Global markets are spooked - and with good reason.
Looking back over past US elections you can see how the terms of the economic debate have varied – as the solutions to past crises have set the groundwork for renewed instability.
If the Donald Trumps of the world want to find out how the masters of manufacturing elections work, they had better visit Zimbabwe before their internecine struggles close them down
A historian and biographer of J. Edgar Hoover answers questions on how FBI director James Comey is handling a position with a dark past.
In America's past, efforts by disadvantaged citizens to secure greater political influence have been met with violent repression.
Can Hillary Clinton, as a woman president, make a difference to Egyptian women? Her former views on democratisation in Egypt leave doubt int the minds of local observers.
President Obama is right to say it's very, very hard to rig an American election. That doesn't mean things always go to plan.
I like you, but won't 'like' you.
The idea that the United States can be run by business people in the same way they would run a corporation is the new political status quo.
Given the failure of British polls to predict the outcome of Brexit, is it possible Donald Trump could produce a surprise result of even greater proportions?
Some advice for Trump from Mexico, a place that knows something about contested elections: nobody likes a sore loser.
Did you know that if Donald Trump fails to win a single vote on Election Day, he could still be elected President? Bryan Cranston looks at the role of the "faithless Elector".
Nine states are deciding whether to legalize marijuana. Yet the drug's prohibition at the federal level has created an unstable financial environment for producers and retailers.
Inflation has been stubbornly low in Australia, and the RBA remains concerned about a high Australian dollar.
Donald Trump may lose his bid for the White House. But far more competent, grassroots politicians will line up to take his mantle.
Why American Hindus favour Donald Trump and neoliberal conservatism.
Ever wondered how the US president is actually elected? Here is a basic guide to the electoral college system.
The Trump circus has distracted from genuine scrutiny of Hillary Clinton's approach to global challenges if she becomes president - and the signs are not good.
How white Republicans and white Democrats feel about Muslims is influencing their candidate choice as well as willingness to vote in the 2016 election.
The US presidential debates have been largely silent on climate, but it wasn't always the case.