The destructive American fad Australia needs to avoid

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Politics since World War II has been dominated by the ideological struggle along Marxist economic lines.

The working class versus the capitalist class.

In the Australian labelling, Labor against Liberal.

  • Peter Hartcher
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

That framework is in the process of being overlaid, and even overwhelmed. Politics increasingly is becoming a clash of identities.

The US is leading the way, with Europe close behind.

Enj 2bBecause there’s no American fad too stupid for Australia to ape, we’d better pay attention to what’s going on.

Australian political parties are starting to flirt with it.

According to the…

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