With the failure of this morning’s vote, the US government remains shut down. As a direct result, 800,000 government workers will again miss out on a paycheck.
According to a new paper, there are many more migrants than we think, but a third of them have returned home.
The robocall is a modern problem. Over in the US, 4.4 billion phone calls a month are estimated to be scams. Disappointingly, legislators seem powerless to stop it.
Despite the Saudi government admitting that they murdered US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi, we shouldn’t expect a Trump authored investigation.
The video of Donald Trump being laughed out of the UN is pure clickbait. But the fact that the official version opens with the gaffe may truly define him to the meme generation.
For whatever reason, Steven Seagal is now a Russian diplomatic, tasked with ensuring peace between America and Russia. I mean, it worked for Dennis Rodman.
Morning, gorgeous. Overnight, Greg Hunt buckled to criticism, Iran rebuffs the approaches of the US and Amazon doomed us all.
People of science recently created an algorithm that identifies when the subject has had enough coffee. They’re also under the employ of the US military. How dare you invade our brunches.
Well, it was a week of negatives. Trump bombed Syria and Yassmin Abdel-Magied was kicked out of the US. But, one man went to extreme lengths to exhibit his love for Taylor Swift, and that’s something, right?
As the US becomes more divided, will old battlelines be redrawn, pitting Americans against Americans as it was 150 years ago?
Welcome back to another week of your life that you won’t be getting back. But don’t think about that, North Korea has launched warheads over Japan.
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, we have a number of bombs that the US dropped in 2016, FIFA expanded the World Cup, and the dead horse of political entitlements was flogged anew.
We’ve let the Americans vote for their own President and it’s not gone well. So, it’s time to choose the leader the US should have. Vote now!
Our Editor-in-Chief lived a life completely devoid of political thought – until one night in September when a broken table changed everything.
The armed occupation of the Malheur National Refuge is now in it’s 19th day. Youtubers Vox summarise the Oregon Standoff. In three minutes!
With the Paris accord laid bare on the table, Rob Idol looks into the climate change agreement, and the governmental loop holes within.
Looking at our current Western values, Ingeborg van Teeseling seeks to answer the question: Are we who we claim to be, or something else?
Rob Idol feels that with the change of approach displayed by ISIS, we need to stop factioning the conflict and conquer ISIS through a united approach.
The Syrian civil war is a bloody and complex one. Youtube user Vox has summarised the origin and factions within the conflict. In 5 minutes!
Derryn Hinch returned to the Killing Fields of Cambodia, where the mistakes of the past sit awkwardly next to the mistakes of the present.
Everything old is new again in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap, with indirect proxy conflict between old enemies, Clinton in Israel and the return of murder to a notorious state forest.
Roger Pugh from Down Under Current is thinking ahead to those refugees fleeing the Trump presidency and thought he’d help them out a bit.