I'm going to be away in Scandinavia for the next three weeks, so posts will probably be shorter and less regular than usual, although with any luck they'll also contain some interesting European observations. Moderation of comments might also be a bit slow.
Some links to interesting material from the last few days.
Interesting reading on the Trumpist impact on European politics.
People often seem to have the idea that restrictions on free speech will work in the interests of minorities and the oppressed. It usually doesn't work out that way.
Welcome to our new site!
The World is Not Enough celebrates its first birthday today. Let us know what you like and don't like.
I'm back in Melbourne after a three-week trip around Europe – mostly Germany, Austria, Spain and Belgium. So expect blogging to start returning to a normal frequency (one or two posts a day). And there's plenty of available material in European events as well as the rest of the world. Some of the topics I … Continue reading Back at my desk
Blogging won't be quite as prolific for the next few weeks.
The World is Not Enough would like to wish all our readers the very best for the festive season, under whatever name you know it. My view, for what it's worth, is that Christmas in Australia is fundamentally a secular festival, and that no-one should feel hampered by their religious views (or lack thereof) in … Continue reading Season’s Greetings
Welcome to my new world politics blog, "The World is Not Enough". (No, I haven't seen the film, so Bond references in comments are quite likely to go over my head.) The basic idea is "Understanding the world through understanding politics". My aim is to provide informed commentary and analysis on foreign politics: elections, parties, … Continue reading Welcome to my world