Wisconsin looks like going to the polls tonight despite the coronavirus. That's a bad idea, but universal postal voting isn't a good thing either.
Having an election where people are trying to avoid physical contact doesn't seem to make much difference to who they vote for.
A resolution of sorts to the crisis in Thuringia, but still no clear answer to the centre-right's dilemma.
The referendum on independence leaves zero room for doubt about the wishes of the people of Bougainville. Papua New Guinea now has to come to the party.
Neither Australia nor the US wants to admit that it is part of a global movement. But despite its love of walls, Trumpism transcends national boundaries.
Cory Bernardi leaves politics, with his mission largely fulfilled. The Australian right has been remade, if not exactly in his image, at least in something uncomfortably like it.
No-one is surprised to find that politicians lie. But how should the media respond when a particular side of politics inhabits an entire ecosystem of lies?
The decision about prorogation is not the only controversy Britain's supreme court has engaged in recently. An attempt to rein in the intelligence services raised some similar issues.
Plans are again afoot within the Australian government to try to cripple the democratic nature of the Senate. But there is an alternative direction that reform could take.
Australia's constitution is difficult to amend, and that's not a bad thing. But resistance to change is far from uniform.