April 4, 2018 6
Clive Hamilton's book on Chinese influence works best when it dissects the activities of Australia's clutch of China apologists. But he struggles to show how any Beijing influence has ever been effectively used.
July 31, 2017 5
The primary responsibility for NSW Labor's shift on Palestine is the determination of the Israeli government to destroy any possibility of a two-state solution. And it's probably already achieved that.
June 13, 2017 6
Plus eight other pollies and their various corporate interests.
April 7, 2017 8
Feng’s detention is completely of a piece with the multi-pronged stepping-up of the already crushing censorship under Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
October 12, 2016 3
The former PM has criticised his party for effectively outsourcing decision-making to the navy.
October 4, 2016 5
Who can forget the screams about the proposed "Consensus Centre" run by climate change sceptic Bjorn Lomborg? But our universities are chock-full of "Confucius Institutes" meant to peddle the Chinese Communist Party's soft power.
May 31, 2016 2
Fairfax and Sky News have taken their 30 pieces of silver from China's state-run media.
July 16, 2015 17
Tony Abbott says he wants a nuclear-free Middle East. So what about Israel?
March 23, 2015 4
Labor has lessons to learn if it is going to unseat Mike Baird in NSW.
March 10, 2015
A New South Wales premier who became foreign minister in the final years of the Gillard government, Carr has always been a voracious consumer of Australian arts and letters. He tells Crikey his iPad is a quicker, more efficient way to read, but he just can't give up print.