it's not necessarily that the Right doesn't believe in climate change, it's that they see economic advantage in drowning the poor.

The coal-backed fossil fuel lover setting Australia’s climate agenda

The coal-backed fossil fuel lover setting Australia’s climate agenda

December 5, 2014 41

Trade Minister Andrew Robb, inexplicably travelling to Lima for climate talks, will have a friend at the conference -- Bjorn Lomborg, speaking at an event sponsored by big coal company Peabody Energy.

Glencore’s ugly tax rorts have real consequences

Glencore’s ugly tax rorts have real consequences

October 7, 2014 8

Glencore, currently pursuing Rio Tinto, is one of the world's most unconscionable tax dodgers.