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Under the law, quotas for female representation in Indonesia appear remarkably progressive. In reality, the political realm is still hard going for women, Lily Yulianti Farid explains.
In the wake of the ruling Congress Party's near annihilation in the polls, the question is on many lips. Is this the end for the Gandhi family and its epic political legacy? By Mosiqi Acharya
Spring Street's best journalists, along with commentators from both sides of politics joined Election Watch for a night of analysis and debate of the issues affecting Victorian voters. Watch it here.
A nationally representitive survey has found Australian politicians are failing to engage or build a sense of trust with voters just months out from the federal election.Aaron Martin
Why do politicians increasingly use spin? Mark Triffitt
What do the latest VoteCompass results tell us about leaders' debates, 'trust' and what's happening in QLD. [audio]Nicholas Reece & Mark Triffitt
"You're the voice, try and understand it .." What was Julian Assange trying to achieve? Maria Rae
Meet some of the contenders for the new Senate. It's an unsual mix.Maria Rae
Your formguide to the figures whose fortunes in the next few weeks of voting will determine India's next government. By University of Melbourne Public Policy Fellow Nicholas Reece and Souresh Roy of the Australia India Institute.
As a series of debates between the Indonesian Presidential candidates kicks off, Dave McRae critiques their opening round performances - and reads between the lines.
Daniel Andrews promises to end the long drawn-out paramedics dispute and increase ambulance response times if elected.
When will we go to the polls? The only certainty is it has to be before November 30.
The ALP and Coalition's different language about climate change reveals how they might handle international climate talks.Robyn Eckersley
Join University of Melbourne students as they look at the best and worst campaign ads and discuss the chances of Peter Beattie and the Greens.The Farrago Team
Kevin Rudd tried to boost Labor's flagging campaign by talking up the economy and jobs at the party's campaign launch yesterday. But no-one can control economies anymore. Mark Triffitt
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