Public opinion polling in the United States shows that for the first time in more than four decades of polling on the issue, a majority of Americans favour legalising the use of marijuana. Plus other political news.
Australian politics has come to a pretty pass when a politician is ridiculed for having told the truth. Kevin Rudd and Simon Crean, each in his own way, has suffered from this strange phenomenon since yesterday’s challenge that wasn’t.
The growth goes on. It really is remarkable that as Australia’s economic growth continues to outshine most of the developed world that the government is apparently held in such low esteem. Especially puzzling to me in this morning’s gross domestic product figures is that New South Wales, where the government is polling so poorly, is […]
Letting supporters choose the leader. An interesting example for our political parties to look at if they really want to become relevant to a greater number of people. Canada’s Liberal Party is in the process of choosing a new leader and has gone well beyond the old practice of letting the elected parliamentary members make […]