Michael SainsburyOct 4, 20165 Comments
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.
Michael SainsburyAug 3, 20162 Comments
Australia should be very afraid of China -- but it is its economic wobbles, not its military might, that should keep Aussies up at night.
Michael SainsburyJun 6, 20165 Comments
On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre Australia needs a politician to stand up to China, as Bob Hawke did. But pollies with that moral rectitude are thin on the ground.
Michael SainsburyMar 29, 20164 Comments
Australia's relationship with China is somewhat fraught at the moment, so Turnbull will have to walk a fine line to keep the discussion strictly business.
Michael SainsburyDec 14, 20152 Comments
With the resources boom ending, don't expect agriculture and "services" to save Australia's bacon.
Michael SainsburyNov 3, 20155 Comments
Relaxing its one-child policy is not going to be enough to save China's economy.
Michael SainsburyOct 29, 20153 Comments
It takes a particular set of circumstances to actually achieve genuine economic reform -- and luckily for Malcolm Turnbull, he has them all.
Michael SainsburyOct 23, 20155 Comments
Both Labor and the Coalition have been running racist campaigns, and China has noticed. But it's about to get a lot worse.
Michael SainsburySep 25, 2015
Australia should follow the Chinese President's visit to the United States very closely.
Michael SainsburyAug 17, 20156 Comments
Relations between Japan and China, never very good, are at a low point. And Australia is picking sides.