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The schoolyard power of Donald Trump’s latest racist attack

The schoolyard power of Donald Trump’s latest racist attack

We know that Donald Trump's a bully. But what can anyone actually do about it?

Why travel advisories are handy tools in a trade war 

Why travel advisories are handy tools in a trade war 

Are government travel advisories always about citizens' safety? There's often a bit more to it...

Cohen testimony is colourful, but what does it achieve?

Cohen testimony is colourful, but what does it achieve?

People know Trump is a "liar" and a "cheat". That's precisely why they voted for him. They thought he'd lie and cheat on their behalf.

Why Trump is to blame for our emotional rollercoaster at the petrol pump

Why Trump is to blame for our emotional rollercoaster at the petrol pump

High petrol prices are the last thing Australia needs from an economic perspective. Unfortunately we're suffering huge swings due to international meddling.

US mourns following synagogue attack

US mourns following synagogue attack

Good morning, early birds! Names of the 11 victims of the Tree of Life synagogue attack in Pittsburgh have been released, Kerryn Phelps slams Scott Morrison's "false hope" for Manus Island and Nauru, and a report finds "systemic issues" lead to Cricket Australia's ball tampering scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

There’s a real chance of peace between North and South Korea, if the US allows it

There’s a real chance of peace between North and South Korea, if the US allows it

The prospect of a long-term peaceful outcome between North and South Korea is increasingly likely, but only if the US can play ball.

Australia needs to prepare for the trade war or end up a casualty

Australia needs to prepare for the trade war or end up a casualty

Whatever the outcome of the building trade war between the US and China, Australia's economy will be affected dramatically — for better or worse.

Is the US right to charge a North Korean hacker?

Is the US right to charge a North Korean hacker?

The decision by the US government to lay charges against a hacker working for North Korea has sparked off a debate about how the world should respond to the digital crimes of the Hermit Kingdom.

Did the missile attack on Syria really happen?

Did the missile attack on Syria really happen?

Western military attacks on Syria's chemical weapons sites serve little purpose, are entirely incoherent, and part of profoundly flawed interventionist urge that plays out as ritual that may as well be fake.

On the paradox of American power, and Trump’s next move

On the paradox of American power, and Trump’s next move

Syria and the state of the US' economy represent two key challenges for Trump in the short term. If only the president had any power to address such things ...