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What we are already hearing today from those leading the “no” campaign is an echo chamber of Trumpist sentiments for his supporters and acolytes in Australia.
New research finds Australian listeners value news podcasts for enabling them to better participate in democratic life.
In this podcast, Michelle chats with Bruce Wolpe about the prospect of second Trump term, and what implications that will have for Australia
Former U.S. president Donald Trump at a campaign event in Manchester, N.H on April 27, 2023.
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The Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Congress means Trump’s European allies need to carefully gauge their support for him.
Supporters listen to former President Donald Trump at the CPAC meeting in Maryland in March 2023.
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A scholar of extremism attended the CPAC meeting in March, in part to try to understand political polarization, and only saw signs of a worsening divide.
President Biden has moved the US back into a leadership position at COP.
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Joe Biden’s move away from Trump’s isolationist policy has won some support from the public, and Congress.
Republican supporters pray before a Donald Trump “Save America” rally on September 23, 2022, in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Republicans and democrats alike have accused each other of threatening the foundations of democracy. How legitimate are these fears?
Many populist politicians do better in elections than polling suggests they will.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro has done better than expected in the first round of Brazil’s presidential election. An expert discusses why populism gets votes.
A Department of Justice photo shows of documents seized during its Mar-a-Lago search.
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A government filing on August 30, 2022, alleges that efforts were likely taken “to obstruct the government’s investigation” into classified documents held at Donald Trump’s Florida home.
Leaders such as Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban and former US president Donald Trump have taken measures that undermine democracy, an expert argues.
China is challenging the idea of democracy, but western leaders are eroding democratic rights too.
The seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is seen outside of its headquarters in Washington, DC on August 15, 2022.
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A search warrant expert breaks down the affidavit the FBI used to search Mar-a-Lago, and the national security concerns it presents.
Mar-a-Lago is shown on Aug. 16, 2022, a week after the FBI’s raid.
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Trump’s lawsuit against the FBI has been criticized as baseless. But it spotlights a loophole in federal law that doesn’t protect people’s rights when they are subjected to a search warrant.
Supporters of former President Donald Trump rally in Bedminster, N.J., on Aug. 14, 2022.
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Threats to law enforcement have risen in the aftermath of the FBI raid on former President Trump’s Florida estate. Does ‘message laundering’ by top GOP figures have something to do with it?
The investigation into the January 6 Capitol riots asks: is the nation’s well-being ensured by allegiance to its laws or its leaders? The founding fathers chose the former – could we say the same for Trump’s inner circle?
A video image shows the U.S. Capitol grounds being breached as the House Jan. 6 committee holds its first public hearing.
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The House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol held its first hearing to present what it has learned during its almost year-long probe. Three scholars analyze the event.
The doctor is in … with Trump, at least.
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The three leading candidates in the GOP Senate primary race in Pennsylvania all hitched their wagons to Trump. But will that make it harder for the Republican winner to win the center come the fall?
Marine Le Pen going down well with her young supporters.
While Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement National has engaged in a decade-long campaign to rehabilitate its image with youth voters, the GOP is moving in the opposite direction.
Could the former tweeter-in-chief make a Twitter comeback?
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Analysis of Trump’s post-Twitter communications suggest that the former president has not moderated his messaging style. So what does that mean if he were to go back on Twitter?
Protesters from across Canada came to the nation’s capital in Ottawa to demonstrate against vaccine mandates and other measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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Canada’s international reputation as a relatively peaceful country is at odds with the noisy protests by people opposed to measures aimed at preventing COVID-19.
White House staffers carry boxes to Marine One as Donald Trump leaves the White House en route to Mar-a-Lago on Jan. 20, 2021.
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All presidents must deposit transcriptions of their public statements with the National Archives. But in the case of Donald Trump, there’s something missing.