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A scandal in Zambia and the Australian company at its centre

A scandal in Zambia and the Australian company at its centre

Despite overwhelming opposition, including from 17 chieftains, this mining project looks to be going ahead. This leaves us asking one question: why?

#29Leaks helps lift veil on how Iran avoids sanctions

#29Leaks helps lift veil on how Iran avoids sanctions

The story, pulled together from leaked documents, involves fake names, trading gold for gas, and a trip to Disney World.

Xenophon just the latest addition to Huawei's eternal PR conga line

Xenophon just the latest addition to Huawei's eternal PR conga line

Former senator Nick Xenophon has drawn heat after it was announced that his legal and advisory firm brought in Huawei as a client. But he's hardly the first Australian to take a job spruiking for the Chinese technology giant.

He was Trump's mentor and lawyer, but who was the real Roy Cohn?

He was Trump's mentor and lawyer, but who was the real Roy Cohn?

The new documentary Where's My Roy Cohn? tells the story of the man who shredded the rule book of modern politics and paved the way for Donald Trump.

No separation between merch and state

No separation between merch and state

Sales from political merchandise are raking in millions for presidential candidates like Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and, of course, Donald Trump.

Hong Kong voters send a warning to Beijing

Hong Kong voters send a warning to Beijing

The historic victory for pan-democratic candidates means that Beijing has been profoundly misreading the situation on the ground.

Triggered: contradictions and resentment collide in Donald Trump Jr's new book

Triggered: contradictions and resentment collide in Donald Trump Jr's new book

In Donald Trump Jr's Triggered: How the Left thrives on hate and wants to silence us, we see the depressingly plausible prospect of a second Trump in the White House.

'Plucky little Israel' cracks apart as Netanyahu pulls a Trump

'Plucky little Israel' cracks apart as Netanyahu pulls a Trump

For a country that could once boast of leaders who subordinated their personal interests to a larger cause, it is quite a fall.

Sun sets on the British empire, but its racist legacy remains

Sun sets on the British empire, but its racist legacy remains

Years of racist scapegoating came to a head in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, with a spike in racist harassment and abuse against ‘outsiders’ of all descriptions.

Why is Poland's government trying to sue an Australian academic?

Why is Poland's government trying to sue an Australian academic?

Wojciech Sadurski, an outspoken critic of Poland's conservative ruling party, is facing legal threats from both the government and the state-run broadcaster.