How can the US tackle its polarisation?

How can the US tackle its polarisation?

By Alison Goldsworthy In the past 20 years, hostility โ€“ fomented in a dislike and distrust of different groups โ€“ has dramatically increased and extended to many aspects of American life. Officer Eugene Goodman, an Iraq War veteran turned police officer, was on duty...
Is American democracy too polarised to survive?

Is American democracy too polarised to survive?

By Timothy Kuhner Donald Trump’s power wonโ€™t prove authoritarian enough to compel the other branches and levels of government to undermine the election, writes Associate Professor Tim Kuhner. Prior to 3 November, 2020, 35 percent of Republican voters believed...
Can free speech cost lives?

Can free speech cost lives?

By Jihoon Sung Despite all the debates and discussions, the pandemic continues to ravage humanity and the fake news phenomenon continues to deceive some people. On May 3, 2020, the world marked the World Press Freedom Day, paying tribute to journalists of the world...
Is private profit trumping public service in the U.S?

Is private profit trumping public service in the U.S?

The Trump Administration has been dogged by accusations that President Trump, as well as his family members and close associates, are seeking to use the presidency to advance their personal financial interests. While President Trump claims to have ceded control of the...