Australia

Australia Is Bad for Celebrity Puppies, Worse for Actual Humans
May 21, 2015

We should be paying attention to how Australia is treating the poor, tired, and hungry masses who are huddled just offshore.

“Welcome to Indonesia, Death Penalty for Drug Traffickers!”
May 01, 2015

Why the country's new president is executing more foreigners, despite international outrage.

Obama Puts Australia's Climate-Denying Prime Minister on the Spot
November 16, 2014

G-20 host Tony Abbott just had an awkward weekend.

These Two World Leaders Are Laughing While the Planet Burns Up
October 21, 2014

They don't care one bit about our planet.

Obama's Pacific Trade Pact Will Be Awful for the Environment
January 15, 2014

Here are a few of the worst environmental equivocations in a draft from WikiLeaks of a major trade agreement.

Think Obamacare Can't Be Repealed? It Happened Once in Australia.
November 21, 2013

What Australia's conservatives did to the country's groundbreaking Medibank program should send chills up the spines of Obamacare supporters.

New Australian Prime Minister is Bad News for Non-Australians
September 10, 2013

Australia elected a new prime minister on Saturday—a divisive, brash conservative named Tony Abbott who promises to make Australia a far-right paradise after six consecutive years of liberal rule.

The Moral and Strategic Blindspot in Obama’s Pivot to Asia
November 20, 2012

The Obama administration deserves credit for the successes produced so far by its “pivot to Asia”, from the encouragement of political reform in Myanmar, to the creation of a permanent Marines base in Australia, to the initiation of joint military exercises with the Philippines.

Mad Murdoch Maligns Mousy Mitt
August 24, 2012

What's behind Rupert Murdoch's mistrust of Romney?

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