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Charles Richardson — Editor of The World is not Enough

Charles Richardson

Editor of The World is not Enough

Charles Richardson has contributed to Crikey since 2002, and was a ministerial adviser in the Kennett government and a former editorial manager at the Centre for Independent Studies in Sydney.

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A nailbiter in Austria

Charles RichardsonMay 24, 2016

Austria elects a Green president, keeping out the far right by the narrowest of margins.

Flag games in America

Charles RichardsonMay 23, 2016

As if it didn't have enough problems already, America's Republican Party is split over display of the rebel flag.

High Court loses its patience

Charles RichardsonMay 16, 20162 Comments

The High Court expends little energy in disposing of the constitutional argument against Senate voting reform.

Scots clip the nationalists' wings

Charles RichardsonMay 8, 20161 Comment

Scottish voters swing from Labour to Conservative, and also deprive their Nationalist government of a majority.

Election preview: Philippines

Charles RichardsonMay 6, 2016

The Philippines elect a new president on Monday, with the front-runner making many people uncomfortable.

Trump, and other updates

Charles RichardsonMay 4, 20163 Comments

Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee, after his last major rival conceded in Indiana. That, plus updates from Ireland, Iran and Equatorial Guinea.

Back to the polls in Spain

Charles RichardsonApr 29, 2016

Spain will hold fresh elections in June, after its political parties failed to reach agreement on forming a new government. It's not at all obvious that this will solve anything.

Well, isn't this a treat?

Charles RichardsonApr 28, 2016

Big wins for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump leave one race decided, but the other still heading towards a contested convention.

Austria and Serbia

Charles RichardsonApr 27, 2016

Compare and contrast: a parliamentary election re-enforces the mainstream in Serbia, and a presidential election swings big to the far right in Austria.

Election preview: Serbia

Charles RichardsonApr 24, 20162 Comments

Serbia's government seeks a fresh mandate tonight and is likely to get it, but it's not clear whether that will do anything to speed up its admission to the European Union.