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.
US trade policy after Trump
A University of Melbourne expert says even after Joe Biden's election, the politicisation of trade policy will continue – as well as American protectionism.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
A pandemic letter from an Aussie in the USA
How has the USA - one the world’s most inequitable health care systems - coped with COVID-19? A University of Melbourne expert says it provides a stark warning