• What President Trump needs to hear from Prime Minister Morrison

    James Curran     |      September 18, 2019

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s state visit to Washington later this week is a rare honour, and he should make the most of it by telling Mr Trump a few home truths.

  • Mr Morrison goes to Washington

    Peter Jennings     |      September 17, 2019

    There’s no doubting the friendship and shared history of the USA and Australia, but it’s not immediately obvious that their current leaders have a common vision for peace, security and prosperity.

  • Arvanitakis on American politics

    James Arvanitakis     |      September 7, 2019

    The race for the American presidency is already hotting up, with Democratic contenders vying for the chance to challenge the incumbent. Professor James Arvanitakis is in the USA and assess their chances of success in the light of Trump’s popularity in middle America.

  • How to deal with Mr Trump’s assault on global institutions

    Shiro Armstrong     |      August 21, 2018

    President Trump’s disdain for traditional alliances and international institutions has shaken the confidence of the USA’s long term allies around the world. What does the future hold for Australia and the rest of the region if the USA pursues its current isolationist course?

  • When muscles trump morals: The politics of ‘manliness’

    Stephanie Lawson     |      April 29, 2018

    Donald Trump openly boasts about his power over women and his political opponents, but what role does this ‘macho’ approach leave for morality in leadership?

  • The rise of extremism

    Ted Cantle     |      November 21, 2017

    We are now in one of the most difficult and dangerous political periods for fifty years. The founding father of community cohesion Professor Ted Cantle CBE outlines the struggle facing mainstream political views.