Ben Radford

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

Ben Radford reviews Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Caryl Churchill’s 1976 play co-directed by Hannah Goodwin and Helpmann Award-winning Eamon Flack.

The NSW government has scrapped planning laws aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions during and after the construction of new apartments. Ben Radford reports.

Fujimori - April 5 never again

Protests erupted after Peru’s Constitutional Court reinstated a 2017 pardon granted to imprisoned former president Alberto Fujimori, reports Ben Radford.

The Greater Sydney Parklands Trust Bill 2021 represents is a threat Sydney’s iconic parklands by opening the door to privatisation. Ben Radford reports.

Paula Sanchez, Juana Maldonaldo, Ian Ellis-Jones and Ben Radford discuss the rise of struggle in Latin America.

Pedro Castillo

Since Peruvian president Pedro Castillo’s electoral victory in June, right-wing and anti-democratic forces have continued to campaign to remove him from office, reports Ben Radford.

Leftist Xiomara Castro has been sworn in, marking the first time since 2006 that Honduras has a legitimately-elected president. Ben Radford reports.

The concerning number of new buildings with defects in Sydney is a result of the privatisation of the building certification process, developer greed and the neoliberal approach to planning in New South Wales, writes Ben Radford.

Crowds outside the Honduran National Congress

Leftist Libertad y Refundación (Libre) party candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya won November’s presidential elections in Honduras with 51% of the vote — the highest proportion of votes for a presidential candidate in Honduran history, reports Ben Radford.

President of Peru Pedro Castillo. Photo: Presidencia Peru/Flickr (CC By-NC-SA 2.0)

Pedro Castillo, leader of the left-wing Peru Libre party, was sworn in as Peru’s president on July 28, reports Ben Radford. Since then, his government has faced a campaign of destabilisation from the right-wing opposition.

As some of the world’s wealthiest countries move closer towards fully vaccinating their populations against COVID-19, there could not be a starker contrast when looking at countries in the Global South, writes Ben Radford.

Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo, leader of the Free Peru party and former school teacher, won the final round of the Peruvian presidential elections. Ben Radford reports.

Leftist candidate Pedro Castillo had unexpected success in the first round of Peru's presidential elections, reports Ben Radford.

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