The coronation is a critical moment for King Charles to show that the monarchy can be more efficient and more sensitive to the legacy of British imperialism.
The relationship between Princes William and Harry is fractured, and can be explained by what’s known as the ‘family systems’ theory. Repairing it will require the Royal Family to change.
The mega dam in Jinja was meant to give Uganda energy independence, but this was constrained by Britain’s agricultural interests in Egypt.
It is amorphous, intangible and difficult to articulate – but it’s worth trying to pin down what lies underneath expressions of grief for a lost monarch.
Whose lives are considered worth grieving? Why is Queen Elizabeth’s life and death considered more grievable by authorities than Indigenous people, overdose victims or anyone else?
Grieving the queen’s passing can be different to grieving the loss of someone we were close to. It’s also complicated by politics, colonialism and the contest about who she really was.
The Platinum Jubilee serves as an opportunity to reflect on the complex interactions and historical evolution of the British monarchy and the transformations in sport, politics and society.
Imagine if the PM had caught COVID two years ago? We knew so little about COVID with certainty back then, and what we did know was truly frightening. Here’s what’s changed since then.
While many of the letters are quite candid, their release after so many years is hardly damaging, and the efforts to keep them secret for so long are again shown to be absurd.
An immense trove of the most important royal historical material for decades has just quietly been made public in the United Kingdom.
As the republic debate ramps up once more, what are the pros and cons of different models for an Australian head of state?
The marriage of the future British queen and her consort was part of an ancient tapestry of royal intermarriage in Europe.
The Australian Republic Movement wants to release a new model for an Australian head of state by the end of the year.
From Queen Elizabeth to Willie Nelson, celebrities have long used their platforms to promote public health information. Why do people trust celebrities for health advice more than the government?
For the first time in Canadian history, the Governor General has resigned. Now is the perfect time to imagine a different kind of head of state for the country.
Princess Diana’s bad experience with a ‘tell-all’ book in 1992 should have been a cautionary tale for her son.
A new poll shows nearly two-thirds of Australians want an Australian head of state. A new republic model, however, would require compromise to succeed.