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Crushing the Pearl: China is finally ready to take back Hong Kong

In its relatively short existence, the People’s Republic of China has become one of the most formidable forces on the planet. However, […]

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Reforming Australia’s democracy for less polarisation

It would be an understatement to say Australians are disillusioned with politics. Academics have created fifteen proposals that hope to renew trust […]

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Victoria Police officers suspended over brutality claims

Following the circulation of footage that many are labelling as ‘police brutality’, Victoria Police have suspended four officers and another put on different […]

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Strong result for the far-right in German election

Last week’s German election result raises some important questions about the rise of far right politics. Jack Fryer investigates

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Parliament house gets fenced off

The lawns of parliament house will soon be off limits to visitors, due to growing concerns about terrorism. Jack Fryer looks into […]

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AfterMyanmarmath

Myanmar, also known as Burma, has had its first free (mostly) and arguably most important, elections since the 1960s. They will decide […]

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Mayhem? Myanmar? Elections in Burma

The South East Asian nation of Myanmar is increasingly kicking into gear on the international stage.  But it’s the latest ructions on […]