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Why is Australian trade becoming a political weapon?

Why is Australian trade becoming a political weapon?

Seeing trade through a lens of winners and losers, power and weakness, is a Donald Trump move. And it's increasingly common in Australia.

How Hong Kong is forcing Australia's hand on China

How Hong Kong is forcing Australia's hand on China

Protests and counter-protests across the country have proven the CCP has more internal support than Australia bargained for.

A lesson for the PM: speak up, but stick to English

A lesson for the PM: speak up, but stick to English

Things have gone badly awry between Australia and China. Was it something we said? 

Conservatives can make the best case against another Middle East debacle

Conservatives can make the best case against another Middle East debacle

Australia's participation in Donald Trump's anti-Iran armada risks familiar, disastrous consequences. Conservatives are the ones best placed to argue against it.

Australia's economic bullying still soars above rising Pacific sea levels

Australia's economic bullying still soars above rising Pacific sea levels

Australia's history in the Pacific is about imperialist exploitation. Now the government has baldly stated that our economic interests come ahead even of the existence of Pacific island states.

The little party that could

The little party that could

The amazing story of how the Revolutionary Communist Party got into No. 10 Downing Street, Brexit and News Corp.

Things haven't been this bad between Australia and China in 30 years

Things haven't been this bad between Australia and China in 30 years

Not since Bob Hawke granted asylum to Chinese students living in Australia following the Tiananmen Square massacre has Australia's relationship with China been so fraught.

When it comes to making assumptions about China, we shouldn't be so Hastie

When it comes to making assumptions about China, we shouldn't be so Hastie

For the past 40 years, Australia has been pursing a flawed global economic and political strategy — now is the time for clear thinking.

Hastie struggles on China, but government should beware

Hastie struggles on China, but government should beware

Hastie isn't just another backbencher, he's chair of parliament's most important committee. What he says carries weight.

India's power grab spells more hardship for Kashmir

India's power grab spells more hardship for Kashmir

On Monday, India revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status as an autonomous state. But what does it mean for people living in the region and India's fraught relationship with Pakistan?