• Rhyming history: America has been here before

    Graeme Dobell     |      February 8, 2021

    Donald Trump’s fall into disgrace invites comparison with the end of Richard Nixon, but America soon revitalised itself, and now will have to once again.

  • Arvanitakis on American politics: Politics in a time of pandemic

    James Arvanitakis     |      April 4, 2020

    The politics of the pandemic have altered the political landscape in ways we are yet to understand. There are five dimensions of American life that may provide insights into this new environment and how it could work for Trump despite his initial handling of the crisis.

  • George H.W. Bush deserves his glowing tributes

    Tom Switzer     |      December 4, 2018

    Americans today could do worse than heed the 41st President’s counsel about the importance of allies, the danger of hubris, illusions of omnipotence, and the wisdom of limits, restraint and modesty in a messy and pluralistic world.