Job seeker

Scott Morrison wants to launch Mathias Cormann onto the global stage

Choppy waters

Australia’s assumption that China will give up its Pacific rivalry with the US is dangerously misguided

Trump cad

Australia’s G7 invitation is a big opportunity, but Morrison should not play Trump’s protégé

The ministry of pandemics

How the spread of the virus revealed our leaders to us

Electoral distancing

Australia’s Bernie Sanders volunteers

It’s the ‘labour’ party, stupid!

New UK Labour leader Keir Starmer’s predicament contains lessons for Australian Labor

Peace with dishonour

On the West’s Trump-led exit from the wreckage of the Middle East

The middle of nowhere

Australia’s political leaders have lost their bearings in a changed world

What does China want from Australia?

On Australia’s efforts to resist Beijing’s campaign for influence – A Quarterly Essay extract

The promised land

Bougainville’s independence vote is a historic moment for Papua New Guinea, and a reckoning for Australia