The art of opposition in Erdoğan’s Turkey
Turkey’s opposition is mobilising against authoritarianism by using the Government’s own laws to establish broad alliances, say University of Melbourne experts.
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
Rome’s Augustus and the allure of the strongman
The Roman emperor Augustus is often held up as a model statesman, but a University of Melbourne expert warns admirers should be careful what they wish for.
In praise of technocracy: Why Australia must imitate Singapore
Could the island state inspire Australia to try a promising new variant of government? Doug Hendrie makes the case in an extract from Meanjin, Spring 2015.