In this edition we can see numerous examples of how music and (international) politics interlink. To date, music can be used as a way to mobilise people for the support of government organisations or revolutions. It is a means of supporting and expressing an identity, through national anthems or resistance
International cooperation is crucial in this age of globalisation, multinational corporations, climate change and most recently with the european refugee crisis. The EU proposes one model of international cooperation, the question is whether Australia can learn from it.