The climate change agenda challenges the old preconceptions about left and right.
Friday, 27 June 2008 Political figures Comments Off on Morris Iemma: Political maestro
Analysis of Iemma’s position suffers too much from seeing him as a victim of fate, rather than also, partly, a maker of it.
Thursday, 26 June 2008 Political figures Comments Off on Liberals get ready to lurch – Part 2
It has been surprising how little attention was given to Abbott’s response to yet another poll showing the end-of-the-honeymoon-that-never-came. It is significant.
Wednesday, 25 June 2008 Tactics Comments Off on Liberals get ready to lurch
If the Liberal party is a car suspended momentarily up a cliff, there are signs that it is starting to move – and the direction is not up.
Monday, 23 June 2008 The Australian state Comments Off on A crime without criminals
Over the last year there has been a subtle, and rather unpleasant, re-writing of what the intervention is about.
Wilson Tuckey thinks that Rudd’s walk out of the Chamber ahead of the vote on Belinda Neal represented a lack of confidence in her. Well, duh!
Tuesday, 17 June 2008 Media analysis Comments Off on Another honeymoon ends – an update
As the media continues to portray the Rudd government as the most popular ever to stumble from crisis to crisis, it is clear that something has happened to the media’s relationship with the government.
Saturday, 14 June 2008 State and federal politics Comments Off on Blind to a stitch-up
What on earth is wrong with the political journalists in this country? Here we have a naked political power play going on in front of our eyes and they miss it.
Gillard is the stake driven through the undead body of the Labor party to keep it pinned down.