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What Happened to Australia’s Liberal Party?
August 29, 2018
What Happened to Australia’s Liberal Party?
The party’s internal meltdown is rooted in the tensions inherent to its liberal and conservative roots.
What Happened to Australia’s Liberal Party?
OECD: Life Satisfaction Falls Amid Slow Recovery From Global Crisis
November 20, 2017
OECD: Life Satisfaction Falls Amid Slow Recovery From Global Crisis
The OECD calls its “How’s Life?” report a wake-up call for governments.
OECD: Life Satisfaction Falls Amid Slow Recovery From Global Crisis
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
December 10, 2016
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
Populism may be surging in the West, but it's a phenomenon across the Asia-Pacific as well.
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
Why Japan Has No Donald Trump
October 03, 2016
Why Japan Has No Donald Trump
Unlike the U.S. (Trump) or U.K. (Brexit), Japan lacks a strong, anti-establishment populist movement.
Why Japan Has No Donald Trump
Why Xi Jinping Might Get on Well With Donald Trump
July 25, 2016
Why Xi Jinping Might Get on Well With Donald Trump
China's leader, though a "princeling," has more in common with populist figures like Trump than first meets the eye.
Why Xi Jinping Might Get on Well With Donald Trump
Japan and the West’s Crisis of Confidence
July 19, 2016
Japan and the West’s Crisis of Confidence
Japan has largely escaped the wave of turmoil gripping the West. Can it take advantage of the chance to lead?
Japan and the West’s Crisis of Confidence
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Populism or Democracy?
April 16, 2015
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Populism or Democracy?
Are recent protests in Hong Kong and Taiwan about democracy or a case of populist fever?
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Populism or Democracy?
Xi's
January 21, 2014
Xi's "Man of the People" Persona
Xi Jinping is creating an image of himself as a man of the people. Without actions to back it up, his PR could backfire.
Xi's "Man of the People" Persona
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