European Union: is this the end?
Brexit and the 'yellow vest' protests in Paris are symptoms of a growing discontent among people economically abandoned by globalisation.
US midterm elections: the houses divided
Although the Republicans retained control of the Senate, indications are that it's the Democrats who'll prove the bigger winners.
Do as I say, not as I do: hypocrisy in schools
As adults in the school community, we need to ensure we align our behaviour with our expectations of students.
US midterm elections: the mess that trails Donald Trump is likely to leave the houses divided
US President Donald Trump’s job remains secure, but the electoral fates of many of his congressional allies are at stake.
Traditional masculinity is evolving – and young working-class men are leading the charge
Traditional masculinity is evolving, and young working-class men are leading the charge, despite the toxic attitudes of powerful men such as Donald Trump.
ABC crisis: where to from here for our national broadcaster?
The national broadcaster has lost its strategic direction amid bogus allegations of bias and shameful mismanagement by government and the board.
Despite the rhetoric, Greece's woes look to be far from over
Greece Prime Minister Alex Tsipras has declared that the country is back on its feet, but the numbers indicate its problems are far from over.
Trade wars: Trump versus China means picking sides
There can be no middle road in the trade war between China and the United States. Soon we will have to choose one side or the other.
An eye for the big picture
From his office high above the New York business district, Paul Sheard closely scrutinises the global economy. And he’s never seen anything like what’s unfolding now.
A voice for common values
He’s gone on to become one of Malaysia’s most influential figures, but Tan Sri Dr Michael Yeoh still holds fond memories from his Monash days.
Financial illiteracy and the perils of the credit debt trap
The credit debt trap is a honey pot for financial institutions, and that becomes a problem mostly for the poor, says John Vaz.
The fight to keep it real: ABC cuts another blow to independent journalism
Further cuts to the ABC, suppression orders and anti-terror and surveillance laws are making it increasingly difficult for independent journalism to thrive.
Clive Palmer has a Trump-style slogan, but is no sure bet to return to parliament
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.
US and North Korea – for the President, nothing trumps Trump
The US President's actions show he's more concerned with stroking his ego than pursuing his nation's best interests.
Beyond bogan: what happened to Australia’s working class?
Once seen as shapers of national identity, these days they're thought of as little more than disadvantaged. What changed?
Roseanne's implosion: when art, freedom of speech and social media collide
ABC's cancellation of the hit reboot Roseanne because of its star's racist tweet raises complex questions about freedom of speech and the line between public and private selves.
A denuclearised Korean peninsula? Not quite yet
North Korea's leadership will never relinquish all of its nuclear capacity and the United States is dreaming if it thinks it will, writes Andy Jackson.
2018 federal budget: tax splash as Treasurer Scott Morrison shows us the money
Scott Morrison's 2018 federal budget is aimed at winning back middle Australia, with 10 million workers set to receive tax refunds worth up to $530.
Making sense of what is going on in the world, with a guiding hand from Marcel Gauchet
All the framework used to make sense of the world's problems no longer seems to account for what we experience today.
Confirmation bias: I believe, therefore it's true
Stirring controversy can lead to a reinforcement of deep-seated values, and hinder progress.
Move over Canada and EU, Australia is best-placed to benefit in the US-China trade tug-of-war
The US-China stand-off gives Australia the unprecedented chance to expand its economic footprint.
Why China is a leader in intellectual property (and what the US has to do with it)
China's intellectual property success grew through the government's requirement of foreign businesses to partner with local firms and transfer skills.
Unlocking the fear and myths around 'African gangs' in Melbourne
A moral panic and sensationalist media reporting demonstrates how rhetoric can promote fear and intolerance.
Barracking, sheilas and shouts: how the Irish influenced Australian English
Irish influence on Australian English is much like the influence of the Irish on Australians themselves — less than you’d expect on the surface, but everywhere once you start looking.
Associate Professor of Human Geography and Editor-in-Chief of Migration Studies
Professor of Sociology
Alice De Jonge
Law and Tax Expert
Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Senior lecturer, Korean Studies Programme
Senior Lecturer, Politics & International Relations
Senior Lecturer, Politics & International Relations
Senior Lecturer, Spanish & Latin American Studies
Director, Climate Change Communication Research Hub
Giovanni Di Lieto
Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Lecturer in linguistics
Director of the Centre for Gender, Peace and Security
Associate Professor, Education
Lecturer, School of Physics and Astronomy
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
PhD candidate, School of Social Sciences
Senior lecturer, banking and finance
Professor of Linguistics
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).
Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, Journalism
Associate Professor, School of Media, Film and Television
Martijn Van der Kamp
Teaching Fellow, Monash Business School
Senior Lecturer, History
Deputy director of Monash University’s European and EU Centre
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Senior Lecturer in Education
Associate Professor, Law
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Jean Monnet Chair in Politics and Economics, Monash University
Deputy Dean, Leadership and Executive Education, Monash Business School
Professor of economics and Deputy Dean (Academic Resourcing)
Professor, Law Resources
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Professor of Chemistry Education, Faculty of Science
Deputy Research Director, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences