Julia Gillard has used a call by Tony Abbott for the Government to remove Peter Slipper as Speaker to attack the Opposition Leader for hypocrisy, labelling him a misogynist.
Asia Pacific Currents
The Struggle of the Maruti Suzuki Workers
A month ago, Canada's federal, provincial and territorial governments volunteered to be directly sued by investors under the Agreement on Internal Trade.
I'm back from Australia, where my wife and I spent a month visiting family. By the time we left, the catastrophic floods of Queensland were occurring to a degree unprecedented in recorded history.
The Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan drama is about to come to a head today with the Harper government's decision on whether to approve the takeover bid by Australia's mega corporation BHP Billiton.
David J. Climenhaga
Australia's election result Saturday is one more nail in the coffin of the peculiar Canadian notion Parliamentary coalitions are "undemocratic."
The conundrum of Canadians and Australians is that of prosperous peoples with plenty of capital of their own in a world that is entering a new age.
My trip to the Southern Hemisphere seems to be turning into a wake-up call about the immediacy of climate change.
<span>In 2003, Stephen Harper and Australian Prime Minister John Howard deliver largely identical speeches.</span>