More Jaw Jaw: Stopping North Korea going critical
As North Korea ramps up its nuclear weapons threat, Donald Trump says he's willing to talk; a University of Melbourne expert says diplomacy is the only answer.
Why is Russia still supporting Syria?
As the G7 puts pressure on Russia to cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, the University of Melbourne examines why Russia is still supporting Syria.
Are universities part of the populism problem?
Universities are key drivers of educated debate, so with democracy in crisis amid rising populism and inequality, what have they been doing and where do they ne
Four reasons Marine Le Pen probably won’t become French president
Le Pen is a leading candidate in the 2017 French presidential election but a number of factors, including corruption charges, mean she is unlikely to win.
The creeping influence of lobbyists in Washington
Draining the 'Washington swamp' of lobbyists was one of Donald Trump's core campaign pledges but since taking office he has increased their access and influence
Dutch election results are the opposite of Trump-like populism
The 2017 Dutch election can be viewed as a victory for democracy, with parties from across the political spectrum possible candidates for coalition government.
Four reasons to watch the Dutch Election
The 2017 Dutch election will test whether far-Right populist politics are gaining traction in Europe, with a Trump-like disruption possible.
President Trump: 10 reasons not to be afraid
President Trump will not have a completely clear run to do what he wants in Government – there are plenty of checks and balances to keep a rein on him.
Citizen Obama: The future of the past President
Barack Obama is leaving the White House, but it's unlikely we've seen the last of him. What will he do next to preserve and build on his presidential legacy?
Trump + Twitter: Unfettered honesty or unchecked vitriol?
Donald Trump uses Twitter avidly to set policy, but also attack his opponents. Whether he’ll be reined in when he moves into the White House is anyone's guess.