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What the Australian Greens can learn from Europe’s seismic political shift

What the Australian Greens can learn from Europe’s seismic political shift

The success of the European Greens would seem to be the measure of a deeper process underway — one the Australian Greens should grab onto with both hands.

Deutschland decided: (almost) everyone wins, Merkel for grand coalition

Deutschland decided: (almost) everyone wins, Merkel for grand coalition

Angela Merkel doesn't have a majority, but she will form government, most likely in coalition with the Social Democrats. The Social Democrats had offered an alternative to government -- now they will govern.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Hopefully the Labor Party -- and, indeed, Liberals and Nationals as well -- will learn one lesson from the last six years of leadership turmoil ...