Whose fake news?
We chat to Washington Post op-ed columnist Dana Milbank about fake news, Russian Hackers and the ethics of Wikileaks.
Political thinker John Keane on the rise of corrupt political regimes that employ democratic rhetoric, social media and economic growth to win over the public.
What’s wrong with Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly?
The installation of a new Constituent Assembly in Venezuela may, on the surface, appear democratic but is anything but, argues a University of Melbourne expert.
Corruption and Australia’s Parliament
This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the issue of corruption in Australian politics, and whether a new watchdog is needed.
Trump and the decline of the virtuous presidency
The Founding Fathers' ideals for the office of President included dignity and virtue; Donald Trump doesn't uphold these, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Should the EU be considered a model for ASEAN?
As the EU and ASEAN celebrate 40 years of relations, the University of Melbourne looks at whether ASEAN should look to the EU as a role model of integration?
Why British Labour voters stayed true to their roots
The UK Conservative Party failed to woo the working class in the north of England who voted to 'leave' in Brexit. A University of Melbourne expert explains why.
France clearly ‘On the Move’
Macron's En Marche! won an overall majority in the French legislative election but will still face challenges in government, says the University of Melbourne.
Donald Trump and the uneasy alliance
The Trump administration's split between Steve Bannon's 'alt-right' and the more moderate Jared Kushner is causing a rift, says a University of Melbourne expert
Uncertainty in the UK
The British electorate has rejected Theresa May and the Tories, making a no-deal outcome in Brexit talks more likely, says a University of Melbourne expert.