Nick Couldry, London School of Economics and Political Science and Clemencia Rodriguez, Temple University Every day, much of humanity now holds in its hands the means to connect and be connected across the world: to family, entertainment and the broadcasts of corporations, states and even terrorist...

Professor John Keane Within public life in many Western countries, the words ‘politics’ (zhèngzhì), ‘political’ and ‘political life’ (zhèngzhì yóuxì)  are today proving to be deeply controversial. They are often reckoned to be dirty words, synonyms for corrupt government, lying politicians and unpopular political parties. The...

Co-hosted with the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS) at the University of Sydney Most commentary on the Trump administration is Washington-centric and concentrates on  its immediate “shock and awe” features, and their resulting short-term uncertainties. But much larger and more consequential questions arise. This public lecture takes a different but parallel track, by...

Wednesday 1 August 2018 10:20PM (view full episode) IMAGE: AFTER AMERICA - WHAT COMES NEXT? (SEAN GARDNER, GETTY)LINK TO LARGER IMAGE. In the 1940s the US emerged from isolationism to build a program of economic, political and military hegemony. But recent administrations, wary of getting drawn into wars...

Guests Michael West Independent financial journalist at michaelwest.com.au Claims by the Adani family that funding is close to being secured for the final link in the controversial Carmichael coal mine project have been greeted with scepticism. Some analysts still argue the venture is unviable and have urged...

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