Returning to the United States in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when he was shot and I saw his assassin, preparing to kill him. It was a baptism in the American way, along with the salivating violence of the Chicago police at the Democratic Party's rigged convention. The great counter revolution had begun.
Malcolm Turnbull has taken Bill Shorten to task after the Labor leader accused US presidential hopeful Donald Trump of being "barking mad".
Whistleblower Edward Snowden wants Australians to care more about protecting their privacy, describing it as “the right to individuality.”
on the campaign trail... kissing babies, hugging demented old folks and wearing loud lollipop vests with reflective strips...
Benjamin Franklin was a polymath, a revolutionary and a lightning conductor.