Nigeria chooses a new president on Saturday, with the two-party duopoly being challenged.
Author: Charles Richardson
Is the centre-right dying?
Centre-right parties form an important bulwark of democracy. Are they on the way out?
Is Israeli democracy worth defending?
The defence of Israeli democracy involves overcoming some blind spots on both right and left.
Rome and Berlin swing rightwards
A state election in Berlin boosts the centre-right, while two state elections in Italy boost prime minister Meloni's party – which may also have ambitions to count as centre-right.
Death of a Communist
The death of a veteran Communist reformer draws attention to the remarkable story of the fall of the East German dictatorship.
Further adventures of neoliberalism
Jim Chalmers opens up a debate, yet again, on "neoliberalism". An attempt at clarification.
Happy birthday, Coalition!
There's no cake, but Australia's Liberal-National Coalition marks its centenary. There may be lessons in its longevity, or it may be sui generis.
Two results and a dissolution
Results from the weekend's elections in Cyprus and Monaco, plus yet another early election coming up in Bulgaria.
Death of a scoundrel
The death in exile of Pakistan's General Musharraf reminds us of the foolishness of a foreign policy based on disdain for democracy.
Two Mediterranean previews
Cyprus and Monaco vote on Sunday in very different elections, but with a common element of constitutional structure.