Wrong man, wrong place

The turmoil will continue, writes Geoffrey Barker, and meanwhile the small “l” liberals are missing in action

01 Dec 09 | Comments (2)

Reaping the whirlwind

The opponents of the emissions trading scheme have embarked on a high-risk strategy, writes Norman Abjorensen

27 Nov 09 | Comments (0)

The split

This could be the end of the Liberal Party as we know it, argues Geoffrey Barker

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What is a liberal?

Geoffrey Barker dissects George Brandis’s defence of liberalism in the face of his party’s dalliance with conservatism

17 Nov 09 | Comments (1)

Climate’s challenge to liberalism

Tolerance, freedom and democracy can only survive if core elements of the liberal tradition are transformed, writes David West

20 May 09 | Comments (0)

The early demise of social liberalism

The year 1909 saw a seachange in Australian politics, writes Norman Abjorensen on the anniversary of the fusion of the non-Labor parties

13 Jan 09 | Comments (1)