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.

June, 2018

We’re moving!

, Jun 21, 2018

This blog is moving! Please join us at the new address – it's free!

Neoliberalism and socialism – compare and contrast

, Jun 19, 2018

If only the debate about (neo)liberalism was as intellectually engaged as the debate about socialism.

Election preview: Colombia

, Jun 17, 2018

A left-right contest in Colombia puts in question the country's economic future and the continuation of the peace deal with its left-wing rebels.

Spanish Socialists finally take the prize

, Jun 05, 2018

Spain also has a new prime minister, one who is finally able to enjoy the fruits of the election victory he seemed to have won in 2015.

Italy’s unknown prime minister

, Jun 05, 2018

After a false start, Italy's populists install their man as prime minister, but his prospects look rather uncertain.

Election preview: Slovenia

, Jun 03, 2018

The Trumpist right is expected to top the poll in Slovenia, but it looks like being well short of a majority.

Does monarchy help?

, May 18, 2018

Monarchy is topical this week. Some suggest that it can be a positive force to guard against despotism, but I remain sceptical.

Catalonia gets a government at last

, May 15, 2018

A new separatist premier is elected in Catalonia, by the narrowest of margins. He seems unlikely to win any friends in Madrid.

Election preview: East Timor

, May 12, 2018

Constitutional shenanigans have led to an unnecessary early election in East Timor, but its democracy seems to be still functioning.

Election preview: Malaysia

, May 09, 2018

If Malaysia was a democracy, the opposition would already be in power. As it is, they look like missing out again.