Covid-19 claims another victim, as the Danish government is forced to the polls over its illegal liquidation of the country's mink industry.
Category: Political issues
Anti-vaxers win one
Liechtenstein votes against authorisation of Covid-related restrictions that were no longer in force anyway.
The wages of insurrection
A New Mexico court enforces the disqualification clause of the fourteenth amendment for the first time in a century. Much bigger targets may be in sight.
Chile and Colombia
Chile votes on a new constitution, while Colombia sets out a path to drug legalisation.
On saving the governor-general, part II
A governor-general with no discretionary power might seem to be something of a waste, but there's a widespread reluctance to inquire about it. And a republic would be unlikely to help.
On saving the governor-general, part I
The secret ministries affair in Australia has thrown up important questions about the role of the governor-general. The solicitor-general's advice on the matter fails to cast much light.
Progress in Singapore?
Fifteen years after first floating the idea, Singapore moves to decriminalise homosexuality, in a sign of changing times.
Kosovo is not Crimea
A war scare in the Balkans offers a warning against being misled by the force of bad analogies.
Kansas votes for choice
A shock defeat for an anti-abortion initiative in Kansas gives hope to Democrats facing an otherwise bleak political landscape.
Lessons for Taiwan
A planned visit by Nancy Pelosi has again raised the question of Taiwan's future, and of what lessons can be learned from the invasion of Ukraine.