More Murdoch Mis-reporting, led by the Brisbane Courier Fail.

The Murdoch tabloids, led by the #CourierFail in Brisbane, allege my office improperly ordered stationery to support a UN bid. Wrong again. But never let the facts get in the road of a good “story”. This is in today’s edition of the Courier Mail and the Sydney Daily telegraph.  (Link) Here are the facts: 1 – The Murdoch tabloid papers …

Brad NewmanMore Murdoch Mis-reporting, led by the Brisbane Courier Fail.

Videos from Gaidar Forum, Russia

The G20 in 2017 must deal with 3 core challenges: financial system risk, low global growth, and managing geo-political uncertainty. On this year’s G20 in Germany, Merkel must lead. I also believe if we are serious about the G20’s future this year, it’s got to roll back the tide of protectionism.

Brad NewmanVideos from Gaidar Forum, Russia

Kevin Rudd on ABC’s 7.30 (21/12/16)

Kevin Rudd discusses global terrorism, the changing economic and political world, the media, democracy and the future of the ALP. Australian Broadcasting Corporation Broadcast: 21/12/2016 Reporter: Leigh Sales Former prime minister Kevin Rudd joins 7.30 to discuss terrorism, Donald Trump, the threat of South Korea and the current state of the ALP. Transcript LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: German police are still …

Brad NewmanKevin Rudd on ABC’s 7.30 (21/12/16)

Address to ANU: On Building a Big Australia

On Building a Big Australia An Address on Receipt of an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the Australian National University. The Honourable Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia President of the Asia Society Policy Institute, New York. Chair of the Independent Commission on Multilateralism, New York Llewellyn Hall Canberra 16 December, 2016. I honour the first Australians on whose …

Kevin RuddAddress to ANU: On Building a Big Australia

CDP annual dinner at Columbia University

Was a pleasure this week to speak at the CDP annual dinner at Columbia University in New York. CDP is a not-for-profit that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. Data, measurement and understanding what greenhouse gas emission reduction is being achieved is absolutely critical to any climate change efforts …

Kevin RuddCDP annual dinner at Columbia University

It’s time for a new Labor Reform Movement

When I was elected as Labor leader 10 years ago, it was against the concerted opposition of the most powerful union-based factions of the party. And this came 40 years after Whitlam’s famous confrontation with the faceless, factional men of the party’s federal executive. Yet 50 years after Whitlam’s reforms, the power of these factions remains as strong as ever. …

Brad NewmanIt’s time for a new Labor Reform Movement

China’s Brutally Pragmatic Response to a Shifting World Order

In a December 1, 2016 article for The Financial Times, Kevin Rudd argues that Beijing abhors unpredictability, and that the election of Donald Trump has divided Chinese policymakers and analysts on what lies ahead for Sino-American relations.  China prefers to deal with the devil it knows. Beijing was fully prepared to deal with a President Hillary Clinton but, like the rest of …

Brad NewmanChina’s Brutally Pragmatic Response to a Shifting World Order

Kevin Rudd joins Business Day on Canada’s BNN

Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former prime minister of Australia, joins Business Day to discuss energy demand in Asia, now that the TransMountain Pipeline has been approved and the TPP deal is looking less likely under a Trump presidency.

Brad NewmanKevin Rudd joins Business Day on Canada’s BNN

Kevin Rudd speaks to BBC radio’s Costing The Earth

“New President elect of the USA Donald Trump is a climate change denier, and so what does his rise to power mean for the environment?” Full podcast available: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b082ynk0

Brad NewmanKevin Rudd speaks to BBC radio’s Costing The Earth

The United States, China and Europe under a Trump Administration

An Address to the Hamburg Summit on Europe China Relations The Hon Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia President of the Asia Society Policy Institute, New York.  Hamburg City Hall 23 November 2016 Former Chancellor of Germany, Gerhardt Schroeder. Mayor Olaf Scholz of the City of Hamburg. Distinguished guests. Ladies and gentlemen. It is good to be back in …

Brad NewmanThe United States, China and Europe under a Trump Administration