February 16, 2018
It's time to have another look at what's been happening to the Green vote. Unfortunately, it depends a bit on what you're trying to measure.
January 18, 2018
Appeasement of China on the travel front opens some interesting questions about what should count as a country.
January 2, 2018 3
A review of the big elections of the last year and the current state of the "populist" threat.
December 19, 2017
Let's have a final look at how One Nation influenced the Queensland election. It's not at all what certain pundits would have you believe.
December 8, 2017 4
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.
November 21, 2017 12
Both German Liberals and Australian "Liberals" are finding their lives complicated by the need to work out some sort of relationship with the Greens.
November 13, 2017 5
So the Coalition no longer has a majority in the House of Representatives. Here's why that's no big deal.
October 20, 2017
An occasional feature. This week, Czechia, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia and Catalonia.
August 29, 2017 2
Australia scores well on a world survey of attitudes to immigrants, but the implications for political debate are not entirely clear.
August 18, 2017 1
Some further thoughts on the moral catastrophe that is Trumpism.