With news that there will be no easy way out for Julian Assange, I find myself empathising with those stuck in the middle – the diplomatic staff of the Ecuadorian embassy.
Julian Assange has been charged under the Espionage Act, one which is usually waved around by the US government, but seldom enforced.
The deliberate lighting of bushfires escapes comprehension, both in the logical and legal realms.
Former Prime Minister Paul Keating has excoriated the local press for marginalising the role of China in the region.
Current Affairs Wrap: America’s 85th school shooting, HK splits further, Australia loses plot over bushfires
Sadly, it’s been a week of violence and division worldwide, as we fought over bushfires and the Hong Kong protests turned bloody.