Day: April 17, 2019

Politics this week

Politics this week

Notre Dame, a medieval cathedral immortalised by Victor Hugo, Hollywood and innumerable tourist selfies, caught fire. More than 400 firefighters brought the blaze under control, but the roof is gone, and with it the spire. The interior damage is extensive, but many artefacts and relics, including a supposed part of Jesus’s crown of thorns, were…

Is This the Discontinuance of the Line for Nationalism in Australia?

Is This the Discontinuance of the Line for Nationalism in Australia?

If this political moment lasts, the country’s conservative movement could be transformed.By Waleed AlyMr. Aly lectures on politics at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.April 16, 2019ImageProtesters in Melbourne, Australia marched at a Stand Against Racism and Islamophobia rally in March.CreditCreditScott Barbour/Getty ImagesMELBOURNE, Australia — Just two months ago, Australia seemed destined for what the country’s…