Greece’s New Government Faces Serious Discord Over Debt
by Stratfor Global Intelligence
While the 25 January elections represent a widespread rejection of austerity measures in Greece, reversing these policies will be easier said...Read More
Trapped Behind Closed Doors: The Plight of Domestic Workers in Kenya150 years ago today, the US Congress passed the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery and involuntary servitude. Hidden behind closed doors, the abuse of domestic workers is one of the most prevalent forms of modern slavery in Kenya today. Kenya conjures up images of archetypal Africa – boab trees dotting red plains, wild animals roaming free and... More >
by Jessica Watts
Take Cuba Off the Terrorist ListThe new US-Cuba talks are a refreshing burst of sunshine in the 54-year dismal relationship between neighbours separated by a mere 90 miles. The nations negotiated a successful swap of prisoners. The onerous travel restrictions the US government placed on just visiting the island are starting to crumble. Embassies in Washington and Havana will... More >
by Medea Benjamin
A Tale of Two National HolidaysWhile 26 January is an important national holiday in both India and Australia, the events and conversations marking this year’s occasions could not have been more different. For an Australian of Indian origin, 26 January is a double holiday, celebrated as important national occasions in both countries. The contrast could hardly have... More >
by Ramesh Thakur
When did the discipline of international relations make its appearance in Australian universities and who...
The Menzies Era is an interesting innovation, which does not fit easily into any of the standard genres....
The Vietnam War has become a touchstone for abject failure in war, a reference point by which to navigate...