Recent articles in the Sydney Morning Herald

December 20, 2019

Is the PM rushing home for appearances' sake or to solve problems?

December 16, 2019

They are reshaping the Anglo-American world in their own image and developing a taste for success.

December 13, 2019

When it comes to taking on Big Tech, the Prime Minister wants to be a world leader, but when it comes to tackling climate change his ambition fails him.

December 09, 2019

The India-Australia relationship has been a bit stuck - but it doesn't have to be that way.

December 06, 2019

While the country burns, there is no emerging crisis so big that the government cannot find a way to look past it.

December 02, 2019

A new mechanism is in place to deliver on the promise of anti-interference laws but does the government have the political will to follow through?

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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.


November 30, 2011

Left behind: why the right keeps winning


Financial capitalism suffered a dreadful collapse in 2008 and the economies of the United States and Europe were devastated. Powerful voices called for the rich to pay more taxes to help rebuild. The odd thing was that the most resonant voices were those of the rich themselves. In the US it was the voice of the multibillionaire investor Warren Buffett; in Australia it was the voice of the wealthy investment banker Mark Carnegie.

October 31, 2011

The death of money


How America's cheap money addiction is inflating the next bubble and undermining faith in government.

May 09, 2006

Sun, surf and the birth of a new economic model


Unheralded and almost unnoticed, the world has seen the emergence of a new economic model.

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