Health, Labor and women voters

Stephanie Peatling has a fairly lazy article arguing that Tony Abbott has no particular problem with women voters based on a simple bivariate analysis, rather than the multivariate approach that is required to answer this question. In recent decades Labor has for many women ceased to be the party of masculine class aggressiveness and instead […]

Primaries or collective self-governance

Primaries are back in the news in Australia following  media reports of their use by the British conservatives to endorse a candidate. Primaries seem to attract sympathy from the left judging by Larvatus Pradeo. I doubt however that the current uninspiring quality of Labor MPs would be much improved by primaries, although some of the […]