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American faith in democracy boosted at news that ex-president’s wife is a shoo-in for presidency

American faith in democracy boosted at news that ex-president’s wife is a shoo-in for presidency

Clinton is running, hoorah!

In America, Grand Old Party struggles amid progressive tilt

In America, Grand Old Party struggles amid progressive tilt

Amid ominous signs for conservative America, Riordan Lee asks where to now for the Republican Party?

The year that was…

The year that was…

They say hindsight is 20/20. Honi asked a number of Australia’s news makers for their take on the events of the past twelve months.

A cautionary tale

A cautionary tale

The big lesson from the Presidential debates is that they’re useless, writes Ben Winsor in New Jersey.

The Second Showdown – Biden vs Ryan

The Second Showdown – Biden vs Ryan

  Biden is the definition of folksy, when the debate turned to Israel he said he’d known ‘Bebe’ personally for 29 years – Bebe being Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Biden has a winning smile and an ability to make you feel like he’s only talking to you. Whether it’s when he talks directly into […]

Limbo of the Left

Limbo of the Left

Where are the great storytellers and heroes of the Left, asks Yitzi Tuvel. This piece came second in the 2012 Honi Soit opinion competition, judged by Joe Hildebrand.

Political correctness not black or white

Political correctness not black or white

Election commentary remains one of the last bastions of racial profiling, writes John Gooding.

America to remain the land of the free, for now

America to remain the land of the free, for now

As Connie Ye asks, if legislation falls in the woods and nobody is there to hear it, then what is the point?

Snap back to reality (oh, there goes gravity)

The state of journalism is all too often a fact-free zone, writes Nick Rowbotham