Black Lives Matter Shines the Spotlight on the Shadow of Slavery

Jun 30, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement has been sweeping advanced liberal democracies, from the United States to Western Europe, impacting even those countries, such as Switzerland, comparatively marginally involved in the slave trade. Black Lives Matter confronts all of these societies with their...

We Didn’t Start the Fire

May 28, 2020

The Countries Addicted to Coal

Jan 07, 2020

Scott Morrison is the prime minister of Australia. Over the past few months, parts of his country have gone up in flames. Hundreds of homes have been lost in widespread bushfires, and a number of Australians have lost their lives in the inferno. Apparently, the catastrophe at home did...

Australia’s Own Brand of Radical Populism

Jun 20, 2019

Unlike radical right-wing populism in Western Europe, Australia’s "Hansonism" is largely a one-woman show, almost completely dependent on Pauline Hanson's personality and appeal. She has been called a "mischievous troublemaker, an "embarrassment" to the country, and just a plain racist. The...

Climate Change: The Fuel for Fire

Nov 26, 2018

Projections for the impact of climate change on wildfire risks need to integrate the diverse strands of evidence. The recent Californian wildfires were devastating in their destruction of property and tragic in causing numerous deaths. These fires have happened many times before and are a...

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