Charles RichardsonFeb 24, 2017
A delayed count in Ecuador has failed to stave off a second round of voting, in which the ruling leftist party will face a difficult challenge.
Charles RichardsonFeb 18, 2017
Ecuador's leftist president is respecting term limits and bowing out. Change is on the way, which may not be good news for Julian Assange.
Charles RichardsonFeb 16, 2017
Courtesy of both President Trump and the "facts on the ground", Israel and Palestine seem to be headed for a one-state solution. Is it time to accept that outcome and focus on making it work?
Charles RichardsonFeb 14, 20171 Comment
Switzerland's strict citizenship laws are relaxed slightly following a very convincing referendum victory. It's one sign that the power of xenophobia might be waning.
Charles RichardsonFeb 10, 20171 Comment
France's progressive liberal candidate, Emmanuel Macron, could be the luckiest man in Europe. If his luck holds out, he will be in the second ballot against Marine Le Pen.
Charles RichardsonFeb 8, 20176 Comments
Cory Bernardi is an anomaly among Australian conservatives. That may lead to his rapid disappearance, or it may make him uniquely dangerous.
Charles RichardsonFeb 6, 2017
Eastern Ukraine could be the first big test of just where appeasement of Russia will lead.
Charles RichardsonFeb 5, 2017
Elections tonight in tiny Liechtenstein will be another (albeit small) test of the appeal of European populism.
Charles RichardsonFeb 2, 20171 Comment
The Australian government baulks at condemning Donald Trump's barbarism, for fear that its own barbarism should be undermined.