Here are three key areas the Democratic Party must reform if they're to fix fundamental problems revealed by the shock election result.
The US election has highlighted the waning influence of evidence-based journalism.
Donald Trump will soon have command of thousands of nuclear weapons. This presents a new and unknown threat to global security - and an urgent incentive for all states to ban nuclear weapons.
Trump's demagoguery took political discourse in America to a place where it lost contact with reality.
The outcome of this election may depend more on what we make of it than on what Trump and his advisers intend. Though daunting, the challenge is pregnant with possibilities.
The US election confirmed the death of an extraordinary economic era. Now, control of the next must be wrested from the emboldened nationalists.
World markets bounced back surprisingly quickly after Trump's election. Here are a few theories as to why.
A Trump presidency may not be all doom and gloom for Muslims. Yes, there is cause for concern but there is reason for optimism too.
Understandably, there is considerable global confusion, and some concern, as to just how Trump will govern.
Donald Trump has never held public office, but executive and global leadership are wholly interlinked so business offers some important lessons for the president-elect.
One of the messages coming out of Donald Trump's victory is that his supporters are rejecting the tolerance and cosmopolitanism of the past 30 years.
The United States under the leadership of Donald Trump is expected to pursue isolationist policies which could hurt Africa.
Many of the US’s current and mooted free trade negotiations are now dead in the water, but that doesn't mean it's game over for free trade.
Swinburne political scientist Bryan Cranton looks at why so many experts got the US Election so wrong
People around the world were shocked when Hillary Clinton, ahead in many polls, didn't end up the U.S.' president-elect. But that doesn't mean the polls themselves were wrong.
The media as an institution in the United States is in a deplorable condition, and President-elect Donald Trump has been the beneficiary of its failings.
Many pollsters are now eating humble pie.
It wasn't supposed to happen, but Trump's mastery of the dark arts was just too great.
After seeing the worst of American democracy, the outside world will have to adjust to a hugely unpredictable president.
Some might say that financial markets over-reacted to the Brexit vote and the market reaction to the US election is the same. But Brexit won't happen till 2019, a Trump victory has already happened.