Politics & Society
Fighting for recognition
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Moana Jackson and Shireen Morris discuss Indigenous self-determination, and how to get it.
Surviving Australian politics: 4 reforms to stop ousting leaders
Australian politics is looking more like reality TV's Survivor. A University of Melbourne expert looks at how to end the near-constant cycle of Canberra coups.
The West’s age of retreat
Liberal democracy is in an age of retreat and needs to re-engage citizens, tackle inequality and end internet monopolies, argues University of Melbourne expert
The Kofi Annan I knew
Professor John Langmore from the University of Melbourne, who worked with Kofi Annan at the UN in New York for five years, reflects on an inspiring leader.
How Soviet tanks shook up the Australian Left
The 1968 Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia was a critical time for the Australian Left. A University of Melbourne archive provides a new window on the upheaval.
Patients and the data breach notification maze
Privacy laws (including the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme) are confusing, particularly when it comes to health records, says a University of Melbourne expert.
History repeating: Losing citizenship in India
University of Melbourne experts say the Indian National Register of Citizens (NRC) could repeat the mistakes of history by removing citizenship from immigrants.
Building a national broadband for everyone...even gamers
Are gamers to blame for slow speeds on the NBN? University of Melbourne experts look at whether it's fair to blame eSports players for using up too much data.
Blurred lines: Your employer, Twitter and the law
A University of Melbourne expert says Angela Williamson’s sacking from Cricket Australia, over political opinions on Twitter, shows us we need clearer laws.
Why the plastic bag backflip is a bad idea
Coles supermarket has reversed its ban on plastic bags: University of Melbourne experts explore the impact and what it means for Coles.