Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during the leaders’ retreat at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Da Nang, Vietnam, Saturday, 11 November 2017.
The latest report from the Committee for Economic Development of Australia points to shifting global winds on globalisation and free trade. What can Australia do to continue to weather the storm?
Protesters demonstrate on the University of Washington campus where far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos was giving a speech in Seattle on the same day Donald Trump was sworn in as president.
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Differences of opinion are the lifeblood of universities and essential to advancing knowledge. But some universities are giving in to intimidation by cancelling events with controversial speakers.
Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives party has amalgamated with Family First, which shares similar social conservative values.
While minor right-wing parties are advancing specific policy agendas, Australia's major right-of-centre force appears to be grappling with internal divisions about its policy direction.
U.S. residents in Mexico protest against President Donald Trump’s foreign policy towards Mexico.
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Calls for civil resistance against the rise of right-wing populism have emerged. But political activism is more than taking to the streets.
Cory Bernardi leaves the Senate after quitting the Liberal Party.
Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives joins a crowded field battling for the relatively small right-of-centre vote.
Angela Merkel lays flowers at the scene of the attack.
The high profile attack will polarise an already strained political debate in Germany.
Geert Wilders in court during the trial.
Remoko De Wall/EPA
The leader of the Dutch Freedom Party was found guilty of insulting a group of people inciting discrimination.
Delegates in conference at the African Union headquarters in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
The misconceived perception that decisions made by a few elites are good for all could potentially foment resentment by ordinary African citizens against regionalism.
Clockwise, from left: White nationalist William Pierce, domestic terrorist Timothy McVeigh, white nationalist Richard Spencer, British journalist Milo Yiannopoulos, professor Kevin MacDonald, and Breitbart News founder Andrew Breitbart.
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An academic who has studied the American far right explores whether the alt-right can become a sustained political force.
Youths hold hands for a prayer during a gathering at sunset outside the Christian Fellowship Church in Benton, Kentucky.
Younger evangelicals have a very different view of their faith.Their perspective on issues such as immigration and economic inequality differs widely from that of the religious right.