Climate Inaction Analysis – Part One

Part one of our climate inaction analysis series aired last night, exploring political resistance in the fight for climate change. I was inspired to invoke conversations around this topic after watching the newest climate documentary, 2040, directed and starred in by Australian Film Maker Damon Gameau. I sat down with Global Politics and Policy Lecturer,…

Labor’s post-election “trauma” continues following tax cut opposition back-down

Federal Labor has continued its post-election crisis by “confusing” Australians over its identity, after it back-flipped on its opposition to a part of the Morrison Government’s tax cuts, a political expert has claimed. The opposition opted to fully support Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s $158 billion package after originally opposing the third stage and proposing amendments…

Albanese “best choice” for Labor as he assumes Labor leadership

Anthony Albanese is the strongest choice as federal Labor leader a political expert has claimed, as Mr Albanese was confirmed as the party’s leader. Murdoch University Senior Lecturer in Politics and Policy Dr Ian Cook said that Australians would be “looking for Albanese to be a better salesperson for Labor Party policies” after he was…

Federal election for “older people”, youth “left out” despite job promises: commentator

A political commentator has claimed the federal election will not be one for young voters, despite Liberal and Labor Party pledges catering to Australia’s youth. Murdoch University Senior Lecturer in Politics and Policy Ian Cook said both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten had not done enough for young voters, while stating…

Trump Needs Proof of Border “Crisis” to Build Mexico Wall: Expert

Donald Trump will need to establish that a security and humanitarian “crisis” exists to build a wall on the United States-Mexico border, a politics commentator has claimed, following the US president’s ongoing consideration to declare a national emergency. Murdoch University Senior Politics and Policy Lecturer Ian Cook said Mr Trump would have to prove to…