The numbers are staggering, suggesting as many as 1.2 million people could be detained for illegally crossing into the US from Mexico this year. That’s the equivalent to the population of Adelaide — remaining in the US for years before being processed.
Let’s say you’re the leader of a small island nation of 23.5 million people. And only 150 kilometres of open water separate your nation from a much larger country. One with 1.4 billion people. Let’s also say this larger nation doesn’t recognise your independence. And it frequently flaunts its military might as it threatens to force you into its unwanted embrace.
Finally, we could be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. US Trade Negotiators have arrived in Beijing, with a new round of discussions aimed at ending the tariff war over China’s technology ambitions.
A big selling point that Labor has been boasting as part of their election campaign, is changes they will make to negative gearing if they win.
Well, the day is finally here. 29 March, 2019…the original Brexit Day. But, thanks to the agonising indecisiveness of a heavily divided British Parliament, the UK’s ties with the EU won’t be undone just yet.
One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson is a polarising figure on the best of days. On the worst of days she’s said and done some cringeworthy things.
It’s no secret that we at The Australian Tribune find the Federal government’s Telecommunications Assistance and Access ACT (TOLA) utterly absurd, creating a disturbing Orwellian future for the tech industry. This Act gives Aussie intelligence and law enforcement agencies the power to force tech companies…
With Labor scheduled to reveal the final details of their climate policy before next week, the Greens are exercising their bartering skills to secure markers for a renewable energy policy that could come into effect should Labor win the upcoming election.
On Wednesday, the Dutch foreign minister was in Sydney holding a dual press conference with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne regarding the 2014 crash, which saw 298 people killed, including 38 Australians.
Maybe they were given too many choices. After all, you wouldn’t expect a group of children staring through the glass at eight different flavours of ice cream to reach consensus on a single dessert choice, would you?
Heaven forbid you suggest that law abiding citizens might be entitled to a broader range of gun rights. The Nanny Staters are not interested in hearing those views expressed.
Trump is a big step closer to fulfilling one of his signature campaign promises — building a secure wall along the US border with Mexico.
The Greens are at it again. Attacking an industry that raked in $56.5 billion in exports in 2017, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Government projects are notorious for running over budget and over time. So it comes as unexpected and welcome news that Australia’s third air warfare destroyer will come into service a year ahead of schedule.
Energy intensive industries have been particularly hard hit by soaring electricity prices, with industry insiders forecasting big cuts to Aussie manufacturing jobs if costs are not quickly reeled in.
Do you know what your ancestors were up to 500 years ago? Of course not. But regardless of your ethnic makeup, odds are many of your ancient ancestors engaged in practices we might find distasteful and often even criminal today.
As a spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs told AAP: ‘The Australian government categorically rejects any allegation that it sought somehow to interfere in the US presidential election.’
Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Resources Minister Matt Canavan are clearly hoping to win votes away from One Nation, who have been doing well among rural voters that formerly backed the Nationals.
Shrugging off the usual protests from China’s government, the US has underlined its support for the independent nation of Taiwan by again sending military ships through the Taiwan Strait.
The minor parties garnered an impressive 14.1% of the vote in Saturday’s election in New South Wales. Yet the results for these parties, labelled by the NSW Electoral Commission as ‘other’, won’t be published until Wednesday.
If the federal election were held this week, polls indicate Labor would still claim a majority. But there are a number of critical months yet ahead leading up to the election. And the Coalition is gaining ground.
The Special Counsel has wrapped up his onerous two-year long investigation. And — as widely expected outside alt-left circles — concluded that President Donald Trump was wholly innocent of colluding with Russia to win the 2016 election.
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s vow to ‘drive wages higher’ while keeping the pressure on for additional tax cuts is sure to resonate with voters. And that, of course, is his intention as he addressed the wage-lag that’s shaping up as a key battleground with Labor.
The Coalition’s win in the New South Wales state election has boosted hopes that Scott Morrison’s government can do the same on a federal level, primarily by focusing on its economic management credentials.
For society to keep moving forward, we need to walk as slow as our slowest person. It’s why we have speed limits, drug and alcohol limits, and age restrictions on films. On Thursday, the New Zealand minority government, headed by Labour Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, announced semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles would be banned.
Donald Trump’s opponents will need to fabricate new allegations in their smear campaign against the US president. And rest assured, they will. But for today, the alt-left and their media mouthpieces have been left unusually muted as they digest the bitter truth of Trump’s innocence.
European leaders have begrudgingly offered the UK several weeks to ease itself out of the bloc. If all had gone according to plan — and voters’ wishes — the UK would be exiting the EU in an orderly fashion next Friday.
If North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was hoping that he could soften up US President Donald Trump with a few face-to-face meetings and some minor steps towards dismantling his nation’s nuclear weapons programs, he’ll be a disappointed despot today.
Tomorrow is the big day in New South Wales. And with the Coalition and Labor locked in a historically tight race, both parties are underscoring some significant…and costly…promises they’ve made to voters.
Newly minted Senator Duncan Spender, the chief of staff to former senator David Leyonhjelm, is taking over his boss’s job in Canberra. For a man devoted to cutting taxes and slashing government spending, the new senator is admittedly ironically named.