Australian politics, society & culture

International politics

A trip to the Philippines reveals the human cost of the war on drugs
By Margaret Simons
Hillary Clinton needs her new progressive agenda as much as America does
By Don Watson
Image of Donald Trump
How did American democracy come to this?
By Richard Cooke
The dispute over the South China Sea will come to affect more than just China’s near neighbours
By Michael Wesley
Brexit, Trump and the federal election show how the old categories of left and right are crumbling
By Richard Denniss
China since the other Malcolm
By Robert Drewe
Australia’s changing place in Britain’s EU deliberations
By Stuart Ward
Dipa Nusantara Aidit and Sukarno image
Indonesia’s mass killings have been overlooked for 50 years
By Robert Manne and Mark Aarons
How can Australia keep its Paris climate promises?
By Bill McKibben
Why have we failed to address climate change?
By Robert Manne
Robert Domm interviews Xanana Gusmão, October 1990.
Australia blurs the lines with Timor-Leste
By Mark Aarons
The US and China’s struggle for power in Asia
By Hugh White
Former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis on Greece’s economic crisis
By Christos Tsiolkas
Why Australia won’t help the Rohingya
By Richard Cooke
Favours and foreign affairs: Joko Widodo’s first year as Indonesian president
By Hamish McDonald
A win for David Cameron and the Conservatives in the UK was inevitable
By Guy Rundle
Tony Abbott was right that fear and greed shape Australian attitudes to China
By Mungo MacCallum
As captain of Team Australia, Tony Abbott has plunged us into war without debate
By Judith Brett