Nikkei Asia: China, Japan and South Korea have good news for planet Earth

Published in Nikkei Asia on 4 November 2020 No matter who is declared the winner of the U.S. presidential election, Asia’s pathway to becoming a carbon-neutral continent is now increasingly clear. Six months ago, Asia was lagging desperately behind the rest of the world, including South America and Africa, in its commitment to achieving net zero emissions by midcentury. Only …

SMH/Age: Murdoch’s Sway On Politics Warrants Royal Commission

Published in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age on October 19, 2020 Living in Australia, many now habitually think our national media landscape is normal. It isn’t. No other Western democracy has the level of print media monopoly that Rupert Murdoch has secured for himself in Australia. A single American billionaire has now seized control of almost 70 per …