Category Archives: Australian Labor Party

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

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What are the advantages/disadvantages of having formal #factions within a political party like the #ALP ? #PLT110

What are the advantages and disadvantages of having formal factions within a political party like the ALP?  As the ALP has had, historically, such a wide range of ideologies existing within the party, the existence of factions can be an … Continue reading

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