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The Politics of Reconstructing Ancient Grotto Murals From Xinjiang In China Today
17 Sep
5:19

The Politics of Reconstructing Ancient Grotto Murals From Xinjiang In China Today

M WOODS, a private contemporary art museum based in Beijing’s 798 Art Zone, recently mounted two simultaneous exhibitions focusing on the ancient Buddhist site of Kizil, Xinjiang Province. Carved from the Baicheng County hillside between the 3rd and 8th centuries, the Kizil Buddhist grottoes are China’s earliest, large-scale Buddhist cave […]

Rudd savages Abbott and Murdoch for wrecking Australian democracy
26 Aug
2:33

Rudd savages Abbott and Murdoch for wrecking Australian democracy

“As a result, unconstrained by policy, the entire energies of this giant wrecking ball of Australian politics has been focussed on destroying his opponents.” Loading Mr Rudd courted News Corp editors during his time in politics and was the godfather to the son of Chris Mitchell, former editor-in-chief of The […]

Amid today’s polarized politics, McCain tried to remind Americans: ‘More unites us than divides us’
26 Aug
12:53

Amid today’s polarized politics, McCain tried to remind Americans: ‘More unites us than divides us’

John McCain arrived in Washington ready to take on the town. With his hero’s story and honored family, he was one of those few congressional freshmen who automatically attract attention. He also bucked the political trend, having been elected as a conservative Republican in 1982, a year when 26 of […]

Another day of chaos and uncertainty in Australian politics
25 Aug
3:34

Another day of chaos and uncertainty in Australian politics

SCOTT Morrison became the new prime minster of Australia on Friday but the turmoil has continued into the weekend. Dutton’s subtle dig at Turnbull Peter Dutton has denied he’s a “wrecker” a day after losing the Liberal leadership battle, but he’s choosing his words carefully. Seven News reporter Simon Love […]

The breaking of Australian politics: why and how we got here
24 Aug
3:42

The breaking of Australian politics: why and how we got here

These too caused political pain, especially in Queensland, where an effigy of deputy prime minister Tim Fischer was lynched in the town of Gympie. Howard would later say he had no doubt that discontent about gun laws played some role in the emergence of One Nation. Finance Minister Mathias Cormann […]

Politics Live: How today unfolded in Canberra
22 Aug
9:59

Politics Live: How today unfolded in Canberra

LIVE This page updates automatically For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser. Aug 23 2018 at 7:59 AM Updated Aug 23 2018 at 7:29 PM Peter Dutton’s supporters were inching closer to having […]

Michael Cohen’s plea deal exposes President Trump to legal, political trouble
21 Aug
11:02

Michael Cohen’s plea deal exposes President Trump to legal, political trouble

CLOSE President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance and other charges. Deputy U.S. Attorney Robert Khuzami told reporters that Cohen thought “he was above the law.” USA TODAY Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump(Photo: Richard Drew, AP) WASHINGTON – In a […]

More ministers offer to resign in wake of failed challenge to Turnbull – as it happened
20 Aug
10:00

More ministers offer to resign in wake of failed challenge to Turnbull – as it happened

That seems to be it for the resignations at this point. The House and Senate have both adjourned. Not that anyone was paying attention. There has been no word from Malcolm Turnbull’s office on whose resignations he has officially accepted, other than Peter Dutton, while it also looks like Connie […]

‘Turnbull’s loss today is a loss for all of us’
20 Aug
12:02

‘Turnbull’s loss today is a loss for all of us’

Following what can only be described as a horror opinion poll at the beginning of this week, and an uprising driven by Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull probably signed his political death warrant on Monday. He probably also brought an end to any political civility that may have occurred between now […]

Politics Today: August 19, 2018
19 Aug
3:38

Politics Today: August 19, 2018

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR) – The road to the midterm elections in November is paved with donations. Millions of dollars are being given to candidates. Does the way they raise money matter?  Plus, […]