The 2022 election shows that the days of ‘parachuted in’ star power are over – voters want candidates with grassroots, says University of Melbourne expert
Fifty shades of teal
Independent “teal” candidates are shaking up the 2022 Australian election, but there are plenty of idiosyncrasies among them says University of Melbourne expert
Disconnect: Climate change and the Australian election
A University of Melbourne expert asks why the major parties are ignoring climate change pre-election if it's a top issue for the majority of Australian voters?
What we know about politics after 2021
The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic had a tangible impact on global democracy; University of Melbourne experts take look at what 2022 might have in store.
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.