Nikki Haley will not be missed in Palestine
The abrupt resignation of the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on October 9 has provoked much speculation about her motivation to do so and her political ambitions. But for Palestinians - and certainly, for many other small nations targeted by Haley's angry diplomacy for the last two years - the news brought…
Business defiant as government attacks energy plan
The federal government has slammed plans by business to go it alone on climate and energy policy but industry leaders are holding their ground and have the backing of Labor and the Greens. Energy Australia chief executive Catherine Tanna, who is also a board member of the Reserve Bank of Australia, said the policy vacuum…
Is China really to blame for Zambia’s debt problems?
Zambia's public debt has increased significantly in recent years, and concerns over a possible crisis have lately attracted the attention of Western media. On September 3, a report by British business intelligence outlet Africa Confidential warned of escalating debt caused by allegedly unsustainable Chinese loans and claimed that Zesco, the state-owned national electricity company, has…
Australia Post’s Christine Holgate is on a mission to win back trust
When Australia Post's new boss, Christine Holgate, arrived at Melbourne Airport's mail sorting plant with her mum and a Buddhist monk to bless the building and workers, "jaws dropped", according to those present. The 70,000 staff, licensees, mail contractors and delivery partners had just endured eight years of service cuts, retrenchments, price increases, asset sales…
Bleacher Report’s Expert Consensus Week 6 NFL Picks
0 of 15 Adam Bettcher/Getty Images As days in the Northern Hemisphere become shorter and—as a result—the chlorophyll in leaves breaks down to turn our greenery into a potpourri of yellows, oranges, reds and purples, we're gaining a better understanding of who is good and who is bad in the NFL.  Yes, late-summer football is behind…