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New Zealand a week out

Charles Richardson September 16, 2017

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

Left falls short in Norway

Charles Richardson September 14, 2017

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

Happy birthday, world!

Charles Richardson December 20, 2013 6 Comments

The World is Not Enough celebrates its first birthday today. Let us know what you like and don't like.

Back at my desk

Charles Richardson October 14, 2013

I’m back in Melbourne after a three-week trip around Europe – mostly Germany, Austria, Spain and Belgium. So expect blogging to start returning to a normal frequency (one or two posts a day). And there’s plenty of available material in European events as well as the rest of the world. Some of the topics I […]

Housekeeping note

Charles Richardson August 6, 2013

Blogging won't be quite as prolific for the next few weeks.

Season’s Greetings

Charles Richardson December 24, 2012

The World is Not Enough would like to wish all our readers the very best for the festive season, under whatever name you know it. My view, for what it’s worth, is that Christmas in Australia is fundamentally a secular festival, and that no-one should feel hampered by their religious views (or lack thereof) in […]

Welcome to my world

Charles Richardson December 20, 2012 2 Comments

Welcome to my new world politics blog, “The World is Not Enough”. (No, I haven’t seen the film, so Bond references in comments are quite likely to go over my head.) The basic idea is “Understanding the world through understanding politics”. My aim is to provide informed commentary and analysis on foreign politics: elections, parties, […]