The Clintons have assembled a globally influential humanitarian behemoth. But is it just a colossal liability?
It's always tempting to chalk political disagreements up to intelligence – but we have to resist.
The value of democracy needs to be restated and defended, rather than presumed. In doing so, there is value in adopting a more tempered stance, one that understands its worth but also its flaws.
Has the US's apparently invincible populist demagogue finally hit an iceberg?
Income inequality and political polarization have both surged in recent decades and are the worst they've ever been. Is one causing the other?
Aristotle would laugh at Donald Trump – but despite breaking millennia-old rules of political speech, he's still storming ahead. Why?
When a woman takes power and dares to raise her voice, the response is all too telling.
Bernie Sanders may have endorsed Hillary Clinton, but politics as usual has had its day. It's time for progressivism to move fast.
The Republicans' nominee has opened up a huge lead over Hillary Clinton among white voters – but that may not mean much in the end.
Anyone who still dismisses Donald Trump as a ludicrous amateur should now realise just how dangerous he is.
Previous efforts to cement national cohesion offer a model but also, says a historian, a warning.
Donald Trump runs his campaign like reality television – high on emotion, low on substance. But that is the key to his appeal to many disenfranchised Americans.
Mobilising and organising large numbers of voters makes for a powerful political force, and as a tool for change in democracies. Its use is not limited to 'elites'.
Plagiarism in public life is an ugly slight upon the intelligence and the trust of an audience.
With prospective first lady Melania Trump accused of plagiarising Michelle Obama, the Republicans are off to a predictably rocky start.
After a year of trying to bring him down, the Republican Party will rally behind Donald Trump this week – sort of.
To understand how Australia's political uncertainty is being seen elsewhere, we reconvened our panel of experts from the UK, US, Indonesia and NZ to respond to the election results.
For a while, Bernie Sanders looked he really could be David to Hillary Clinton's Goliath. He lost, but his legacy will live on.
The world is simply a much scarier and more uncertain place than it was in 1996. How does the new Independence Day film deal with this?
Experts in the UK, US, India, Indonesia and NZ explain how Australia's election is playing out abroad and what's at stake for our neighbours and allies.