Politics

Feeling Tense? Wash Away Your Brexit Anxiety in under Four Minutes thumbnail

On 23 June, 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU. Me, I was lapping up the sun in Airlie Beach as I enjoyed a Queensland coastal road trip. On 29th of March, 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, giving the government two years to prepare for the UK’s departure from the EU. [...]

Australian UK and US Politicians Compared, FWIW thumbnail

I understand that Brexit caused a bit of a stir in the UK, and that the resulting vote to leave the EU has very much divided the nation. If we thought that was a shock, Trump’s victory in the US presidential election recently has divided America in an even bigger way. Is global politics going [...]

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11 days ago Australians woke up to discover they had a new Prime Minister. It seems there is something a little different about Australian politics compared to the UK that I didn’t pick up on when I wrote my post Australian Politics Explained. The difference is that here, in the land down under, a Prime [...]