December 12, 2017
Seven weeks after its election, Czechia gets a new government, but it lacks a parliamentary majority.
December 8, 2017 4 Comments
Queensland's Liberal National Party finally concedes defeat. Labor's victory was less than fully convincing, but it was a major flop for One Nation.
November 21, 2017 12 Comments
Both German Liberals and Australian "Liberals" are finding their lives complicated by the need to work out some sort of relationship with the Greens.
November 13, 2017 5 Comments
So the Coalition no longer has a majority in the House of Representatives. Here's why that's no big deal.
November 8, 2017 13 Comments
Lenin and the Bolsheviks took power a century ago. Much blood has flowed under the bridge since then.
November 2, 2017 5 Comments
Catalonia is not in the midst of a revolution. But the good faith and common sense required to settle the crisis peacefully are still in short supply.
November 1, 2017 1 Comment
The Reformation turns five hundred, without ceasing to be controversial.
October 23, 2017
Another election, another bad result for the centre-left. The future direction of Czech politics is uncertain, although public opinion remains basically centrist.
October 22, 2017
Prime minister Shinzo Abe is seeking a fresh mandate, and seems unlikely to have much trouble getting it.
October 21, 2017
A populist is set for victory in Czechia. What does that even mean?