Whether they were motivated by enthusiasm or ire toward the candidates, the 2016 election captured the attention of US college and university students nationwide.
The term “meme” was coined in 1976. Today, these cultural artefacts have gone viral, and are redrawing the boundaries of acceptable political discourse.
While the full details of the much-anticipated Trump-Putin meeting are not yet known, it appears Donald Trump gained little while conceding much.
There are four key things Donald Trump’s election tells us about the state of journalism today.
Your guide to when to pay attention to them and when to beware.
The investigation is likely to end in one of two ways: the end of Donald Trump’s presidency, or the beginning of his second term.
Liberals who are counting down the days until Election Day 2020 may need to revise their math. Getting rid of a sitting president isn't easy to do.
A recent study from the Tisch College of Civil Life at Tufts looks at millennials' civic engagement – and finds some cause for concern in rural, suburban and urban areas.
Russian interference in the U.S. election is part of a bigger pattern, according to a former ambassador from Montenegro to NATO.
Americans are shocked Russia meddled in our election. But there are centuries of precedent – and, at times, it’s been the US meddling.
The 2016 election made clear that the Electoral College does not weigh votes from all states equally. A new analysis suggests the power of your vote is closely linked to voter turnout in your state.
American psychologists Nour Kteily and Emile Bruneaushow how some politicians appeal to those who demonise marginalised groups, and how those groups respond with intensified hostility.
Research on more than 50 government investigations reveals how partisanship can get in the way of finding answers we all agree on.
In a special Race to the White House episode, Brendon O'Connor and Tom Switzer talk with Emma Lancaster about Donald Trump's inaugural address.
Bots have not just been used in the US, but also in Australia, the UK, Germany, Syria and China. To what extent – and how – are they affecting political discourse?
The prospect of foreign hackers interfering with democracy is not just an American story. It could happen in Australia too, and we need to guard against it.
An address that's normally a call for unity instead mirrored the rhetoric of his campaign: unfocused, contradictory and divisive.
On the face of it, our democratic values are in trouble. But we should be hopeful about the power of protest.
A scholar of presidential power looks at personality, rationality and the institution of the presidency for clues about what the incoming administration can accomplish.
Third-party candidates often claim they bring out new voters. Is it true?