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The Hong Kong protests haunted by dangerous precedents

There have been fears that the Hong Kong protest movement would be violently suppressed since the ...  
One Democratic Presidential candidate who would make us safer

There is a Democratic candidate for President whose anti-war foreign policy positions would make ...  
Battles at Queensland University: Starting to look like conflicts of the past

The recent protests at Queensland University are taking it back to a time when it was a leading ...  
U.S. and Australia — joined at the hip

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants us to join with the U.S. in tackling the problems which ...  
India, Pakistan and Kashmir: A troubled situation

The recent decision to strip Kashmir of its special district status can be traced back to India's ...  
Colombia's reputation needs more help from Canada

Colombia's tarnished reputation has benefited from a trade agreement with Canada, but it's still ...  
A long way to go in the struggle for Hong Kong

The democracy protests in Hong Kong are now in their second month and show no signs of slowing ...  
ScoMo to BoJo — how the U.S. far Right is reshaping the world

Governments are being dominated by Right-wing leaders, with the USA influencing the global shift ...  
Mass shootings are the new normal

In the wake of two mass shootings, Dan Jensen reflects on a time when these events weren't just ...  
The Temporary Exclusion Bill and 'career bigot' Raheem Kassam

Media editor Dr Lee Duffield considers the relevance of the Temporary Exclusion Bill in light of ...  
Beach or ashtray: How cigarettes are destroying nature

Cigarette litter hurts our beaches, wildlife and ecologies, writes Bianca Caruana.  
Trump, Johnson and Morrison: Clown or horror show?

It’s tempting to compare of Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison as the Three Stooges ...  
As Boris takes charge, Labour changes stance on Brexit

As hard Brexiteer Boris Johnson takes over, Labour is finally coming down on the side of Remain ...  
Lunar narratives: Landing on the Moon, politics and the Cold War

The Cold War played a large role in the first lunar landing, even to the extent of involving a ...  
Trump versus the Democratic 'squad': A battle for America's soul

Dr Martin Hirst on the recently-sparked contest between Trump and his followers, and a new brand ...  
Srebrenica, 11 July 1995: The 'White Genocide'

Bilal Cleland reminds us that the rise of fundamentalist populism in otherwise liberal societies ...  
Americans (and others) duped by fake news and tweets

Most recent news on the U.S. economy has been upbeat and triumphant but the reality, as Alan ...  
The slow-motion crucifixion of Julian Assange

What is happening to Julian Assange is nothing short of torture and a denial of his human rights ...  

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