An analysis of social media troll activity during the 2016 election campaign shows that exposure to Russian propaganda may have helped change American minds in favor of Republican candidate Trump.
Charisma may be a necessary trait for getting elected – but it also discourages voters from independent moral deliberation about a potential leader's qualifications to govern.
Amid all the Mueller report uncertainty, one thing is clear: Donald Trump did some wildly improper things to win the presidency. So did Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, JFK and George W. Bush.
On the back of the Mueller investigation's apparent exoneration of the POTUS, here's another surprise.
The 'centre' has long been chasing the right on immigration politics.
Measuring Twitter bots' effects on the opinions of real people can yield surprising results about what makes them influential.
How do you know whether to trust a poll? Look carefully at how it was conducted – and examine your own biases.
Effective political campaigns use three main online strategies; research identifies which of them is most effective.
If Ontario's NDP and Liberals want to undermine Doug Ford's agenda, they'll need to learn from other centrist and left-wing politicians who have successfully challenged right-wing populism.
Retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is the author of one of the most controversial and scorned rulings in modern Court history: Citizens United. Is that condemnation undeserved?
As President Trump resumes an annual tradition of celebrating Ramadan, it provides a moment to remember that Islam has long been practiced in America.
Glover and hip-hop are reaching their apex at the same time, giving Glover an avenue to enter the ranks of creative geniuses. But does his race matter?
In the past, running for political office and being a mother were seemingly incompatible. A scholar of gender and politics explains why times are changing.
The likes of Madeleine Albright, Hillary Clinton and Michael Hayden are correctly issuing dire warnings about fascism under Trump. But what about their own actions?
The US Democratic Party has filed an unprecedented lawsuit against Russia for alleged hacking during the 2016 presidential campaign. The case contains lessons for Australian politicians.
The indictments issued against a company and 13 individuals show a determination to disrupt the presidential campaign, but there is no allegation of collusion with Donald Trump's team.
Thirteen Russians were charged Friday with using social media to interfere with the 2016 election. A media expert explains why this should not lead to government regulation of social media.
The psychologist proposes reason as a solution to all our problems, but telling people they must do something can backfire.
Yes, votes are cast based on many factors. But a new survey and analysis suggests that belief in fake news could have been decisive during the 2016 election.
Mounting evidence suggests we are so mesmerised by the theatre around Donald Trump that we have lost sight of how the US security establishment wields power.