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Here's to another 12 months of Theresa May

Here's to another 12 months of Theresa May

Moments like these make us delighted the British PM has managed to cling on to power for another year.

May survives (for now) as the UK hurtles toward a Brexit crash-out

May survives (for now) as the UK hurtles toward a Brexit crash-out

The Brexit situation is now head-bangingly complex.

Why Russia is increasing its stakes in eastern Ukraine war

Why Russia is increasing its stakes in eastern Ukraine war

In this war, small gestures are almost as important as military actions.

The Tories are revolting!

The Tories are revolting!

Negotiating the Brexit deal has taken the Conservative Party to full and open revolt.

Australian democracy protesters in the line of fire amid Paris terror plot

Australian democracy protesters in the line of fire amid Paris terror plot

A peaceful democracy protest in France almost ended in tragedy for several Australians. Where is the response from the foreign ministry?

Disasters of Brexit expose the fragility of democracy

Disasters of Brexit expose the fragility of democracy

A second Brexit referendum may come to pass -- and would be as genuine expression of democratic vote, despite what Leavers may say -- but if not, it's enough just to see the Tories squirm.

The road not taken: reflections on the global financial crisis

The road not taken: reflections on the global financial crisis

History will conclude that the critics of Labor’s GFC response 10 years ago were hopelessly wrong. By avoiding a sudden, deep recession, Australia also avoided testing out what its effect may have been on our democratic system.

How our changing world is producing political turmoil in Canberra

How our changing world is producing political turmoil in Canberra

Politicians, here, in Europe and the US, adrift from the old value systems, now appear to stand for little but their own aggrandisement.

There are plenty of lessons to learn from the past, but let's get the history right

There are plenty of lessons to learn from the past, but let's get the history right

In the face of increasingly absurd debate about Hitler and socialism, liberals would be wise to read up on the finer details before history repeats itself.

Boris Johnson's burqa imbroglio sums up UK politics

Boris Johnson's burqa imbroglio sums up UK politics

Half the Tory right believe that the party would triumph if it could be an unashamedly nationalist and chauvinist party, and hell, they may be right.