politics

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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.

TPP

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.

Malcolm Turnbull

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.

dead fish

The world has global authorities for trade and security, but not for threats to the environment. It's time the natural world got its own seat at the UN, write Anthony Burke and Stefanie Fishel.

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A journalism student explains what it’s like working in Australia’s largest newsroom to cover the federal election campaign for UniPollWatch.

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