How members of America's two parties view the country – and its place in the world – might explain this phenomenon.
Women are swinging elections in the US and Australia in ways analysts have struggled to predict. Two recent studies can help explain.
Protestant fundamentalism was officially born in the United States in 1919, fueling a culture war that continues today.
Nuclear fusion may power post-carbon societies – but it won't save us from climate change.
Vehicle emissions and industrial facilities are contributing to climate change, but many conservatives don't believe it.
Conservatives worldwide favor carbon pricing, cap-and-trade systems and other innovative environmental plans – just not in the United States.
President Trump has said American Jews loyal to Israel should support the Republican Party. A scholar explains the historical tensions embedded in the anti-Semitic trope.
The theme of the conference is 'protect the future', an allusion to the culture wars that conservatives are waging against the left. There are fears this could include alt-right messages of hate.
If the strategy succeeds, the Tories could win a snap election with 40% of the vote.
The programs that Americans of all political stripes like to watch seem to be united by a common theme.
If the Conservative MP was really a spook, he wouldn't be the first to make the leap into parliament.
The government shutdown provided a short-term version of what some activists have long wanted: A government small enough so that you could 'drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.'
Many states are planning to introduce Bible literacy classes in schools. These classes have a long and acrimonious history.
The social polarisation over Brexit is pronounced and shows no sign of diminishing.
Maxime Bernier's new political party may be able to swipe some votes from the Conservatives. But it's going nowhere if he allows it to remain a conduit for xenophobia, nativism and white supremacy.
A Trump prophecy movement believes that his election was part of God's plan. This round up from our archives explains a fast- growing Christian movement and some others from the past.
President Trump has promised to protect religious liberty. But there was a time when evangelicals believed that a religion that needed protection from government had no reason to exist at all.
A scholar raised by leftist San Francisco parents in the 1970s ends up teaching in the heartland, where her students represent a very different kind of politics. What she learns from them is profound.
News Corp, Sky News and 2GB have contributed to the creeping 'Foxification' of Australian politics over the life of the Turnbull government.
Leading a party divided over Europe and unable to make her ideological mark, the prime minister is experiencing similar troubles to another Tory leader. But how will it end?