Another anniversary of China's 1989 uprising passes, with the future of Hong Kong hanging in the balance.
A new book about political realignment raises important questions.
Australia's pre-poll voting boom shows no signs of ending, creating headaches for electoral administrators. Should we, as Antony Green suggests, start counting pre-poll votes before the polls have closed for everyone else?
Suriname's president and former dictator loses badly at the polls, but it's not yet clear whether he'll accept the result.
One final set of blog highlights to tide you over the weekend.
Brazil's president is doing his best to make Donald Trump look moderate and responsible. He also lacks some of Trump's institutional support.
Benjamin Netanyahu is not the only head of government struggling to stay out of jail. A momentous election is being held overnight in Suriname.
Blog highlights return for your weekend reading enjoyment.
Is there something inappropriate or counter-productive about linking Donald Trump and his allies to "fascism"? Samuel Moyn thinks there is, and has a story to tell about how historical comparison works and what it is for.
Most world leaders, including our own Scott Morrison, are enjoying high approval ratings during the Covid-19 crisis. Donald Trump, however, is not doing so well.