Ramón A. Feenstra, Universitat Jaume I This article is part of the Revolutions and Counter Revolutions series, curated by Democracy Futures as a joint global initiative between the Sydney Democracy Network and The Conversation. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing...

  Authoritarian populists have disrupted politics in many societies, as seen in the U.S. and the UK. This event brings together two leading scholars to discuss their new books and the power of populist authoritarianism. Authoritarian populist parties have gained votes and seats in many countries, and...

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney welcomed John Keane, Professor of Politics at the University of Sydney, to discuss his new book When trees fall, monkeys scatter (World Scientific, 2017). In the global China debate, When trees fall, monkeys scatter is...

by Rose Dlougatch, former Senior Research Associate, Freedom on the Net Image credit: "Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. © Dept. of Defense photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro/Released." Weakening internet users’ privacy to aid law enforcement would likely do more harm than good. An Australian parliamentary...

Adam Morton, University of Sydney This article is part of the Revolutions and Counter-Revolutions series, curated by Democracy Futuresas a joint global initiative between the Sydney Democracy Network and The Conversation. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies in the...

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