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  1. 4 December 2023 - Humanities

    Banning the Nazi salute is one thing, let’s talk about the consequences

    Neo-Nazis feed on fear and controversy, and their response to new Australian laws banning their symbols is hard to predict, says a University of Melbourne exper

  2. 16 January 2017 - Public Affairs

    Citizen Obama: The future of the past President

    Barack Obama is leaving the White House, but it's unlikely it's last of him. A University of Melbourne explores what's next in his US presidential legacy.

  3. 11 January 2017 - Public Affairs

    Trump + Twitter: Unfettered honesty or unchecked vitriol?

    Donald Trump uses Twitter avidly to set policy, but also attack his opponents. Whether he’ll be reined in when he moves into the White House is anyone's guess.

  4. 10 November 2016 - Public Affairs

    How the unfit triumphed over the uninspiring

    Hillary Clinton lost because she didn’t promise any real change. A University of Melbourne experts says people had grown weary of her progressive platitudes.

  5. 9 November 2016 - Public Affairs

    New world order: Trump’s foreign policy

    President-elect Donald Trump has indicated almost everything on US foreign policy is open to re-negotiation, says University of Melbourne expert.

  6. Podcast1 November 2016 - The Policy Shop

    The US Election is a policy-free zone

    Policy issues make up less than nine per cent of media coverage and the presidential qualifications account for even less says University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 21 October 2016 - Public Affairs

    Why Americans won’t vote for Trump or Clinton

    The US electoral system is stacked against third party candidates, but they are giving voice to widespread voter disaffection that neither main party can ignore

  8. 21 October 2016 - Public Affairs

    Debate trilogy: From the mad to the bad to the crazy

    The three divisive Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton debates in the 2016 Presidential campaign shows the diverse and wondrous perplexity of United States politics.

  9. 20 October 2016 - Public Affairs

    Debate 3: Trump turns to language of advertising

    The third 2016 US Presidential debate featured some policy discussion amid Donald Trump's appeal to voter insecurities says University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 11 October 2016 - Public Affairs

    Why Trump is like the Terminator

    Just like the movie character Terminator, Donald Trump is still standing in the Presidential race despite the hammer blows he’s taken to his reputation.