Astrida Neimanis, University of Sydney and Jennifer Hamilton, University of Sydney This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative between The Conversation and the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies in...

Nick Enfield, University of Sydney This article is the first in a series from the Post-Truth Initiative, a Strategic Research Excellence Initiative at the University of Sydney. The series examines today’s post-truth problem in public discourse: the thriving economy of lies, bullshit and propaganda that threatens...

  John Keane, University of Sydney   The following notes on the politics of rising uncertainty and the future of democracy were prepared for the inaugural CISS global forum, Peace and Security under Uncertainty, Quarantine Station, Sydney, April 28 2017. The remarks were inspired by a remarkable set...

Azim Zahir, University of Western Australia Making sense of the paradise where a young blogger got murdered. Azim Zahir is a PhD candidate at the University of Western Australia. On Sunday morning, Maldivians woke up to the shocking news of the brutal killing of the 29-year-old prominent blogger,...

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