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Democrats gearing up for midterms with a photo finish result in Ohio

Democrats gearing up for midterms with a photo finish result in Ohio

There was plenty to celebrate in the Democrats loss in the Ohio congressional election overnight, which has been seen as a dress rehearsal for the upcoming midterms.

Do company tax cuts cause falling wages?

Do company tax cuts cause falling wages?

Evidence emerging in the US suggests real wages have actually gone backwards since the Trump company tax cuts. Maybe company tax cuts actually lead to lower wages?

Trump's tariffs score a win against his media enemies

Trump's tariffs score a win against his media enemies

Deep cuts have been announced at the New York Daily News, perhaps the most anti-trump paper in the US, as the president's newspaper tariffs take their toll.

Trump may really be an agent of Putin, Australia must act accordingly

Trump may really be an agent of Putin, Australia must act accordingly

Donald Trump's behaviour at his summit with Vladimir Putin raises the possibility the Russians really do have something on the president, and he will pursue Russia's interests, not those of the West.

How Russian hackers played the media

How Russian hackers played the media

The hacking of the 2016 US election by Russian agents was a masterclass in how to weaponise the media. How can this be avoided going forward?

Another Fox in Trump's White House

Another Fox in Trump's White House

Former Fox News co-president Bill Shine has been named as the new White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications. It's an extremely controversial pick, but anything but unexpected.

Razer: plenty of people saw Ocasio-Cortez's win coming

Razer: plenty of people saw Ocasio-Cortez's win coming

How exactly was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's victory a "shock" upset? People who bother to notice the fall of mainstream liberalism saw it coming a mile off.

Rundle: America's political roller coaster isn't slowing down anytime soon

Rundle: America's political roller coaster isn't slowing down anytime soon

With socialists filling Democrat tickets and a (comparatively) progressive Supreme Court judge standing down, it's all swings and roundabouts for America's beleaguered progressives.

How did the US achieve in a month what has eluded activists in Australia for 20 years?

How did the US achieve in a month what has eluded activists in Australia for 20 years?

US President Donald Trump has caved to public pressure and ordered an end to the separation of undocumented migrants from their children. So why have activists failed to achieve these kinds of results in Australia?

The real and lasting impact of the Trump presidency

The real and lasting impact of the Trump presidency

Amidst the chaos and the failed legislative agenda, Trump's opponents may think his presidency can be "waited out". But his prolific stacking of the courts has the potential to influence America for decades to come.