Research suggests people intuitively draw a distinction between what is known and what is believed. Recognizing the difference can help in ideological disagreements.
The extent to which schools foster political deliberation, engagement, understanding and empathy has far-reaching implications for our democracy.
In order to address a warming planet over the medium and long-term, climate policy must be designed to be adaptable and indeed attractive to those across the political spectrum.
The midterm elections have put America's political divide front and center, increasingly invading the work space and stressing out employees.
The victory of a Democratic Socialist in a New York primary will not lead to the dictatorship of the proletariat. It's an incremental addition to the long history of moderate socialism in the US.
Conservatives are often critical of 'identity politics' for silencing dissenting views. But on ABC's Q&A on Monday night Malcolm Turnbull presented a very narrow vision of national identity.
Some people may think it's the duty of their MP to vote in the way they do. But political theory shows this doesn't work.
Europeans are, on average, more likely than Americans to say they fear climate change. What explains the gap?
The anti-fascist movement, or 'antifa', has undergone more of an evolution of progressive militancy than a birth.
Making self-interest seem normal and a commitment to fairness an elite aberration has been a long-term project.
There has been much attention paid to the widespread resurgence of populism. Restorationism in Western democracies is a subset of this.
Malcolm Turnbull's claim that Robert Menzies' party was meant to be one of the 'sensible centre' has some validity – but it may also be that that centre has shifted significantly, too.
Kenya must address the problem of tribalism and ethnic violence. To do this leaders must critically examine the concept of political ideology.
Both attack the status-quo, but for entirely different reasons.
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.
Are we in a race against climate change? Or is it a war? How does thinking of the past or the future affect your support for the science? Researchers are learning how metaphors and context matter.
Sky News Australia has two personalities: straight-down-the-line news service during day; right-wing warrior mouthpiece at night.
Companies historically have avoided taking stands on contentious issues, but new research suggests consumers punish businesses that don't stand up for their core values.
Truth’s victory over hate propaganda is neither automatic nor preordained. It requires a commitment to equal rights and norms of tolerance.
Shifts in southeast Asian countries' political leadership has led to another worrying region-wide shift: away from liberalism.