NSW Labor Disaster

It was a golden opportunity for Jodi McKay and the NSW Labor Party. An opportunity which they believed was within reach. However, another demoralising defeat, another leadership spill, and another lack-lustre campaign have left the party searching for answers. The Upper Hunter byelection was triggered after it emerged that former Nationals MP, Michael Johnsen, was…

Time’s Running out Albo

I appreciated your backseat approach to the initial outbreak of the virus. I appreciated your willingness to cooperate on issues of national concern to ensure positive outcomes for the Australian public. However, a spectator in the grandstands is never going to win the Dally M Medal. There must come a time for action, leadership and…

What’s Happening in MYANMAR?

A military coup causing widespread chaos, violence and death, all in the name of a ‘true and disciplined democracy’. A humanitarian and political disaster is unfolding in Myanmar as we speak, and we must talk about it. Myanmar (previously known as Burma) is a country in Southeast Asia, bordering Thailand, Laos, China, India and Bangladesh.…

The Trial of Trump

Written by Guest Author: Oliver Pope 11th February 2021 It has been over three weeks since Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Since this time, former President Trump has mostly fallen under the radar - remaining banished from the mainstream social and news media. However, all that is…

A Normal Inauguration?

Surely not! After everything that has occurred since the election, a ‘normal’ inauguration seemed incredibly unlikely. However, the inauguration ceremony was mostly peaceful and Joe Biden’s first day as President demonstrated that he’s here to make changes, not just revel in his newfound power. Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States…

2020 American Election Day Recap

It was a crazy day. One that perfectly represented how this year has felt so far. There were ups, downs, periods of strange stability, and then a return to chaos again. Now, I am not calling this election yet. It is still incredibly close. There are still votes to be counted in Nevada, Arizona, Georgia,…

The Countdown to the 2020 American Election

It’s almost time. Tomorrow, America will decide who will lead their nation into the future. Will it be Donald Trump or Joe Biden? This election campaign has been crazy. Black Lives Matter riots. Tax Debates. Immense Social Media Advertising. And all of this within a global pandemic. The debates between Trump and Biden showcased a…

Jacinda Ardern wins the New Zealand election!

Jacinda Ardern has secured a second term after a dominant victory by the New Zealand Labour party. Her party has secured a parliamentary majority for the first time since electoral reforms in 1996. The decisive nature of her victory gives the Labour party many new options moving forward. In previous years, they created a coalition…

Donald Trump Has COVID-19

The US President confirmed today that he and his wife Melania have tested positive for COVID-19. Donald Trump and his wife had already gone into quarantine at the White House after one of his closest aides, Hope Hicks, tested positive for COVID-19 earlier. But, let’s be honest, this news isn’t surprising. Trump has decided to…

Biden or Not Trump?

Normally in an election, there are two sides with two different bases of support. In this year’s American election, that would mean a group of people supporting Joe Biden and a group of people supporting Donald Trump. The individual with the approximately larger support base is likely to win the election. However, this election doesn’t…