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.
The danger of keeping quiet
In a speech at the University of Melbourne, the former of Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, explores the need for collaboration in global dealings with China
Why immigration wasn’t an issue in Canada’s election
Immigration wasn't an issue in Canada's election and a University of Melbourne expert argues that reflects explicit policy support compared to Australian unease
The thin line between fake and fact
The internet provides a forum for democracy in some Southeast Asian countries, but a University of Melbourne expert says it’s also become a tool for fake news.
Governments must support science, not self-interest
An ‘independent science quality assurance agency’ won't fix replication issues, but hinder attempts to improve science say University of Melbourne experts.