How the toxic went mainstream
By use of social media, including memes, ideologies of hate are gaining currency. A University of Melbourne expert examines how hate speech became the everyday
Q&A: Talking to kids about the bad things that happen
As Victoria remembers Sisto Malaspina – killed in the Melbourne terror attack– a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to talk to kids about terrorism.
What kind of rear window into encryption do the Five Eyes want?
As the government plans to force tech firms to decrypt messages to help "thwart" terrorism, University of Melbourne experts say it could make us more vulnerable
The reality of terrorism: Old and new
Following the terror attacks in London and Manchester, a University of Melbourne expert looks at how terrorism has changed, and if it's changed that much.
The British election: After the terror
UK voters go to the polls after two terrorist attacks, in Manchester and London. University of Melbourne experts look at the impact on the democratic process.
Trump, Clinton and the politics of 9/11
Donald Trump exploits the fact he was in New York when thousands died in the Twin Towers, while Hillary Clinton is a foreign policy hawk keen to show her wares.
The deadly Nice attack shows there is a simmering discontent in the country that makes France a fertile ground for terrorism.
Taking a clear-eyed look
Seeing Islamic terrorism as a transnational ideological movement, rather than focussing on individual attacks, will help the West better respond to the threat.
Strong values and resilience will beat terrorism
The Paris attacks show only a combined effort across all levels – and our democratic values – can defeat the uncertainties and risks global terrorism brings.
Don’t rush in, think about the bigger picture
A robust military response to the Paris attacks must be rejected for a broader solution to the refugee crisis across the Middle East.