Latest from Richard Glover

Australia is standing up to Facebook and Big Tech. It shouldn’t fight alone.

For those who have long argued that Facebook is too powerful, Zuckerberg has just proved them right.
  • Feb 19, 2021

Seven months after the bush fires, Australia is still devastated

Why have these fires been so different to those of the past? Scientists say climate change has made the difference.
  • Jul 30, 2020

Australia’s leader is winning the argument on the coronavirus

It’s Team Australia in a way that would have seemed impossible just two months ago.
  • Apr 21, 2020

Has Australia’s leader learned from the catastrophic fires? The coronavirus is a test.

Denial will get you only so far. In the end, there’s a reckoning.
  • Mar 4, 2020

Australia’s bush fires reveal how Scott Morrison has lost his way

Leadership is about the bad times more than the good.
  • Jan 3, 2020

Australia’s catastrophic bushfires should be an inflection point

Politicians issued instructions that it was inappropriate to discuss climate change while the fires were actively being fought.
  • Nov 25, 2019

Scott Morrison’s attack on boycotts is no stand for liberty

Australians think of themselves as suspicious of authority. So why is our government so keen to constrain our liberty?
  • Nov 4, 2019

Trump’s Australia phone call was no way to treat a friend

The idea that we’ve been part of a conspiracy against the president is as insulting as it is delusional.
  • Oct 2, 2019

Why Australians are worried about Chinese influence — in universities and beyond

Ongoing protests in Hong Kong have created a surge of alarm in Australia, where pro-Beijing students are aggressively supporting authorities at home.
  • Aug 9, 2019

10 key lessons from Australia’s poll-defying election results

It’s now clear that Australian politics will now be more risk averse.
  • May 20, 2019