A more egalitarian power structure is possible.
When no one in Mississippi wins a majority of votes in an election, the legislature chooses the winner. This has led to white men winning over and over.
Trump may find it harder to maintain support for his escalating tariffs on China if the US economy shows further signs of weakness.
The UK Online Harms White Paper outlines possible internet regulation measures, and Canada would do well to study its approach.
More than a third of Australians say they would prioritise a subscription for a video streaming service, such as Netflix, over a subscription for online news.
Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.
The lawmakers have proposed capping interest rates on consumer loans at 15%, but doing so may hurt some of the people it's aiming to protect.
Post-election riots in Jakarta prompted Indonesia to limit social media access. But this also hampers verified information from credible media reaching the public.
Growing fears of a US conflict with Iran show why the kind of unilateral sanctions the Trump administration imposed last year don't work.
Innovation and industry policy is receiving the least attention just when it may matter most to our economic future.
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
Here's how the coalition, Labor and the Greens stack up against the Paris targets.
As the rich get richer in India, many voters seem willing to overlook their everyday struggles, hoping that the trickle-down effect of a "business friendly" government will help the overall economy.
While the Treasury secretary says House Democrats lack a 'legitimate' reason for demanding Trump's tax returns, a former IRS attorney explains that the law says otherwise.
Just as America's highways, sewage systems and water pipes need fixing, so does the growing gap between rich and poor. Trump and the Democrats could use that money to address both.
Countries around the world are taking society's happiness and well-being into account when formulating policy. So, why is Australia so focused on economics as the sole marker of progress?
The US indicted WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for conspiring to hack into a government computer. But the prosecution of Assange may also pose a risk to the rights of journalists in the US.
Parish council elections are a vital part of democracy – so why are people put off getting involved?
The Coalition and Labor have outlined their plans for Indigenous health spending. There are some worthwhile pledges, but these policy promises could better reflect what our First Nations people need.
The drumbeat of data breaches and the growing problem of identity theft disproportionately harm low-income Americans.