The two presiding officers of the Australian parliament have interesting things to say about how it works. But we should be very wary of plans that cut back on democracy.
It's possible to tear down a prime minister without becoming their replacement. Peter Dutton could learn from Michael Heseltine.
Malcolm Turnbull's predicament brings back memories of 2009-10. What can that experience tell us about his prospects?
Ideas matter, independently of who's paying for them. But that doesn't mean that the latter is unimportant.
The saga of section 44 is an interesting lesson on the intersection of law, history and politics. Where do we go now?
Opponents of immigration are just that, regardless of whether it's legal or illegal. With Peter Dutton, at least we know where he stands.
Interesting things happen when you ask self-declared libertarians about their political preferences.
Can we blame our media's failings on the fuzzy romantic notion of the Anglosphere?
If only the debate about (neo)liberalism was as intellectually engaged as the debate about socialism.
Monarchy is topical this week. Some suggest that it can be a positive force to guard against despotism, but I remain sceptical.