Monthly Archives: August 2015

Is Australian politics becoming more like American politics? If so, why? #PLT110 #auspol #americanisation

Is Australian politics becoming more like American politics?  If so, why?  Australian politics seemed to become more obviously aligned with American politics during the 2007 Federal election campaign. Kevin’07 had all the hallmarks of an Americanised election movement: “…the uninitiated … Continue reading

Posted in #AusPol, #PLT110, Americanisation, Australia / USA Alliance, Australian Government, Australian Labor Party, Australian Politics, Cultural Hegemony, Globalisation, Westminster System | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is Australia’s role in the area of ‘The Environment’? #PLT110 #climatechange

What is Australia’s role in this mess? Australia’s current leadership is continuing with the mess made by earlier governments, but is now referring to our environmental policies as Direct Action. It’s difficult for me to take the Abbott government seriously … Continue reading

Posted in #AusPol, #PLT110, Australian Politics, Capitalism, Climate Change, Environmental Issues, Environmentalism, Green Industrial Revolution, Neoliberalism, Sustainability | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment