Expert opinion and analysis on government, power, policy and people and how it shapes our world.
Truth telling at Garma
The University of Melbourne is partnering with the Yothu Yindi Foundation to build a reconciliation culture for Australians - supporting Indigenous development.
Turmoil in Trump land
President Trump may be scandal-ridden and held in contempt in his administration, but a University of Melbourne experts says his base may like him all the more
This is not a drill: 5 reasons why the experts are worried about the next pandemic
Warnings tell us that the next global pandemic is a case of not if, but when - so are we preparing? A University of Melbourne special explores our risk.
Big tobacco vs Australia’s plain packaging
A University of Melbourne expert explores Big Tobacco's ongoing litigation, currently with the WTO, aimed at impeding Australia's cigarette plain packaging laws
Australia’s friendly history
University of Melbourne research looks into the history of Australia's friendly societies; which provided all sorts of support to Australians before welfare.
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.
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.