• Long term repercussions of the Capitol incursion

    Carla Winston     |      January 13, 2021

    The violent mob storming the US Capitol building has been described as a failed ‘coup attempt’ but though Joe Biden has been confirmed as President-Elect, the fallout could have much broader implications.

  • Arvanitakis on American politics: The future of American democracy

    James Arvanitakis     |      January 9, 2021

    The tumultuous events of this week left many in despair at the state of American democracy, but they could yet prove a turning point in healing the political divisions of recent years.

  • Stop the squeal

    Gwilym David Blunt     |      January 6, 2021

    Donald Trump’s egotistical attempts to subvert, rewrite or ignore his re-election defeat might best be punished by ignoring him once he leaves office.

  • How Trump let COVID take America

    Keith Richburg     |      September 19, 2020

    As Donald Trump campaigns for re-election, he continues to blame Xi and China for the toll the virus has inflicted on America. Instead, he should look in the mirror.

  • Trump stands firm in a time of crisis

    Jason Beale     |      June 4, 2020

    Well-meaning protestors, violent activists, lawless criminal gangs, and opportunistic looters have taken to the streets of American cities, but Donald Trump’s firm response is enraging the media.

  • Will Covid-19 stump Trump?

    Meghna Srinivas     |      April 21, 2020

    President Donald Trump’s chaotic response to the COVID-19 crisis has let the disease run rampant in the USA and his hasty attempts to open the economy again may leave more havoc in their wake.

  • Arvanitakis on American Politics: This week’s controversies, chaos and why Trump keeps his base

    James Arvanitakis     |      January 18, 2020

    This week’s events in the United States once again highlight how the Trump Administration continues to move from chaos to controversy (and back).

  • Arvanitakis on American politics: Five types of Trump supporters

    James Arvanitakis     |      December 7, 2019

    Despite the impeachment controversy, distinct groups of American voters remain staunch supporters of President Donald Trump, albeit for quite different reasons.

  • Arvanitakis on American politics: The Trump revolution without Trump

    James Arvanitakis     |      October 19, 2019

    Unless America’s political establishment reconnects with a large, disillusioned swathe of middle class voters, the resentment harnessed by Donald Trump will continue to seethe long after the current Administration is consigned to history.

  • 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.