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.

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.

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.

Rundle: why aren’t the polls reflecting Trump’s allegedly ‘brilliant’ start to 2018?

Rundle: why aren’t the polls reflecting Trump’s allegedly ‘brilliant’ start to 2018?

January 23, 2018 21

The answer is twofold.

AFR lies by omission on company tax cuts

AFR lies by omission on company tax cuts

January 22, 2018 5

More evidence is emerging that the Trump tax cut will be used for share buybacks not new investment. But you won't read that at the Fin.

Was Rupert Murdoch lured into a honey trap with a Chinese spy?

Was Rupert Murdoch lured into a honey trap with a Chinese spy?

January 17, 2018 26

The Wall Street Journal claims Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, Wendi Deng, is a spy. We take a look back at how their relationship blossomed to begin with.

What Babe’s Aziz Ansari story means for the credibility of sexual assault reporting

What Babe’s Aziz Ansari story means for the credibility of sexual assault reporting

January 17, 2018 31

The story of Aziz Ansari and "Grace", as published on Babe, has done a disservice to both its source and sexual harassment reporting in general.