Chip War. a book review
Seamus Grimes' review of Christopher Miller's book, Chip War,
How religion evolved and why it endures?
Religion has been part and parcel of virtually every culture and civilisation the world over. But what is it, where did it come from, and could it ever fade away?
Glen Robinson shares his views on startups in Australia.
THE NEW AUSTRALIA
Over the last 2 years Australia has gone through monumental changes which most people participated in but were not specifically aware of it, writes Glen Robinson.
There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century
Fiona Hill fears that American politics will head in a Russian-style authoritarian direction unless it can restore the infrastructure of opportunity.
Vladimir Putin, a weak political strongman?
Populist strongman leaders like Vladimir Putin are often weaker than they appear.
The Age of the Strongman: How the Cult of the Leader Threatens Democracy Around the World
We are currently living in a new era, that of the strongman, according to Gideon Rachman. And this era arguably began with Vladimir Putin.
DEMOCRACY, WHAT IS IT ??
Glen Robinson shares his thoughts on democracy.
Dream of an ‘Asian Century’ is fading amid new ‘Cold War
Many have predicted this would be the ‘Asian Century.’ But the world is increasingly fractured as we enter a new “Cold War.”
Britain’s dirty money problem
Britain’s appalling habit of courting dirty money has proved very embarrassing following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Whither the Asian Century?
Just a few years ago, Australia was banking on an Asian Century for its prosperity and security. Its future is now cloaked in great uncertainty in a more complex, contested environment
Our man in Washington
Between telephone tantrums and a tee off make-up, Joe Hockey revelled as Australia’s ambassador to the United States.
The Ukraine war could accelerate the transition to global anarchy
A history of post-Cold War politics—written before the Ukraine war—tells us how this war might play out.
Dancing Before Storms: Five revolutions that changed the world
Five political revolutions, from the American revolution to the Russian revolution, offer lessons on how to manage the forces of political, economic and social change, according to Robert T. Harris.
Australia’s democratic revolution
A look at Australia’s recent national election and a rundown on issues shaping the political landscape in the country.
CORPORATE TAXATION FOR THE YEAR ENDING 2020
Our partner Glen Robinson offers a sharp and timely critique of Australia's corporate taxation system.
A crash course on Putin and Russia
Book Reviews: We Need to Talk About Putin: Why the West Gets Him Wrong & A Short History of Russia: From the Pagans to Putin.
French presidential election reveals a troubled country
Emmanuel Macron's victory cannot mask deepening divides in French society
Ukraine deserves an independent future
On the eve of Russia’s invasion, Ukraine was a poor and deeply corrupt country. But the Ukrainian people still deserve the right to chart their own future, independent of their overbearing neighbour.
Russia’s empty great power ambitions
Russia wishes to be regarded as a global power, but is it really?
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