Australia

As Covid spreads Covid wars intensify

Governments that acted decisively earlier in the pandemic are hesitating now, writes Geoff Kitney. The freedom warriors and the business owners are becoming increasingly assertive…


Coronavirus: an Antipodean approach

Throughout Europe governments are reluctantly tightening restrictions that limit the freedom of their citizens. What can they learn from their Antipodean cousins? Europe has already…


Taking sides? The China conundrum

Trade relations are testing business leaders everywhere but particularly those whose governments are strongly aligned with the United States, Geoff Kitney writes. Boris Johnson’s China…


A sovereignty crisis of a different kind

In Australia the clarion call of ‘Take back control’ has become the war cry of a re-energised republican movement. Brexiters are not amused, writes Geoff…



Covid-19: Big business fights back

There are powerful forces with deeply vested interests in ensuring that the world that existed before the pandemic is the world that emerges after it,…