Recent articles in the Sydney Morning Herald

August 29, 2020

There is a consistent syndrome: whether it’s the NSW, Victorian or federal government, ministers are not accepting responsibility for mistakes made in managing the pandemic.

August 25, 2020

To anyone familiar with Thailand, what's happening is breathtaking

Tens  of thousands of Thais are risking jail and taking on an old taboo.

August 22, 2020

Draining the nation's energy: how Canberra lags industry on green power

The states, big industry and farmers are moving to net-zero carbon emissions, but the federal government - and the Parliament - are holding Australia back.

August 18, 2020

Kamala Harris got tough on the web when she was a prosecutor in California, but isn't likely to rock the boat hard if the Democrats take the White House in November.


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
Aussie quality of life second in the world
Peter Hartcher discusses the results of the UN Human Development Index, which has ranked Australians' quality of life as the second best in the world.

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