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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 shaky new Czech government

December 12, 2017

Seven weeks after its election, Czechia gets a new government, but it lacks a parliamentary majority.

Fascist soufflé doesn’t rise twice

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.

Liberals confront Greens on two continents

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.

Do we really have to go through this again?

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.

The Bolshevik putsch, 100 years on

November 8, 2017 13 Comments

Lenin and the Bolsheviks took power a century ago. Much blood has flowed under the bridge since then.

Live from Catalonia

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.

Luther at 500

November 1, 2017 1 Comment

The Reformation turns five hundred, without ceasing to be controversial.

Czechs swing rightwards

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.

Election preview: Japan

October 22, 2017

Prime minister Shinzo Abe is seeking a fresh mandate, and seems unlikely to have much trouble getting it.

Election preview: Czechia

October 21, 2017

A populist is set for victory in Czechia. What does that even mean?