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Before the G20 this week dominated the global media, two seismic ruptures occurred in world politics: the death of a president, and a targeted terrorist attack on a foreign embassy. These events might seem trivial, but they matter.
The reliance of much of the developing world on renewable, local sources of electricity generation counters the narrative that coal is the only option for developing countries to achieve a Western standard of living.
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The muted debate on foreign policy and, more broadly, Australia’s role and opportunities in the world seems uniquely stifled in Australia when compared to political debates abroad.
Instead of a head-to-head, presidential style contest between leaders the government is relying on, this election is very much one between Turnbull and a united Labor Party, not just opposition leader Bill Shorten.