politics

Woman catching a public bus to work

There's a lot individuals can do to trigger action on climate change, UNSW researchers say.

A man holding a Sudanese flag kneels and looks skyward among burning tyres

Nation-building is hard, but the alternative is worse. In the wake of Sudan’s coup, the rest of the world needs to act fast, before it is too late.

Angela Merkel peers out from a mass of wires and machinery

Only 7 per cent of Australia’s federal MPs have backgrounds in science. What would it look like if they were a majority?

donald trump swearing in watched by children

According to this theory, our social and political views can be impacted not only by the sex of our children, but also whether we have more male or female relatives.

end gerrymandering protester

There's a sort-of natural law that ensures that where there are electorates some votes count more than others.

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UNSW’s Dr Mark Rolfe supports the independent funding model proposed by ICAC for a national anti-corruption body.

Gladys Berejiklian

News of the NSW premier's 'close personal relationship' with a former MP under investigation by ICAC is a hit to her hitherto squeaky clean public persona.

Iraq War protestors

We judge the competency of politicians by what they say and do. This creates perverse incentives for even competent politicians to refuse to admit mistakes.

henry parkes

Parkes is known as the 'Father of Federation'. His tireless championing of a united Australia brought the colonies together and set them on a course for nationhood.

The next US presidential election is scheduled for 3 November 2020.

JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt discusses the 2020 US presidential race and the Biden-Trump showdown.

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