Donald Trump

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The cruise missile attack on Syria may have boosted President Trump’s weak standing at home but fails on more serious criteria of legality and morality, writes Anthony Billingsley.

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An international conference at UNSW Canberra this week will examine the changing landscape of global labour markets, wages and working conditions. 

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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.

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Australia is the best placed of any Western nation to withstand a Trump-induced trade war, says the UNSW Business School’s Tim Harcourt.

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If Donald Trump decides to undo the Iran nuclear agreement, it could damage Iran's internal stability and economic recovery as well as US relations with Europe and Russia.

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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.

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Much that has been thought in the fields of law and policy seems to need rethinking. But what is to take its place? asks Fleur Johns.

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A Trump presidency will create a lot of uncertainty about many aspects of the economy and that is bad for confidence and investment, writes Richard Holden.

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Donald Trump’s criticism of the US Federal Reserve has economists worried, writes Richard Holden.

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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.

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