A proposed global plan to close cross-border tax loopholes compares poorly to a digital services tax imposed by individual countries.
The G-7 wants to set a minimum global tax rate, which would make it harder for countries to act as tax havens.
World leaders have called for an end to the pandemic – but the numbers don’t add up.
China’s aggressive stands and the sharp deterioration of the bilateral relationship are flowing through strongly to produce record negativity by Australians towards our biggest trading partner.
Upwards of 60% of the world needs to be vaccinated to suppress COVID-19 – even with an extra billion doses, that target looks very far away.
Ransomware has gone professional, with criminal consultants, affiliates and brokers – arresting them all will be difficult.
The idea of friendship means very different things in Chinese and Euro-American traditions.
If the G7 is serious about stopping global warming, it could start by acknowledging who and what is causing it.
the Biloela Tamil family, G7 and the upcoming parliamentary fortnight.
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
The Biden-Putin summit will be symbolic, rather than substantive - but there could be grounds for cautious optimism.
G7’s Build Back Better World initiative is designed to finance climate infrastructure projects in developing countries.
The G-7 nations, which include the US and UK, form the foundation of the modern global economy.
Eighty years after Churchill and Roosevelt established the Atlantic Charter, Biden and Johnson have pressed the ‘reset’ button.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon.
Renewables form an ever-greater share of the electricity mix. But elsewhere in the energy sector – in transport, industry and buildings – emissions reduction is very slow.
Though the British prime minister has called on countries to share more doses internationally, the UK may continue to prioritise its domestic rollout.
Scott Morrison, who was embraced as a bro by Donald Trump, now seeks to become one of Joe Biden’s besties, writes Michelle Grattan
Rhetoric is hardening, but government policies still honour the special relationship with fossil fuels.
After the acrimony of the Trump years, we can expect a very different feel to the latest G7 summit.
The UK will host the first G7 summit since 2019. Can they tackle global challenges?