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It has been a busy month for politics, with national elections taking place in a number of countries around the world. In almost every case, continuity has prevailed, even when leadership has changed.

The recent events in Japan are typical, with the election of Fumio Kishida as president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) assuring that the policies of the last decade, or since his party retook power, will remain in place. While stability is important, more will be required of governments at a time of sharp and growing challenges.

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