In this HuffPo piece, Indian author Pankaj Mishra examines the revolt against cosmopolitan elites, the “subjectivization of ‘facts’” and the fragmentation of the media.
From Katharine Murphy in The Guardian: Labor left powerbroker Anthony Albanese has publicly slapped down an insurgency in the Victorian left, and has delicately criticised Bill Shorten’s decision to parachute in a longtime ally, Kimberley Kitching, to replace Stephen Conroy in the Senate. Read the full story here.
Mike Seccomb from The Saturday Paper argues that plotters are using the labour movement as a means to amass power, and a result unions have become vulnerable to rorting and the erosion of workers’ rights. You can read the rest of the piece here: https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/ir/2016/09/24/unions-poisoned-alp-affiliation/14746392003779