Global cooperation is essential if climate action is to be effective, amid the right-wing onslaught against multilateralism.
Understanding moderate politics can help us navigate the extremes of the current age.
It planted the seeds of the tea party and the Trump administration.
Many tech titans say they can self-regulate online hate speech and extremism with artificial intelligence, but can they?
Journalists should mind their language.
Britain is experiencing a moment of great cultural tension. The US president isn't helping.
In government with the Five Star Movement, the radical politician's Lega is going from strength to strength.
#FreeTommy protests depict the founder of the English Defence League as a hero. But his sentencing had nothing to do with the right to protest.
Beitar Jerusalem has always attracted the outsiders, the oppressed and the victimized – Israel's 'forgotten Jews.'
The latest report from the Committee for Economic Development of Australia points to shifting global winds on globalisation and free trade. What can Australia do to continue to weather the storm?
Differences of opinion are the lifeblood of universities and essential to advancing knowledge. But some universities are giving in to intimidation by cancelling events with controversial speakers.
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.
Calls for civil resistance against the rise of right-wing populism have emerged. But political activism is more than taking to the streets.
Cory Bernardi's Australian Conservatives joins a crowded field battling for the relatively small right-of-centre vote.
The high profile attack will polarise an already strained political debate in Germany.
The leader of the Dutch Freedom Party was found guilty of insulting a group of people inciting discrimination.
The misconceived perception that decisions made by a few elites are good for all could potentially foment resentment by ordinary African citizens against regionalism.
An academic who has studied the American far right explores whether the alt-right can become a sustained political force.
Younger evangelicals have a very different view of their faith.Their perspective on issues such as immigration and economic inequality differs widely from that of the religious right.