Party Politics in Councils

Tweet The spurt in the number of relatively high-profile minor parties who contested the 2013 federal election has given me cause to wonder about party affiliated local councillors. Tweet

Cartel Parties in Australia’s Democracy

Tweet Democracy is notoriously difficult to define, but any serious conception always includes power being somehow vested with the people. And yet in countries that would be considered democratic, the power mostly seems to stick with certain elite groups. These groups have privileged access to the media and that usually enforces their success in elections. ...