Labour Party


Michael Daley is no racist, no orator either

Michael Daley is no racist, no orator either

“And I don’t want to sound xenophobic. It’s not a xenophobic thing. It’s an economic question.”How to appeal to prejudiceOne of the tricks of politics is to appeal to prejudices without altering those being demonised.Daley is no racist. He is no orator either. He was bluntly articulating one of the great preoccupations of the NSW…


Even the Grey Nomads are cutting back

Even the Grey Nomads are cutting back

The Grey Nomads have some niggling worries about the housing market and potential changes to franking credit rebates, which will disappear if the Labor Party wins the coming election and could dent their retirement plans, and constant headlines about a slowing economy.”It’s just that the Grey Nomads are now a little bit wary,” Mr Trouchet…



Election boost for Labor as High Court rejects NSW donation laws

Election boost for Labor as High Court rejects NSW donation laws

The court did not accept NSW’s argument that $500,000 was still a substantial sum that would allow third parties to “reasonably present their case”The lead judgement of Chief Justice Susan Kiefel and Justices Virginia Bell and Patrick Keane said “no enquiry as to what in fact is necessary to enable third-party campaigners reasonably to communicate…


British PM Theresa May set to press on with Brexit ‘Plan A’

British PM Theresa May set to press on with Brexit ‘Plan A’

Speaking in parliament immediately after the vote, she promised to meet urgently with her own MPs and the opposition parties to find a way forward, and said she would report back to parliament on or before Monday January 21.”It is clear that the House does not support this deal, but tonight’s vote tells us nothing…