• Nuance and nostalgia

    Frank Bongiorno     |      November 15, 2019

    The internal report on Labor’s election debacle bemoans the party’s tendency to become the vehicle for various interests with diverse grievances at the expense of serving the needs of economically insecure working-class voters.

  • The death of a “grievance-based organisation”

    Michelle Grattan     |      November 13, 2019

    Did Labor really lose the Federal election “because of a weak strategy that could not adapt to the change in Liberal leadership, a cluttered policy agenda that looked risky and an unpopular leader”.

  • What next for Labor?

    Michelle Grattan     |      May 25, 2019

    Anthony Albanese will face some tricky choices given the need to redouble Labor’s appeal to middle class suburbia while keeping left wing and progressive activists on board.