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…
The renewed reign of Chavez can bring good to Venezuala, if the leader is willing to compromise, writes Fabian Di Lizia Hugo Chavez has been re-elected comfortably in the Venezuelan Presidential election, returning 55 per cent of the vote to Henrique Capriles’ 44 per cent. International commentary suggested Chavez’s working-class and peasant bases would fragment…
A Europe that doesn’t stand for anything stands for nothing, writes John Harding-Easson.
Your daily commute on the 440 could turn disastrous. Chiarra Dee investigates.
In a piece which won the Honi Soit 2012 opinion competition, Ben Brooks contemplates the meaning of modern Australia.
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.
Knee-jerk hysteria does little to promote civility, says Angus Reoch
By refusing the sick the basic right to die, we condemn the desperate and demean ourselves, writes John Gooding. This piece came third in the 2012 Honi Soit opinion competition, judged by Joe Hildebrand.
Robert Grigor hates pet names.
Josh Sprake wants Australia to cash in on gay marriages.