The libs continue to back down on, 'clarify' and otherwise demonstrate their quiet regret over the workplace revolution they planned to impose via the rubber-stamp Senate. How they could have deluded themselves that only the business vote matters is beyond me. They've been winning on the back of the 'upper working class' family suburban vote, and it's that vote they've needlessly put at risk in order to pursue their ideological hatred of unions and the notion of workers' rights. Not that Labor is taking much advantage.
Ah, it feels nice to slip in some domestic poliblogging, it's been a while...
A new New Deal? - I’ll be talking to the Fabian Society in Melbourne on Wednesday night, looking at the failure of neoliberalism and options for a new “New Deal”.
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