The Onion That Cost a Party Leadership

The Australian political system went from one that was conservative and steady to one that has seen four different prime ministers in the space of four years.

The most controversial of them all was former Liberal Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who served as Premier between 2013 and 2015. Abbott is no stranger to controversy; he once said that he would shirtfront Russian President Vladimir Putin. Shirtfronting is a term used in Australian Rules Football and basically means a blatant foul tackle. Continue Reading

The Most Famous Newspaper Headline In History

There is no doubt that US Presidential elections are the most followed in the world and lead to huge domestic and international media coverage.

In today’s day and age, it is hard to imagine that updates cannot be made to a story, but the technology of 1948 led to one of the most bizarre and infamous newspaper headlines ever: “Dewey beats Truman”. Continue Reading

Malta – Where Politics is a Matter of Life And Death

Malta is a small island nation in the Mediterranean Sea and home to 450,000 people. It is a European Union member and although the people there are friendly and totally European, the attitude towards politics is extremely polarized. Continue Reading