2016 elections


Does fake news make a difference in politics?

Denyse O'Leary | 11 Jan 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: 2016 elections, fake news, media


Obama’s farewell bash

Michael Cook | 09 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Hollywood, oratory, rhetoric
Celebrity parties in the White House tell American voters that they probably made the right choice.


Why a fractured nation needs to remember Martin Luther King’s message

Joshua F.J. Inwood | 16 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Martin Luther King Jr
How can we heal a nation that is divided along race, class and political lines? With love.


Life in the new bubble democracy

Karl D. Stephan | 16 Nov 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: 2016 elections, Facebook, media, social media


Why the mainstream media was doomed to call the US election wrong

Denyse O'Leary | 15 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, media, medial political coverage
The traditional gatekeeper are rapidly losing viewers, advertisers, and staff and fading into irrelevance


Blind spot on the family

Michael Cook | 11 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, family values, media
The outcome of the US election makes painfully obvious the shortcomings of the media


Clueless, spectacularly clueless

Michael Cook | 09 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, medial political coverage
Donald Trump's convincing victory shows that the commentariat does not understand the American people


The hand on the button

William Stearman | 08 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton
Why a conservative Republican is voting for Hillary Clinton


Christian racism? Election years bring dangerous creatures from the shadows

Denyse O'Leary | 07 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, alt-right, Darwinism, evolution
The alt-right is peddling some bizarre theories


How we vote: the difference temperament makes

Zac Alstin | 02 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, temperaments
Why do we find it so hard to understand our friends' choices?


The Choice

Alistair Nicholas | 28 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, US Supreme Court
Whatever you think of The Donald, he's a better choice than Hillary Clinton


#NeverTrump + #NeverHillary = @EvanMcMullin?

Michael Cook | 20 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Evan McMullin, Hillary Clinton
There is another choice


Let’s cut Donald Trump some slack

Michael Cook | 12 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, sexualisation of children
Yes, he's lewd and crude. But Clinton's policies will further sexualise America's moral ecology


Let me try to explain the strange spectacle of an American election

James Schall SJ | 07 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, democracy, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton
For Australians and other parliamentary democracies


Why America needs the virtue of humility

Christopher Beem | 28 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, democracy, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, humility, virtues
“Humility is not something you hear much about in politics,” says Hillary Clinton. Amen to that


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