The Robert E. Lee statue for which the ‘Unite the Right’ rally was organized to protest its removal in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The violence sparked by the removal of Confederate statues in the US shows the ideas that collect around historical monuments. Sometimes it's better to remove them; yet they can be an important way of remembering trauma.
Head to head.
The US wants rid of NAFTA's dispute settlement mechanism but for Canada it's a red line issue.
The UK is about to miss an opportunity if it tries to take on the giants of the lithium-ion battery industry.
Trump has made some big promises on trade.
The Trump administration has outlined its plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump meet at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017.
Against the backdrop of the G20, Russia and the US have made a deal over Syria. But it's Putin who holds the winning hand.
We all miss out when corporates keep themselves to themselves.
Analysis shows that while land values per acre rose at 2.2% per annum, land rents fell by 0.3% per annum in the 1800s.
The experience of Australia's first century shows that it's possible to achieve fast growth, and at the same time, a reduction in inequality.
Russia is dangerous, the president lied, and now it's up to the special counsel.
The internet has been the bogeyman of democracy over the last 12 months. It's time to harness its power and redress the balance.
Hey big spender – what will your project actually do for the public?
Will US President Trump and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman ride together to rule in the Middle East?
The visit has wider implications for the entire Middle East.
While this latest storm over intelligence sharing is far from unique, the leaks into the Manchester attack investigation are of a different order.
Hopper's brand of Americanism was a counterpoint to American optimism. Fifty years after his death, his legacy lives on.
One of Obama’s final acts in office.
Jim Lo Scalzo /EPA
National interest trumps open approach to US security policy.
The UN building … but what’s really going on inside?
If it were a film, viewers would say it's too far-fetched to be believable.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends parliament.
Trump's tough rhetoric is bad news for Iran's moderates.
The White House's absurd rationale for firing Comey could mask something deeply disturbing.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer hands documents to a woman entering the U.S. from Mexico.
Brad Doherty/AP Photo
President Trump wants to renegotiate or eliminate NAFTA because of its impact on U.S. trade, but the accord is also a cornerstone of continental cooperation on security issues as well.
A new report confirms how the rich become deluded about their talents, but also hints at a growing acknowledgement of inequality.
Here's why I'm supporting this weekend's March for Science.