The 2020 US election could set a record for ugliness and division. Two previous elections provide important context for what that division can mean.
Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.
Collaborations between the government, communities, and social media platforms are essential to establish a successful national digital literacy movement
Providing the first empirical analysis of the court's performance in high-profile cases between 2004 and 2016, our research indicates that its independence from the government remains intact.
Post-election riots in Jakarta prompted Indonesia to limit social media access. But this also hampers verified information from credible media reaching the public.
Modi has been given an overwhelming mandate to continue his reform agenda in India, but he faces many challenges in his second term as prime minister.
Plenty of services use AI to study your behaviour to suggest new things to you. So could such a tool help you decide how to vote?
Jokowi's challenger, Prabowo Subianto, has vowed to contest the result and urged his supporters to the streets – and that win him leverage in the new administration.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been burnishing his religious credentials ahead of this week's election. Will it be enough to beat an old rival, the firebrand populist Prabowo Subianto?
Scott Morrison has called the election for May 18. Labor remains the campaign favourite, having had a long-term consistent lead in the polls.
Knowledge is important to produce informed policy, but an understanding of people is also vital in a democracy. And that requires listening – to all sectors of society, not only elites and lobbyists.
Facebook has finally taken action on accounts spreading fake news on its platform.
Recent polling indicates that no one party will be able to win a majority government in the upcoming NSW election, with Labor needing to gain six seats to deprive the Coalition from a victory.
The rupiah exchange rate will remain stable at around Rp14,000 per US dollar in the near future. There are at least three key reasons supporting this prediction.
Prabowo Subianto spoke in normative terms and failed to criticise Joko Widodo's work.
Research in Indonesia shows that people's age, education levels and gender do not determine their likelihood to share fake news. Internet spending does.
China is keen to invest in Indonesia's infrastructure. But before signing any new, Indonesia must be certain that new physical infrastructures financed with debt will not be in vain
Even though almost impossible to achieve, the goal of national rice self-sufficiency remains deeply ingrained in Indonesia's national psyche.
President Emmanuel Macron has presented himself as a defender of the liberal order against the rising tide of right-wing populism. But he can't lead Europe while mass protests have France in crisis.
Democracies survive if political norms and traditions are upheld. So the recent actions of GOP legislators in Wisconsin and other states to hamstring incoming Democrats put democracy at risk.