Germany’s election at the negotiating table
After a knife-edge result in Germany’s Federal elections – three parties must now negotiate to form a coalition, say University of Melbourne experts.
Submarines and vaccines: France’s 2022 presidential elections
Why do French elections matter to Australia? Due to France’s commitment in the fraught geo-politics of the Indo-Pacific says a University of Melbourne expert.
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.
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 little bird didn’t tell me
The hack attack on Twitter was aimed at financial gain, but what happens when hacking turns political? University of Melbourne experts look at what is needed.
How COVID-19 is hitting some democracies harder than others
University of Melbourne research finds that COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on democracy worldwide, but some democracies are more resilient than others.
Five takeaways from Super Tuesday
A University of Melbourne expert says the race for the Democratic nomination in the US presidential nomination has narrowed after a surprising Super Tuesday.
How Putin is devising his exit plan
Proposed reforms weakening the Russian president's authority hints Vladimir Putin is considering life as an ex president, a University of Melbourne expert says
Fear and security swing Sri Lanka vote
Voters in Sri Lanka’s presidential election chose an authoritarian leader; a University of Melbourne expert says that could impact on the country's democracy.
The future of post-Brexit Britain
As Britain heads toward an election, University of Melbourne experts say Brexit has taken the focus off the long term, especially when it comes to trade.