The idea that western values are 'Judeo-Christian' has been co-opted by the radical right to advance their anti-Islamic agenda.
With their different but equally conservative income tax policies, both Labour and National ask voters to consider their own appetite for risk.
Masks are widely recognized as a partisan issue in the United States, but an ongoing study of public opinion in Canada shows that they are becoming politicized here as well.
It is becoming clear that this election season, the Democratic Party will likely adopt a center-left agenda.
The first generation of spacefarers realised that Earth binds our planetary civilisation into a coherent whole. When, if ever, will politics catch up?
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.