Eyes on the prize
President Trump's foreign policy manoeuvres show that the 2020 elections are increasingly on his mind.
Your turn Facebook, Google
Until the two giants change, Twitter's political ad ban will have little effect on elections around the globe.
A dog's Brexit
As Boris Johnson's tactics cause deep rifts within the Conservative Party, the UK faces a Brexit of radical conservatism – and plenty of risks.
Better candidates than BoJo
If Boris Johnson becomes British PM, the most likely outcome is a no-deal Brexit leavened with the rhetoric of past and future glories of the UK.
Facebook: the troubled teen
The social media giant has turned 15, but its growing pains continue.
Forgotten people strike back
Brexit and the 'yellow vest' protests in Paris are symptoms of a growing discontent among people economically abandoned by globalisation.
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.
Order in the house
Anna Burke has represented unions and employers, contested (and won) six federal elections, and made politicians of all stripes behave in her role as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Palmer's political populism push
Clive Palmer believes he can recapture the magic that saw him elected to Parliament in 2013, but what his new party – and others on the right – needs is more discipline.
Where to now for Melbourne City Council?
Melbourne’s defective city democracy is on show again with an election for lord mayor following the forced resignation of Robert Doyle.
Putin on the glitz
Vladimir Putin focused on revived Russian pride in the lead-up to his unsurprising re-election for a fourth presidential term.
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Arts
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Arts
Senior Research Fellow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Assistant Lecturer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
PhD candidate, School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism