Charles RichardsonFeb 8, 20176 Comments
Cory Bernardi is an anomaly among Australian conservatives. That may lead to his rapid disappearance, or it may make him uniquely dangerous.
Charles RichardsonFeb 2, 20171 Comment
The Australian government baulks at condemning Donald Trump's barbarism, for fear that its own barbarism should be undermined.
Charles RichardsonJan 13, 20171 Comment
Three points to make as a supplement to Monday's post on fake news and free speech.
Charles RichardsonJan 9, 20174 Comments
Peter Singer suggests a partial remedy for the "fake news" epidemic, but it raises some deep problems.
Charles RichardsonNov 10, 20161 Comment
Donald Trump's victory comes courtesy of the electoral system, not the voters' choice. And that's not something unusual.
Charles RichardsonAug 11, 2016
The Senate will again reflect the variety of Australians' political loyalties rather well. The House of Representatives, rather less so.
Charles RichardsonAug 8, 20162 Comments
The rise of Donald Trump shows why we can't rely on libertarians to defend liberty.
Charles RichardsonJul 15, 2016
A roundup of election news from Austria, the United States, Mongolia and Australia.
Charles RichardsonJul 1, 2016
Australia votes tomorrow in an election expected to return the Turnbull government, but with a reduced majority.