Episode 8: What's Rightfully Ours
Fear is often a key driver of right wing extremists. In this episode we explore why reaching out to those on the fringes of extremism could help them change direction.
(Not) Another face in the crowd
New facial recognition technology is justifiably raising fears for the end of privacy as we know it.
Your turn Facebook, Google
Until the two giants change, Twitter's political ad ban will have little effect on elections around the globe.
The political pain in Spain
Spaniards are returning to the polls for the fourth time in four years, with yet another stalemate the likely result.
Music production platform a game-changer
From Duran Duran music videos to corporate films, two Monash marketing graduates have revolutionised the global video production business.
Despite its high cost, many newsrooms have retained their investigative teams while cutting editors, photographers, artists and general reporting staff.
A society shaped by discontents
The contributions of convicts to Australia's progressive political traditions have been largely and unfairly forgotten.
Who's in charge of Britain?
Is there still such a thing as “the British people” in the singular? The deep divisions on Brexit highlight a case of the revolution eating itself.
Reinventing how the public service works
Public servants are eager to become innovative public problem-solvers, but their leaders are standing in their way.
The ACCC Digital Platforms Report recommends several ways to revive journalism in the social media age, including A$50m in direct grants to local news services.
Smart machines, numb humans
Will the rise of algorithmic decision-making and AI threaten the essential elements of being human?
Social media platforms have an incentive to promote whatever gets the most attention, regardless of its authenticity, but we're more reluctant to admit that the same is true of people.
Australia's civil liberty threat
The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.
The crimes of obedience
What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?
Defying the polls
Political science explains three reasons why the Coalition won the 2019 federal election.
'New low' for journalism?
Lack of scrutiny of the Coalition, a barrage of criticism aimed at Labor; News Corp's coverage of the election campaign has been the definition of partisan.
Amid the Brexit mess, Britain needs the Commonwealth and Australia like no time since World War II.
Juries: trial and error?
A hung jury doesn't necessarily undermine a verdict in a subsequent trial – it more likely means some of the jurors from the first trial agreed with the final verdict.
Sketches of Spain
More than mere stories, Spanish crime fiction has offered insights into the country's shadowy recent history.
Soccer's human rights test
FIFA can act quickly and decisively for its sponsors. Now it must act for the human rights of one of its footballers.
Graduate incomes not worth the focus
We should keep in mind that education is valuable beyond graduate earning capacity, and that what a student learns during their education can have little to do with why they earn more.
Advancing artificial intelligence
The challenge is to integrate AI into our society just like we’ve done with other valuable but dangerous technologies in the past, like electricity and cars.
For the Donald, nothing trumps Trump
The US President's actions show he's more concerned with stroking his ego than pursuing his nation's best interests.
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.
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Senior Lecturer, Spanish & Latin American Studies
Senior Research Fellow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, Law Resources
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, Journalism
Senior Lecturer, History
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Senior Lecturer in Education
Research Associate, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Deputy Dean, Leadership and Executive Education, Monash Business School
Interim Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI)
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Professor, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Associate Professor, Communications and Media Studies
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor of Criminology
Senior Lecturer, Spanish and Latin American Studies
Professor, Law Resources
Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, Faculty of Information Technology
Dean, Faculty of Law
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Professor of Criminology, Dean of Arts
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations
Adjunct professor of law
Associate Professor, Education
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, Law
Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre