A political watershed for Mexico?
The Mexican election on July 1 could change the country's entire government, according to a University of Melbourne expert.
Is denuclearisation the ‘right’ goal for the US-North Korea Summit?
Ahead of the US-North Korea summit, a University of Melbourne expert asks whether the wellbeing of the people should be the focus, rather than denuclearisation.
Is democracy dying before our eyes?
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast Yascha Mounk from Harvard considers the rise of populism and the future of democracy.
What comes after America’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal?
Two University of Melbourne experts debate President Trump's move to withdraw the US from the nuclear deal with Iran; is it reckless or tactical foreign policy?
The Inter-Korean Summit: Why now?
North Korea has achieved its goal of becoming a nuclear state, strengthening its position in talks with the South, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Sorting fact from fiction in a post-truth world
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast features cognitive psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky on why we believe fake news.
Why fake news is anything but new
Fake news is not new; news has been falsified from its earliest days when ballads conveyed it to the masses, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Could personal insults trigger war?
University of Melbourne research finds US President Donald Trump's insult trading with North Korea indicates an erratic response to rising nuclear threat levels
Trump and the Rocket Man’s ‘North Korea First’ policy
A University of Melbourne expert says Donald Trump re-iterating "America First" will cause conflict as Kim Jong-un puts "North Korea First" in response.
Whose fake news?
We chat to Washington Post op-ed columnist Dana Milbank about fake news, Russian Hackers and the ethics of Wikileaks.