The Vice-Chancellor of UNSW, Professor Ian Jacobs, has expressed deep concern about the US executive order banning entry to people from seven predominantly Muslim countries, saying it would have serious consequences for higher education globally.
Brexit, the US election and the parlous state of public leadership in Australia are not anomalies. They represent a dire crisis of public confidence in expertise, knowledge and evidence, writes Rob Brooks.
Donald Trump, if he takes the US presidency, will immediately start building a wall between Mexico and the US. What lessons can he take from those celebrated wall-builders, the Chinese? asks Xing Ruan.