When the truth goes up in flames
The catastrophic bushfires have highlighted the connection between threats to the natural environment and the media environment, through which misinformation is spreading at a disturbing rate.
Whatever the outcome of the bid to remove Donald Trump from office, it won't be easy to restore faith in the integrity of US political processes.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Metaphors be with you
President Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is more symbol than substance – just like Reagan's Star Wars program.
US midterms: the houses divided
Although the Republicans retained control of the Senate, indications are that it's the Democrats who'll prove the bigger winners.
Trump's messy trail
US President Donald Trump’s job remains secure, but the electoral fates of many of his congressional allies are at stake.
Ten things you may not know about women and liberty
The early modern era was a period of domination, oppression, and subjugation; it was also a period of resistance, criticism, and feminist protest.
Fans of a more open China should welcome the devalued yuan
In May 2015 the IMF recognised that China’s yuan was no longer undervalued for the first time in more than a decade – a statement which contradicted the US Treasury Department’s assessment published just a month previously which said the...
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Alice De Jonge
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Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
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