The Covid-19 pandemic has delivered one of the most severe global economic shocks since the Great Depression. In the Pacific, as in the rest of the world, economic activity has collapsed as a result of lockdowns to contain the virus.
The difference between Canada and Australia? "Canadians are always apologising. Australians say what they mean, we tend to sort of dodge around the bushes." Canadian historian Margaret MacMillan speaks with @mfullilove for The Director's Chair. Listen: https://t.co/GZFTMcrlNJ
On The Director's Chair, Canadian historian Margaret MacMillan discusses writing about her great-grandfather David Lloyd George, learning the wrong lessons from history, and the nature of war. Listen here to the podcast, hosted by @mfullilove: https://t.co/GZFTMcrlNJhttps://t.co/cyisCUyw9g
On the latest episode of The Director’s Chair, I speak with historian Margaret MacMillan about the importance of international groupings such as the Quad, AUKUS and Five Eyes. LISTEN: https://t.co/nxZzDFIzrQ. https://t.co/ThWBNknhjh
In 2019 I wrote a short book that began with the question: 'how did Australian politics get so weird?'. It was a reference to leadership instability (6 PMs in 10 years) and vicious internal party disputes. 1/ https://t.co/9d0M5CFrt7
Couple of weekend radio interviews. 1) How France will look to work around Australia, rather than against it, after the almighty sub snub: https://t.co/z563IHcngS 2) Why it’s high time we start to liberalise entry/exit conditions for international travel: https://t.co/oYsXfiKcZ8
China's 'hostage diplomacy' standoff with Canada is over following the release of a Huawei executive and two Canadians.
But it gives little hope to the two Australians being held for espionage in Beijing.