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.
Going beyond political borders to protect threatened animals
As a global community, we must work beyond our national borders to protect threatened species and maintain biodiversity say University of Melbourne experts.
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.
Renewing Democracy in a time of environmental crisis
Social researcher and author Dr Rebecca Huntley says renewing democracy is critical to dealing with climate change since we have little trust in our politicians
The upheavals of our time point to a transformational era and a pivotal period – order vs freedom, adaption vs nostalgia, says a University of Melbourne expert
Working class likely to deliver for Boris Johnson
UK election polls point to a likely decisive Conservative victory and a Brexit go-ahead, courtesy of the working class says a University of Melbourne expert.
Party promises and immigration policies
The main party’s manifestos in the UK general election tell us we're likely to see a turning point for immigration policy, says a University of Melbourne expert
How the UK is handling climate politics
Significant action to curb emissions has bipartisan support in the UK compared with a toxic debate in Australia; a University of Melbourne expert explains why
The sound and fury of Britain’s election
The United Kingdom is counting down to a truly unpredictable election; a University of Melbourne expert outlines the battle lines between the political parties.
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.