Interested in the news but sometimes find there is a whole lot of assumed knowledge which makes it confusing and time-consuming to get across? We hear you. Each week, Squiz Shortcuts will give you the backstory to the big news stories. In the usual Squiz tone, we'll keep it short and sharp, and opinion-free. As always, The Squiz is your shortcut to being informed.
It's the big 'un of global politics... we're talking the South China Sea. By popular request we explain why it is so strategically important, the competing claims to it, and how the world is managing China's increasing presence in the region.
Map Men -...
With the coronavirus crisis requiring a coordinated response between the federal government and our states and territories we take a step back and look at how the federation operates. In this episode we focus on its formation, we talk you through how responsibilities are split, the structures...
We don't need to tell you why the World Health Organisation is in the news a lot lately. That's why you might want to know a bit more about how it operates, the guy in charge, and some of the criticisms centred at it of late.
Inside Bill's Brain -...