Discover the latest politics news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Explainer: what are executive orders?
Tue 31 Jan 2017
US President Donald Trump has signed a flurry of executive orders and actions in his first week-and-a-half in office.
Demand for Swinburne courses soars in 2017
Wed 18 Jan 2017
More students are choosing to study at Swinburne, with main round VTAC offers now released.
How did we get the result so wrong?
Thu 10 Nov 2016
Swinburne political scientist Bryan Cranston looks at why so many experts got the US Election so wrong
US Election predictions
Tue 08 Nov 2016
With the outcome of the US Election likely to be known within 48 hours, the time has come to put aside commentary and present final predictions.
Do American voters really have a say?
Mon 31 Oct 2016
Despite popular opinion, American voters on Election Day are not voting for the president.
How is the American President elected?
Tue 25 Oct 2016
Politics expert Bryan Cranston unpacks how the USA decides its next President.
Future of the Republican Party
Fri 21 Oct 2016
Despite popular opinion and the rhetoric of equality, the American electorate is highly divided along lines of race and gender.
Experts respond to final presidential debate
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have clashed in the final presidential debate. The Conversation’s experts respond.
Trump claims the election is rigged
Donald Trump has repeatedly said the presidential election is rigged, and the only way he will lose will be if it is stolen from him.
Donald Trump makes disparaging remarks about women
Mon 10 Oct 2016
Today we heard a tape of Donald Trump making extremely lewd and crude remarks about women.