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Charles Richardson


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.


Democracy in Canada

Charles RichardsonMay 30, 2017

British Columbia gets a government, and Canada's Conservatives get a new leader.

More about democracy and neoliberalism

Charles RichardsonMay 29, 20172 Comments

Democracy is the friend of liberalism, not its enemy. Maybe it's the friend of neoliberalism as well, if only we could agree on what that means.

Cartographical fun in North Carolina

Charles RichardsonMay 25, 20172 Comments

The US Supreme Court strikes a blow against gerrymandering but also exposes the depth of its own partisan divisions.

Election preview: Iran

Charles RichardsonMay 19, 2017

Iran's presidential election has been an acrimonious contest between the moderate incumbent and his conservative challenger. But no Iranian president really runs things.

Macron and the debate on neoliberalism

Charles RichardsonMay 18, 20171 Comment

Debate continues on what it means to be a "neoliberal", but more people seem willing to accept that it's not always a bad thing.

May election roundup

Charles RichardsonMay 15, 20172 Comments

An occasional feature. This week, France, Germany, Canada, the Bahamas and Austria.

Today in Eurosceptic hypocrisy

Charles RichardsonMay 12, 2017

A report on "nanny state" policies in Europe doesn't send quite the message you might expect.

South Korea turns left

Charles RichardsonMay 10, 2017

South Korea turns its back on ten years of conservative leadership, and a peacemaker takes over just when he's needed.

Macron takes the prize

Charles RichardsonMay 8, 20174 Comments

A big victory overnight for the luckiest man in Europe. But the hard work is only just beginning.

Choosing democracy – or not

Charles RichardsonMay 4, 20173 Comments

The French left faces its moment of truth on whether to make a broad front against Marine Le Pen. The arguments for doing so seem overwhelming.

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