2021 - what will the headlines be?

From Summer Times, 10:37 am on 7 January 2021

2020 was one for the history books. 

Covid dominated the headlines, but here in New Zealand we also had a historic general election, and the scale of our housing crisis was finally realised.  

Globally - this time last year Australia was in the midst of a devastating bushfire season, and later in the year we had the US election, and Brexit. 

So, what might we be reading about in 2021? 

Alex Braae writes The Bulletin, a daily news newsletter, for the Spinoff, and shares what the big stories of 2021 will be. 

US President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Georgia on January 4, 2021.

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