Monday, July 27, 2020, 11:53 pm
The start of August means three months to the American election on Tuesday 3 November, a contest watched more closely than ever before following Donald Trump’s recent reversal of fortunes.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 11:28 pm
The image of President Donald Trump brandishing a Bible amid the American rioting raises questions about what he might find inside that book, to comfort himself, or make him afraid.
Friday, April 24, 2020, 12:22 am
A red alert has gone out about a new global catastrophe after the coronavirus pandemic, with its seat in countries already facing dearth and collapse through poverty and war.
Thursday, April 23, 2020, 9:50 pm
Right now the world is suffering the depredations of two germs, the corona virus COVIT-19, and linked to it, the dying but stubborn economic dogma called neo-liberalism.
Thursday, April 23, 2020, 8:45 pm
Palembang to Pine Gap: A new historical novel dredges up Cold War stories with a warning for present times.
Friday, May 17, 2019, 3:16 pm
The din of the election season winding up with polls raising the possibility of a close result has been testing whether news media have a place in politics any more. Lee Duffield says old-style bias and shock revelations have created the most noise approaching decision-day – but many voters haven’t even waited for the day to arrive.