'Root and branch' rejection of Labor's 2019 Platform would be a mistake.
The 2019 expectation-defying coalition victory offers optimism for a party that places the highest premium on individual and private sector initiative, basic freedoms, strong communities and a thriving parliamentary democracy.
John Stuart Mill would turn in his grave if he was aware of Liberal policies on trade unions, charities, ........
Even the campaign to reduce the deaths by pollution is going to be much broader than government and industry shifting to cleaner energy and flight shaming.
They can sense something awry in our intelligence system like a well trained dog sniffs out truffles.
We should condemn UK politicians, therefore, not for hedging on the promise implicit in the referendum but for making this commitment in the first place.
The pet projects of right wing think tanks and campaign funding for libertarian causes did interest David, but he wished for more.
Despite our triumphalist culture, our suffering defines us more than our victories.
This essay rises from musing about British PM Boris Johnson, Brexit and the European Union, and of course musing about our own situation in Australia.
It has to be a game changer when a book espousing communism is the talk of the town. It has done this by putting the discussion on a firm footing.
When I was young and naive I believed that I was Australian.
The critics are right – the reason for entering politics ought to be service to the country rather than a lucrative professional career.