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Five feet away from Hosni Mubarak

Five feet away from Hosni Mubarak

The former Egyptian president was the dictator’s dictator. And his regime can teach us a lot about the decline of democracy in the West.

Assange stands up to the courts — but what of the press?

Assange stands up to the courts — but what of the press?

The Julian Assange case is a wake-up call for the global criminalisation of journalism — and the press is ignoring it.

Virus watch: what you need to know about COVID-19

Virus watch: what you need to know about COVID-19

There's a lot of talk about 'pandemic' going around. How worried should you be?

Donald Trump's changing relationship with WikiLeaks

Donald Trump's changing relationship with WikiLeaks

Donald Trump used to be full of praise for WikiLeaks. Now... not so much.

How the coronavirus is challenging China at every level

How the coronavirus is challenging China at every level

China’s officials know they have a problem but won’t acknowledge it’s partly to do with themselves.

China shows what it thinks about a free press

China shows what it thinks about a free press

As China ramps up its war on press and academic freedom, Western countries like Australia are nowhere to be seen.

Don't expect Australia to follow US on Chinese media crackdown

Don't expect Australia to follow US on Chinese media crackdown

It's going to take more than the US government's crackdown on Chinese state-run media for Australia to budge on the issue.

America v Bloomberg: a very democratic pile on

America v Bloomberg: a very democratic pile on

Billionaire candidate Mike Bloomberg will make his first appearance at a Democratic presidential debate tonight. And he can expect to be attacked from all sides.

That was then, this is now: what Tony Abbott knew of MH370

That was then, this is now: what Tony Abbott knew of MH370

Tony Abbott has revealed key information from the early days of disappeared Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Why the change of heart?

Australia seeks to block Palestine war crimes investigation

Australia seeks to block Palestine war crimes investigation

Is this further evidence of Canberra’s pro-Israel position?