Politics & Society
When a Tweet met with a roar
A University of Melbourne expert says a massive backlash against Twitter in India highlights how big business must be culturally aware in global markets.
The risk of Australia reconsidering the Iran nuclear deal
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is reviewing if Australia should withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal – and that's a mistake says a University of Melbourne expert.
Indonesian football: A matter of life and death
A University of Melbourne expert says the killing of an Indonesian football fan by supporters of a rival club flags big issues within the governance of the game
What’s your attitude to immigrants and refugees? It may depend on where you live
Living in a diverse area means you are more likely to be open to refugees; unless you identify with the Liberal party, Melbourne University research finds.
US midterm elections and Trump’s trade agenda: business as usual
President Donald Trump's protectionist 'America First' agenda looks set to continue despite the midterm election results, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Can Victorian Labor really make ‘wage theft’ a crime?
Victorian Labor has promised to criminalise 'wage theft' if re-elected, but University of Melbourne experts argue this will be difficult to do at state level.
If all else fails, do the conventional thing
Government intervention in our National Electricity Market is now common; a University of Melbourne expert warns that without a national approach, we're at risk
Why the Netherlands is more split on ‘Black Pete’ than ever
Despite the national Dutch broadcaster announcing changes to Black Pete (Zwarte Piet), it remains a divisive issue there says a University of Melbourne expert.
Navigating assisted dying in Victoria
When voluntary assisted dying becomes legal next year in Australia's Victoria, there will be some key ethical considerations says University of Melbourne expert