Trump, Boris, ScoMo and even Trudeau's razor-thin Canadian victory reveal that centre-left politics is, to say the least, failing to connect at the ballot box.
However people tended to vote on cultural grounds. They were sick of foreigners (as they saw them) taking over the British way of life.
But, there is hope that, across the Tasman in New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda will become the world standard bearer for those on the Left, even though New Zealand is a tiny isolated nation.
Congratulations to Boris Johnson. They've been comparing him to Churchill, and while it might be a little hyperbolic, this is one of the most momentous elections in world history.
What is the connection between ambient music producer Brian Eno, and the tactics of ideologically motivated groups like Islamic State?
We owe it to our children to take urgent action to prevent these threats from becoming future realities.
Old and new fascism do not differ in their willingness to destroy the heritage of Europe's Enlightenment, along with its Kantian tradition of modernity.
Instead of “taking money out of politics”, new electoral funding laws announced by the Premier just change the mix and move more of the chips to Labor’s side of the table.
It is increasingly common to talk about brain chemistry as a way of explaining our mental and emotional life.
So, it is now vital that we get a Constitutional Change made in Australia in 2020 so that Citizens Referendums can get under way from 2021.
'Root and branch' rejection of Labor's 2019 Platform would be a mistake.
The 2019 expectation-defying coalition victory offers optimism for a party that places the highest premium on individual and private sector initiative, basic freedoms, strong communities and a thriving parliamentary democracy.