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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.


Labour falling short in New Zealand

September 23, 2017

New Zealand's National Party government appears to have been returned, but it will have to deal with the populists to be sure of a majority.

Election preview: Germany

September 23, 2017

Germans look set to vote their chancellor a fourth term, but the shape of her next government remains unclear.

Election preview: New Zealand

September 22, 2017

Tomorrow's New Zealand election is too close to call, but the centre-right government looks to have its nose in front.

A Weimar reflection

September 21, 2017

Some thoughts on the problem of political extremism, from the birthplace of German republicanism.

Understanding tribalism

September 19, 2017

Recommending a survey article on tribalism in American politics.

New Zealand a week out

September 16, 2017

New Zealand votes on the same weekend as Germany, with some interesting similarities and contrasts.

Left falls short in Norway

September 14, 2017

Norway's government is returned, partly due to the electoral system. Next stop, New Zealand and Germany.

Election preview: Norway

September 11, 2017

The non-rise of European populism continues, with Norway's establishment parties facing off in a close election.

The revolution in British politics

September 6, 2017 1 Comment

Britain's debate on the terms of Brexit seems to be producing a fundamental party realignment, as Labour commits itself to support of the single market. How far can this go?

Europe heads for a Turkish divorce

September 4, 2017

As Turkish membership of the EU disappears from the agenda, Angela Merkel can at least claim the virtue of consistency. But it remains a major policy failure.