The US grows hardly any tropical fruit. So why are politicians and political commentators saying the country is at risk of devolving into a banana republic?
Disinformation is a plague infecting all forms of media, but efforts abound to control it both here in Australia and around the world.
The re-introduction of an immigration detention bill could bring Australia into compliance with international human rights law.
There are hurdles in the way of Nigeria’s major opposition party’s presidential candidate for the 2023 elections.
Neoliberal is used as an insult in political circles, but in Australia, the philosophy is often used with mixed results by both parties
Women candidates in PNG often lack support and funding, but increasing women’s political participation could lead to more equality and greater democracy
What would moralists and realists say about the UK’s recent political turmoil?
Experts, and not those with deep pockets or connections, should be charged with making the decisions that affect us all
Despite some wins, the NSW premier faces multiplying challenges eight months from the next election
Recent incidents have been read as a campaign against Christians, but other religious groups feel they are targets too.
Homeless voters represent a diverse electoral group; can their numbers turn the tide in elections?
The stakes are too high for business as usual on the flagship program
The explicitly anti-democratic movement seems to have the ear of a major GOP donor – along with at least two GOP front-runners for the US Senate.
Four different female presidents led three Asian nations in recent decades. What does their legislative record tell us about the impact women leaders can have on women’s lives?
This week’s executions have reminded the world about what’s happening under the generals. It’s time for Australian policy to change
Vote buying compromises the quality of public leadership in Nigeria.
Crowdfunding has become a go-to means of raising money for political causes, but the monetary show of support can cause opponents to double down on their opposition.
The federal government needs a transparent, merit-based process for all public appointments
As a women’s rights activist, Nina Otero-Warren fought for the right for women to vote in New Mexico. Now, her image is featured on the US quarter.
The Russian president might claim to be confronting hate speech, but he is drawing on the ideas of anti-Semitic extremists