US Presidential Elections
What happened in the US was Very Bad
A violent mob storming the US Capitol building was described as a ‘coup attempt’ but the fallout could be even greater, explains University of Melbourne expert.
What’s next for the Republicans after Trump?
A University of Melbourne expert says, for conservatives, there are five reasons to be concerned about Trump’s legacy, and another five to be optimistic about.
The legacy of Trump
A University of Melbourne expert says Donald Trump’s legacy will be the loss of faith in the office of the US president – both as a leader and an institution.
Trump or Biden: The implications for Asia
The US is more needed but less trusted in Asia; a University of Melbourne expert says Trump or Biden must work to restore America’s credibility in the region.
Will the next president restore American leadership in Asia?
Under Trump’s presidency, perceptions of the US in Asia have sunk to historic lows. A University of Melbourne expert asks if the US election could reverse this?
The battle for the racial future of America
Race divides US progressives and conservatives; a University of Melbourne expert says this presidential election is about race and racial inequality in America.
Dodging disease and death in the first US presidential debate
A University of Melbourne expert says the first US presidential debate didn’t have a winner but was a testimony to dire political discourse without compassion.
As the US elections near, global democracy is at stake
A University of Melbourne expert says the result of the US Elections will not just shape US democracy, but could diminish the very idea of democracy globally.
10 reasons why COVID-19 favours a Trump election victory
While Donald Trump has faced widespread criticism over his handling of COVID-19, a University of Melbourne experts says he may well prosper in the election.
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.