September 16, 2022
After Queen’s Passing, Australia Debates How to Move on From Colonial Wrongs
By Dechlan Brennan
In addition to the perennial debate over becoming a republic, Australia is also considering adding an Indigenous voice to Parliament.
September 15, 2022
Can You Separate the Monarch from the Colonial, or Rather, Should You?
By Ryan Mitra
India’s decision to fly its flag at half-mast for Queen Elizabeth, someone who was also a colonial ruler until her last breath, is antithetical to the country’s post-1947 identity.
September 13, 2022
Australian PM Defends Ban on Parliament Due to Royal’s Death
By Rod McGuirk
Albanese wants an Australian president to replace the British monarch as the nation’s head of state. But he has brushed off questions about creating an Australian republic since the queen’s death.
July 17, 2020
New Light Shed on Australia’s Greatest Constitutional Crisis
By Joshua Mcdonald
In 1975, the Australian Governor-General dismissed Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and birthed a flurry of conspiracy theories.
October 20, 2014
How to Save China-UK Relations
By Kerry Brown
It will take more imagination and more passion to unlock the potential of U.K.-China relations.
July 16, 2014
No, Monarchies Don’t Make Sense in the 21st Century
By Omer Aziz
Power by inheritance is illogical, and very much out of place in the modern era.
June 23, 2014
The Brutal Pragmatism of China-UK Ties
By Kerry Brown
Li Keqiang's visit suggests that the U.K. needs a new model for conceptualizing its relationship with China.
November 14, 2013
Jammin’ in the Jungle: An “Elephant Orchestra” Performs in Thailand
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