Alex’s blog about strategy, campaigning, growth, politics and climate (among other things).

  • Labor needs a strong stand on emissions trading

    Federal Labor needs to take a strong stand on emissions trading. After the Garnaut Report and the Green Paper, it appears that Federal Labor may not make the Australian emissions trading scheme as robust as it needs to be to ensure that damaging climate change is mitigated. An emissions trading scheme (ETS) is essential for […] Read more

  • Turn-out-the-vote 2008: the final hours

    After all the half hour ads, direct mail and phone calls, US elections boil down to getting out the vote. Obama has been able to spend enormous amounts of money on his “ground war” (as compared to the “air war” of television ads). Obama offices outnumber McCain offices in battleground states by as much as […] Read more