Left need not abandon all hope

By Richard Denniss
Updated April 18 2018 - 9:41pm, first published September 13 2013 - 5:00pm

A common response from progressive Australians to electoral defeat is to threaten to move to New Zealand. Just what moving to a country with a weaker economy, worse weather and a conservative government is supposed to achieve is typically left unsaid. But political strategy is not really the hallmark of the modern progressive, many of whom seem far more concerned with media strategy than Machiavelli.

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