Tag: Australian political culture

A Light Shining in the Shire

The last decade has seen the failure of the centrist form of neoliberal progressivism that occupied the left parties in the face of an onslaught by right-wing populism, which mobilised forces old and new to present themselves…as a response on behalf of the people against the entire ‘political/media’ class, as represented by those in power.

Trying to Set Up GetUp?, by Amanda Tattersall

‘Associated entity’ or mass social movement?

Power Intellectuals in the Howard Era

Guy Rundle examines the role of a powerful group of commentators who have sought to reconstruct Australian political culture. Will the 2007 election mark the end of their era, or its ultimate triumph?