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.


Two elections and an “election”, plus more Trump and Brexit

April 21, 2018

This week's electoral news is from Paraguay, Turkey, Cuba, the United States and the United Kingdom.

A conservative crosses the floor

April 19, 2018

In the fascinating politics of America's Supreme Court, Donald Trump's appointee shows he has an unpredictable streak.

Recommended weekly reading

April 18, 2018 1

A new feature: links to some recent material that readers should find interesting.

A month of no progress in Italy

April 11, 2018

Italy's post-election deadlock continues, as obstinacy on the centre-left raises the likelihood of the far right taking power.

Still no way forward in Catalonia

April 9, 2018

Catalonia's fugitive independence leader is free again, but his cause is in as much disarray as ever.

Election preview: Hungary

April 8, 2018

Central Europe's most illiberal leader faces the voters, helped by a voting system designed for his own benefit.

Easter election roundup

April 3, 2018

Election news from around the world. This week: Costa Rica, Egypt, Sierra Leone and New Caledonia.

An alarming runoff in Costa Rica

March 29, 2018

Costa Ricans get to choose on Sunday between two presidential candidates with the same surname. Polling suggests that the fundamentalist has the edge.

Remembering My Lai

March 21, 2018 1

One from the archive, as the Vietnam War recedes further into the past.

Election preview: Russia

March 18, 2018

Russia's presidential election, or "election", doesn't require much analysis, but it still raises some interesting issues.