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
Is our democracy broken?
What could the future hold for Australia's democracy? The University of Melbourne's McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership looks for leaders tackling the future
How does Australia manage population growth?
University of Melbourne expert Peter McDonald explains why, despite political commentary stating otherwise, Australia gets population planning right.
Brazil elections: Is democracy itself on the ballot?
With polarisation, intolerance and high levels of violence, a University of Melbourne expert says democracy itself is on the ballot in the Brazilian election.
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
Surviving Australian politics: 4 reforms to stop ousting leaders
Australian politics is looking more like reality TV's Survivor. A University of Melbourne expert looks at how to end the near-constant cycle of Canberra coups.
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
Can Prime Minister Khan really deliver a ‘new’ Pakistan?
Imran Khan's new role as Pakistani PM presents numerous challenges, including dealing with vote rigging accusations, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Q&A: The great British Brexit
Top resignations over the UK PM's Brexit approach has meant chaos for the government. We ask a University of Melbourne expert what it all means for Brexit?