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If the Greens hold the sole balance of power after the Tasmanian election, the next parliamentary term could be a messy business for Labor’s Rebecca White or the Liberals’ Will Hodgman. AAP/The Conversation

Tasmanian election likely to be close, while Labor continues to lead federally

The polls are leaning towards the Liberals holding power in Tasmania, but the unpopularity of the federal Coalition government could help Labor get over the line.
I can’t believe what I’m seeing. Anders Adermark

Brexit: the view from Eastern Europe

The UK's decision to leave the European Union has baffled many in Poland, the Czech Republic and Romania, where nostalgia for life before the EU is virtually non-existent.
‘Judges smoke it, even lawyers too.’ – Peter Tosh. www.shutterstock.com

Should the UK legalise cannabis?

The UK may have signed the UN drugs convention – with its emphasis on prohibition – but that doesn't mean it can't legalise the drug.
A controversial film Libuse Rudinska

Tarnished heroes: don’t dismiss them

The release of a documentary film in the Czech Republic earlier this year caused much controversy. It is about a dissident named Pavel Wonka who fought against the totalitarian regime in Communist Czechoslovakia…
This crowd wants their president out David W Cerny/Reuters

Prague’s velvet: wearing off 25 years later

The United States had just gone through a bruising election, but in Congress Democratic and Republican leaders gathered to unveil the bust of Vaclav Havel, the playwright and first post-Communist Czech…

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