• Trumpism down-under

    Mark Kenny     |      January 19, 2021

    Australians followed the 2020 presidential race in the United States with greater-than-usual interest, but the spectacle might herald a plausible descent for Australia’s politics, too.

  • Our Pacific neighbours need more than kind words

    Mark Kenny     |      June 1, 2019

    Pacific countries are eager for assistance in securing their future, whether sourced from old friends like the US and Australia, or new enthusiasts like the Chinese.

  • All image, no vision

    Mark Kenny     |      May 8, 2019

    Scott Morrison ditched the hat, and Bill Shorten started smiling more, but it hasn’t helped either candidate generate genuine charisma. Australia’s image-conscious but visionless leaders have made for a dreary Federal election campaign.