Differences of opinion are the lifeblood of universities and essential to advancing knowledge. But some universities are giving in to intimidation by cancelling events with controversial speakers.
While minor right-wing parties are advancing specific policy agendas, Australia's major right-of-centre force appears to be grappling with internal divisions about its policy direction.
Calls for civil resistance against the rise of right-wing populism have emerged. But political activism is more than taking to the streets.
Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives joins a crowded field battling for the relatively small right-of-centre vote.
The high profile attack will polarise an already strained political debate in Germany.
The leader of the Dutch Freedom Party was found guilty of insulting a group of people inciting discrimination.
The misconceived perception that decisions made by a few elites are good for all could potentially foment resentment by ordinary African citizens against regionalism.
An academic who has studied the American far right explores whether the alt-right can become a sustained political force.
Younger evangelicals have a very different view of their faith.Their perspective on issues such as immigration and economic inequality differs widely from that of the religious right.