Charles Richardson November 21, 2017 4 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.
Charles Richardson 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.
Charles Richardson October 20, 2017
An occasional feature. This week, Czechia, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia and Catalonia.
Charles Richardson August 29, 2017 2 Comments
Australia scores well on a world survey of attitudes to immigrants, but the implications for political debate are not entirely clear.
Charles Richardson August 18, 2017 1 Comment
Some further thoughts on the moral catastrophe that is Trumpism.
Charles Richardson August 16, 2017 3 Comments
Judith Brett argues that Malcolm Turnbull should have learned some lessons from Alfred Deakin, but perhaps the problem is that his opponents have already been learning them.
Charles Richardson July 6, 2017
A chaotic election in Papua New Guinea represents, among other things, the failings of Australian colonialism.
Charles Richardson May 29, 2017 2 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.
Charles Richardson April 21, 2017 2 Comments
Two additional comments to make following this morning's post on France: one on betting odds and the other on the dilemma of the Australian right.