October surprises and the false hope of the midterms
As Justice Brett Kavanaugh joins the US Supreme Court, a University of Melbourne expert explores whether a protest vote in the midterm elections is likely.
Searching for Democracy 2.0 without losing Democracy 1.0
A University of Melbourne expert says reimagining and protecting democracy, while charting a course between alarmism and complacency, needs new ways of thinking
US Midterms: What you need to know
A University of Melbourne guide to the upcoming 2018 midterm elections in the US, and what the potential outcomes could mean for the Trump presidency.
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
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
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.