State of play for Democrat hopefuls
The Iowa and New Hampshire caucuses have left Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg as the frontrunners ... for now.
Combating gender-based violence
Examining the similarities and differences between Australian and Brazilian policies towards gender-based violence.
Primed for the US primaries
The long, hard slog to decide the US presidential nominees is about to begin.
Episode 7: Far Right, All Wrong
The internet’s a great place to meet like-minded people… even for far-right extremists. Monash experts reflect on the implications for society if right wing extremism is allowed to grow unchecked.
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.
Paul Strangio reflects on the ‘immense political legacy’ of his friend and former Victorian premier, John Cain.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After the Kerch Strait – what?
Russia's aggression against Ukraine, in full view of the international community, signals a new level of readiness to challenge the world to respond.
Return to White Australia? Surveys say no
The calls for bans on Muslim and, more recently, African immigration aren't supported by the majority of Australians.
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.
Rebuilding the Liberal Party from the ground up
It's a mess and has lost its way in the modern political and social landscape. Nothing short of a complete rebuild can save it.
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.
The battle for Batman
Is the climate right for the Greens to finally win the seat they came so close to winning in recent elections?
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Senior Lecturer, Spanish & Latin American Studies
Senior Research Fellow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Emeritus Professor of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences
Manager of the Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre
PhD candidate, School of Social Sciences
Professor of Criminology
Professor, Ukrainian Studies
Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics
Professor of Sociology
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, Law
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and Global Terrorism Research Centre (GTReC)
Associate professor, politics and international relations
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Arts
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Arts
Assistant Lecturer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
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