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Shorism triumphs in Australia’s federal election (sort of)

May 22, 2022 - 16:33 -- Admin

Want to explain the 2022 Australian federal election in one word? Try this: Shorism. Education is changing our politics, and campaigning on popular ideas is a good idea.

I have no better a record of predicting or analysing federal elections than anyone else. In that humble spirit, I now want to try explain most of the 2022 Australian federal election in just one word: Shorism.

Spoiler: Labor, Australia’s centre-left party, won.

Labor Undermining Labour?

May 5, 2022 - 20:07 -- Admin

I’m a Labor voter and I’ll do as I’ve always done at the upcoming election by voting Labor again. Nonetheless… I think there are at least three Labor Party policy pillars that made sense once upon a time but now need overhauling due to their turning counterproductive to labour.