July, 2018

The instability of Labor’s latest factional stability deal

, Jul 18, 2018

Victorian Labor's most recent factional maneuvers could hand both state and federal elections to the Liberals.

The 10 truths the left can never admit

, Jun 19, 2018

What truths cannot be uttered on the left? Just as there are things that can never be admitted on the right, so too are there unmentionable things on the other side.

The Greens will claim more inner-city seats eventually, but not yet

, Mar 20, 2018

After a spanking at the Batman byelection, the Greens need to figure out how to stop losing viable inner-city seats before it's too late.

Razer: Labor thinks it can woo voters by emulating Obama. Seriously.

, Dec 12, 2017

The ALP, once ruthlessly efficient, is now just plain old ruthless. And a bit of Obama-style political coaching isn't going to change that.

How domestic violence leave became Labor party policy

, Dec 05, 2017

Bill Shorten has pledged to introduce ten days of domestic violence leave available to workers should Labor come into power, doubling the party's previous offer.

Rudd’s economic legacy, 10 years on

, Nov 24, 2017

A decade ago, Kevin Rudd's Labor government pulled off a marvel that made Australia one of the most impressive economies in history.

The Shorten Manifesto: what does the alternative PM actually want for Australia?

, Nov 22, 2017

You'd be forgiven for liking Bill Shorten solely for his stirring oratory abilities, but with the Coalition springing leaks, it's worth reminding yourself what Labor actually stands for. Lisa Divissi reports.

Shorten is not the first Labor leader under whose bed the Liberals have found reds

, Aug 25, 2017

Remember the infamous "Estonian lady" linking Gough Whitlam to the evils of communism?

An honest, heartwarming letter from your local Labor MP

, Jul 24, 2017

The most pressing issues facing the world are rising inequality, climate change and lack of opportunity. That's why we at Labor have decided to campaign for four-year fixed terms of Parliament.

Rundle: you want a federal ICAC? Here’s how.

, Jun 29, 2017

This is one of the tightest and most anti-democratic parliamentary systems on the planet. It's time to fix it.