Czechia and Tibet: compare and contrast. Can history tell us anything about appeasement?
Victorian voters took out their anger on the Liberal Party last November. Scott Morrison is desperately hoping that they've got it out of their system.
A new book reopens the debate over compulsory voting. Australians seem comfortable with it; here are some reasons why they should think again.
Whether in Britain, Australia or the United States, most voters don't want to get rid of the market economy. So actual socialists are trying to convince them that there's no alternative.
It's Australia Day in Australia – or was that two days ago? It's become an intractable problem.
Looking back on the key elections of 2018 reveals an intriguing mix, with democracy recording some notable wins as well as losses.
Victoria's Legislative Council again falls badly short of the proportional representation that it was supposed to achieve. Unscrupulous preference deals are only part of the story.
Final lower house results from the Victorian election show the size of Labor's win and the distortions of the electoral system.
The Labor Party in Victoria has won only its second landslide in 60 years. There are interesting comparisons to be made with the first one.
Victoria's Labor government comfortably wins re-election, in a striking repudiation of its opposition's turn to the right.