Why are women and people of colour under-represented in politics? Part of the problem is strategic discrimination, or concern about other people's biases.
Complaints stated that family shows like Britain's Got Talent shouldn't be political. However, the problem is much more complex and sinister than simple politics
Americans are mad – fist-fighting, protesting mad. And that's just how politicians want voters in election season. But the popular anger stoked by candidates doesn't just dissipate after the campaign.
A political science scholar explains how political beliefs inform the way we process scientific information.
A survey examines how the college experience changes – or doesn't change – students' political views.
Jacinda Ardern's command of social media and her celebrity-level engagement rates make her a formidable campaigner in the digital age.
Beyond the struggle for land and water, new triggers of conflict between farmers and herders have emerged in northern Nigeria.
Changing the voting age from 18 would allow more young citizens to make voting a habit before they lose interest in politics.
The woeful record of populist governments in dealing with COVID-19 is unlikely to convince voters New Zealand should emulate them.
Politicians argue conventional campaigning is still important ahead of NZ's rescheduled 17 October election. But voter behaviour has moved on since the days of door-knocking and kissing babies.
Small groups of fringe activists pushing online disinformation are a growing threat to Australian democracy.
Being 'Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition" during a pandemic is challenging, and the risks of getting it wrong are very high.
My research explores how fisheries minister Susi Pudjiastuti was left out of Jokowi's new cabinet. Her harsh managerial style alienated many parties and a coalition rose to oust her from office.
Delaying the election would be a balancing act between public health and political calculation.
Two researchers viewed all the television series featuring a woman presidential figure, and a remarkably consistent pattern emerged: ambitious fictional female politicians ended up being bad leaders.
As workplace meetings move from offices to living rooms in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, what people say – absent nonverbal communication – is more important than ever.
The author's novels, famous for their bleakly sociopathic depiction of American culture, testify to the insanity and abusiveness that surround us.
Recent history shows politicians should think twice before using refugees and asylum seekers for electoral gain.
As the adult children of baby boomers start inheriting their parents' wealth, it's time we looked seriously at taxing this unearned income.
With the polls showing a clear trend to the left, are we also witnessing a fundamental shift in the way New Zealand governments are formed?