politics

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BYO sequins for a panel discussion in Sydney on the political and cultural dimensions of the Eurovision Song Contest. 

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Technological and economic change is empowering a new group of people to push for greater access to opportunities, rights and protections, writes Lindy Edwards.

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Australians who live overseas long-term are able to keep in touch with local issues and should be entitled to vote, writes George Williams.

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The US and other countries are right to reject the TPP, but President-elect Donald Trump's claims about it are misguided, writes Elizabeth Thurbon and LInda Weiss.

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Picking a winner in the tumultuous US Presidential race is a fraught exercise, a panel of experts has told a conference audience at UNSW.

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A comparison of media coverage of Julia Gillard's and Malcolm Turnbull's ascent to Prime Minister reveals significant gender bias, according to research presented at UNSW on Wednesday. 

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Sixty per cent of Australians say they would be concerned if a relative married a Muslim, according to research presented at UNSW's 2016 Australian Political Studies Association Conference.

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UNSW research shows that Australia is collecting more telecommunications metadata per capita than comparable nations, putting national security interests ahead of privacy concerns. 

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Good governance is the right thing to do, and boosts the legitimacy of decision-making. If moral chivalry doesn't appeal, here are two more reasons: it's cost-efficient and delivers better solutions.

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Some policies will split the traditional supporters of the Coalition, while others will put the government at odds with key Senate cross benchers, writes Lindy Edwards.

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