Please Explain podcast: Trump’s return to the White House

US President Donald Trump has returned to the White House after leaving hospital, where he spent three nights being treated for COVID-19. He made a dramatic return, landing in a navy helicopter before taking off his mask and giving "thumbs up" and salutes to the cameras. He has urged Americans not to be afraid of […]

Please Explain podcast: how koalas nearly broke the NSW Coalition

As the NSW Nationals prepare for a gruelling parliamentary sitting week, their leader, Deputy Premier John Barilaro, has issued a blunt ultimatum to his Liberal colleagues: “Put up or shut up.” The message is unlikely to deter senior Liberal ministers, who have warned they will not give the Nationals any concessions in cabinet over a […]