Part two of Guy Rundle's musing on the state of the modern Left. It's long, so we've linked it to our website. (Read the first part here)

Years ago, I remember seeing a Hinze cartoon in the study of a friend, a Left Labor activist. It showed an inner city 90s teenager -- opshop clothes, funny haircut -- with a placard "no third runway" about to go off to a demo. "Coming to the airport protest Dad?" she said to an aging figure hunched over a chunky 90s computer. "No thanks, I've got to write another article on the death of the left," said the harried, bearded figure.