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We first noticed a shift from the Liberals when the Coalition dropped its commitment to free speech and the repeal of Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.
by David Leyonhjelm - 31/05/2016 - 9 comments
AJPS articles since 2012 hardly move beyond a centre-left bias to address the various strengths and weaknesses of different policy perspectives.
by Chris Lewis - 27/05/2016 - 7 comments
The counterintuitive thing about Andrews is that the public emphasis on his socially conservative positons goes wholly against what he has achieved in politics.
by William Hill - 24/05/2016 - 2 comments
After a hard fought victory, Khan easily came out on top, garnering over 56 per cent of the vote, with 50 per cent needed to win the election.
by Zushan Hashmi - 18/05/2016 - 7 comments
The Citizens' Jury method has considerable advantages. The members have time to discuss freely with each other. They can question witnesses, and have time to scrutinise the information they receive.
by Noel Wauchope - 13/05/2016 - 19 comments
The problem is that politicians are slowly realising they don't need to appeal to the people that actually follow politics.
by Bessie Hassan - 12/05/2016 - 7 comments
The complacent are resigned to the status quo, the indifferent do not care, the delusional keep fantasizing, the politicians are busy manipulating, and the power hungry lie and cheat to cling to their positions.
by Alon Ben-Meir - 27/04/2016 - 3 comments
Consistency is not always a sign of something positive. People after all can be consistently awful, consistently wrong, consistently doctrinaire, consistently misinformed, consistently unelectable, consistently deceptive.
by William Hill - 18/04/2016 - 10 comments
In an era when conservatism seemed on the wane Buckley emerged as the centre of the conservative intellectual universe, refusing to surrender.
by William Hill - 11/04/2016 - 5 comments
The question underlying this anecdote, which links Donald Trump's success to Australian politics, is whether this institutional dishonesty is where the rot begins.
by Max Atkinson - 7/04/2016 - 3 comments
French voters, when faced with the choice between the Front National and a Republican or Socialist have invariably opted for the latter two.
by William Hill - 5/04/2016 - 13 comments
Australia is at a period where good ideas matter. Changing the flag is not one of them.
by Sean Jacobs - 29/03/2016 - 26 comments


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