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What's Up Down Under?
What's Up Down Under?
Turnbull’s Political Gamble

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull surprised his political opponents by suggesting he might call for snap elections.

What's Up Down Under?
Australia Weathering the Chinese Storm

Good employment figures suggest that Australia’s economy isn’t taking on too much water due to China’s troubles—at least not yet.

What's Up Down Under?
Center-Right’s Future Gets Brighter in Australia

Australia’s center-right parties got a much-needed boost with a recent electoral victory in the country’s most populous state. A lot now depends on how a plan to privatize power goes.

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Crude Economics

The decision to extend production cuts was as predictable as it was desperate.

deep state

The Manchester leaks are the product of a dangerously arrogant and unaccountable intelligence community.

Better Late Than Never

More, please.


The share of people who benefit from the stock market should be widening, not contracting.

Market Failure

The EU’s ailing Emissions Trading System is looking more useless than ever before.

Settled Science

Our worst-case climate scenarios are relying on outdated, incorrect coal data.

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