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Mythbusting: Social capital as an excuse for party decline

I’m published in Crikey today, discussing the way an apparent deficit of ‘social capital’ has been wrongly used as an excuse for the decline of political parties, particularly the Labor party. It’s paywalled, but if you’re not a Crikey subscriber, […]

NSW election: New beginnings at Sussex Street?

At long last, after all the slightly nutsy talk in the media about “recall elections” and what seems now like an endless litany of scandals, the people of New South Wales have spoken. Save for at the margins, what they […]