• A political stalemate led to the bloodshed in the Middle East. Only a political settlement can truly end it

    To escape this bloody impasse, Israel must declare it seeks a settlement with a willing Palestinian leadership and take steps to end occupationLike many other people in Israel and across the world, my first reaction to the attack on 7 October was of shock and horror. But that initial reaction was accompanied by rage, not only at the appalling massacre perpetrated by Hamas on women and children, the elderly and the handicapped, even babies, but also at those who could have prevented this act of...

  • Australia politics live: Albanese tells question time Coalition ‘too interested in playing politics’ to read legal advice over immigration ruling

    Follow all the day’s newsFifth immigration detainee arrested after release due to high court rulingGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastMPs don casual wear for late-night sittingGiven the late sitting (the house has been doing “family friendly” hours for most of the year, which has made sittings past 8pm or 8.30pm rare) there were a few more casual looks on the benches than we are used to. Continue reading

  • Politics of Scare Campaigns

    Westy talks about the scare campaigns being manufactured by the Opposition and News Corp in the absence of even a whiff of policy. Buckle up for fear, fear and more fear Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheWestReport Merch: https://lonelykidsclub.com/new/michael+west Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/michaelwest.journo Insta: https://www.instagram.com/michaelwestjourno/

  • Siddhartha Deb and the Politics of Fiction

    Feroz Rather A conversation with the novelist and journalist about India, colonialism, the Union Carbide catastrophe, solidarity, history in literature, and his novel, The Light at the End of the World.

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    Political Divides Among Democrats

    Alexis Grenell co-founder of Pythia Public, a political and public affairs firm, columnist for The Nation, explains her objections to how some on the left are approaching the conflict between Israel and Hamas, and where she thinks some criticism veers into anti-Semitism. Plus, a look at the upcoming special election to fill the seat of expelled congressman George Santos.

  • [EDITORIAL] The politics of beauty and hope

    Madalas, exercise in vanity lang talaga ang mga beauty pageant – pero may mga pagkakataon na puwede itong mitsa ng pag-asa, pagbalikwas, at social reform

  • Con Politics & the Hate Parade

    Con politics is a mutated form of conservatism.  Conservative thinking is generally cautious about big societal changes, and tends to oppose them unless most people have in time come to see that the changes are actually quite harmless, or indeed beneficial for society. Con politics, on the other hand, pushes without hesitation for big societal changes […]

  • Guardian environment pledge 2023

    Six things the Guardian is doing to confront the emergency facing our climate and the natural worldWhy the Guardian’s climate and nature journalism is needed now more than everWhat impact does the Guardian have on the natural world?Around the world, around the clock: how we report on a world on fireSupport urgent, independent climate journalism todayFour years ago, we took a stand. Of all the crises facing the world, the most alarming is climate breakdown. We asked ourselves: what can the...

  • Sick of leftovers: Political Cartoons

    Check out our regular cartoon gallery featuring some of the best cartoonists from around the world, and across the political spectrum, covering current issues and figures.

  • Concerns Over Gaza’s Environment at COP28

    As global leaders, officials, and activists convene in Dubai for COP28, another environmental crisis is unfolding in Gaza.

  • The week in politics (Dec. 6, 2023)

    On Wednesday's show: We’re just days away from knowing who will become the next mayor of the city of Houston. From the runoff election to special session news and beyond, we seek context and clarity in our weekly political roundup.

  • The Politics Pub Quiz: Week 3

    Another week, another 25 politics pub quiz questions to test your knowledge. This week, Boris Johnson, Margaret Thatcher and more!