A US supreme court decision raises the prospect of giving the fundamentalists in the Republican Party what they say they want – possibly at a large political cost.
Ukraine and other former Soviet republics are celebrating 30 years of independence, but their place in the world still has elements of uncertainty.
The death this week of a brutal twentieth-century dictator reminds us of how routine his crimes used to appear.
While Australians have been filling out their census forms, the United States is releasing results from last year's census – with important political implications.
Poland's government is teetering after the loss of a key coalition partner. Will its divided opposition finally get its chance?
Self-described lovers of freedom seem to have a weak spot for authoritarians. Compare and contrast Queensland and Hungary.
As the Trumpists continue their campaign on "election fraud", politicians from both sides are in denial about the seriousness of the threat to American democracy.
Most of Europe's far-right parties agree on a declaration of policy towards the EU. Could it be a step towards bigger things?
Every vote will count in the Swedish parliament, after the centre-left government fell last week on a vote of confidence.
Donald Rumsfeld, architect of invasion and torture, dies peacefully and unmolested. The results of his work live on.