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2020 US Presidential Election

  1. 7 January 2021 - Humanities

    What happened in the US was Very Bad

    A violent mob storming the US Capitol building was described as a ‘coup attempt’ but the fallout could be even greater, explains University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 10 November 2020 - Public Affairs

    What’s next for the Republicans after Trump?

    A University of Melbourne expert says, for conservatives, there are five reasons to be concerned about Trump’s legacy, and another five to be optimistic about.

  3. 4 November 2020 - Public Affairs

    The legacy of Trump

    A University of Melbourne expert says Donald Trump’s legacy will be the loss of faith in the office of the US president – both as a leader and an institution.

  4. 27 October 2020 - Public Affairs

    Trump or Biden: The implications for Asia

    The US is more needed but less trusted in Asia; a University of Melbourne expert says Trump or Biden must work to restore America’s credibility in the region.

  5. 20 October 2020 - Public Affairs

    Will the next president restore American leadership in Asia?

    Under Trump’s presidency, perceptions of the US in Asia have sunk to historic lows. A University of Melbourne expert asks if the US election could reverse this?

  6. 14 October 2020 - Humanities

    The battle for the racial future of America

    Race divides US progressives and conservatives; a University of Melbourne expert says this presidential election is about race and racial inequality in America.

  7. 1 October 2020 - Public Affairs

    Dodging disease and death in the first US presidential debate

    A University of Melbourne expert says the first US presidential debate didn’t have a winner but was a testimony to dire political discourse without compassion.

  8. 15 September 2020 - Politics & Society

    As the US elections near, global democracy is at stake

    A University of Melbourne expert says the result of the US Elections will not just shape US democracy, but could diminish the very idea of democracy globally.

  9. 29 April 2020 - Public Affairs

    10 reasons why COVID-19 favours a Trump election victory

    While Donald Trump has faced widespread criticism over his handling of COVID-19, a University of Melbourne experts says he may well prosper in the election.

  10. 5 March 2020 - Public Affairs

    Five takeaways from Super Tuesday

    A University of Melbourne expert says the race for the Democratic nomination in the US presidential nomination has narrowed after a surprising Super Tuesday.