OPINION: Democracy is Almost Over in Hong Kong And Trump Might Save The Day

Opinion By: Political Expert Dr Ian Cook Perhaps the Chinese leaders are following the basic rule of politics: that governments should never waste a crisis. People are usually panicking, which means they’ll accept, even support, government controls that they wouldn’t normally accept. They’re also distracted by dealing with the crisis in their daily lives. It…

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ANALYSIS: Covid-19 and the Future of Western Australian Politics

Analysis By: Political Expert Dr Ian Cook Mark McGowan’s leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic may have reshaped Western Australian politics for decades to come. Any leader is always one serious misstep away from electoral oblivion, but McGowan has put Labor in a position from which they can hold power for three more elections (the next…

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EXCLUSIVE COMMENT: Pandemic leaves cruise companies all at sea

OPINION PIECE BY: One Nation WA Leader Colin Ticknell.  While the events of recent weeks might have many believing, even hoping, the corona virus will sink the cruise industry, that’s not likely. It’s more likely that the sheer scale of the sector (according to the Cruise Lines International Association, the more than 30 million people…

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ANALYSIS: How Australians are responding to COVID-19

By Grant Dusting, Social Researcher, McCrindle The year 2020 signaled the beginning of not only an iconic new year, but an iconic new decade. The year that began with so much promise and expectation will now forever be marked by words like ‘uncertainty’, ‘volatility’, and ‘unprecedented’. It’s very likely this year’s word of the year…

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