Politics & Society
Mike Baird: The value of authenticity
Former New South Wales Premier Mike Baird says political leaders need a broad vision which gets people off the couch and cabinet ministers out of their chairs.
How Putin is devising his exit plan
Proposed reforms weakening the Russian president's authority hints Vladimir Putin is considering life as an ex president, a University of Melbourne expert says
The upheavals of our time point to a transformational era and a pivotal period – order vs freedom, adaption vs nostalgia, says a University of Melbourne expert
Abuse in sport: bad apples or bad barrels?
Athlete abuse isn't just rogue individuals but a systemic problem, and sport organisations need to start addressing it, says University of Melbourne research
Is sport wandering offside?
Sporting bodies are well aware of their revenues, but amid off-field controversies a University of Melbourne expert questions the strength their social license
The tectonics of the British election
It was a stunning victory for Boris Johnson in the UK general election; University of Melbourne experts explore what that tells us about 21st Century politics.
Working class likely to deliver for Boris Johnson
UK election polls point to a likely decisive Conservative victory and a Brexit go-ahead, courtesy of the working class says a University of Melbourne expert.
Party promises and immigration policies
The main party’s manifestos in the UK general election tell us we're likely to see a turning point for immigration policy, says a University of Melbourne expert
What is the law when AI makes the ‘decisions’?
A University of Melbourne expert says the Australian Federal Court ruling that the ‘Robodebt’ system is unlawful shines a light on what the law actually says.
How the UK is handling climate politics
Significant action to curb emissions has bipartisan support in the UK compared with a toxic debate in Australia; a University of Melbourne expert explains why