British Labour

Why we need a job guarantee in Australia

This blog post is 7 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.Victorian Labor released a policy document entitled “Labor’s Plan for Jobs and Growth” in November, detailing some “practical and affordable initiatives” to “kick-start” the Victorian economy. It’s opening paragraph highlights the importance of a job: A job provides dignity, a …

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Everything old is new again

This blog post is 9 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.Back in March 2009, when Obama was riding high from his historic win, and Rudd was still basking in the post-Apology glow, I wrote: …the US Republicans are cannibalising themselves, that they are struggling to find a leader, and that …

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A case for reforming the election of Labor leaders

This blog post is 10 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.Labor members are able to directly elect the Federal President, and through representative delegates at conferences both rank-and-file members and union affiliates are able to elect State Labor Presidents. The most important leadership position, that of Parliamentary Labor Leader, is …

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Why I’m joining Labour

This blog post is 10 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.UK Labour continue to impress, coming out with a very impressive web app only days after the general election. This blog post is 10 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.

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