Recent articles in the Sydney Morning Herald

May 12, 2021

The pandemic has given the government licence to spend big, to dream large, and to do it in a way that the country needs. And licence to do it in good time for its re-election campaign.

May 11, 2021

Central banks have pumped a fresh $US8 trillion into global liquidity since the pandemic was declared last year.

May 8, 2021

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is quickly rebuilding a coronavirus-ravaged economy in the short term. But beyond this, his plans are a mystery.

May 6, 2021

Beijing’s decision to suspend a high-level economic dialogue with Australia has no practical effect. But it conveys important information nonetheless.


Peter Hartcher discussess the rise of China with former foreign minister Julie Bishop, moderated by Tom Switzer: Centre for Independent Studies, November 28, 2019

Peter Hartcher discusses China's attempts to gain influence in Australia: Interview with Leigh Sales, 7.30, ABC, November 25, 2019

Sometimes paranoia's just having all the facts: Interview with the Australian Institute of International Affairs, August 20, 2015