Friends, we are here tonight because we care about the Australian Labor Party. Like our forebears, we want the right to vote with a 50% vote in preselections. Can we be Labor & undemocratic at the same time?A speech by Janet McCalman 19 July 2021 an online meeting with 150 Open Labor, … [Read more...] about Can we be Labor & undemocratic at the same time?
Janet McCalman, panelist at the on-line Open Labor / Per Capita panel event answered: The following proposals for structural reform to bring about accountability, integrity, transparency and democracy to the Labor Party were drawn from the collective experience and advice of unaligned and … [Read more...] about Janet McCalman – can the Labor Party be reformed?
Janet McCalman writes: Labor’s historic mission has always been to organise those without power and to bring them to power through democratic representative government and union organisation. It is a profoundly democratic commitment to the human right to freedom of conscience and political … [Read more...] about One person – one vote
Janet McCalman #4233 President, North Melbourne Branch writes: We didn’t really lose the last election because of Rupert Murdoch, or Clive Palmer, or the Stop Adani train, or the overfull manifesto, or even the Tax scares. We lost the last election because the electorate does not trust … [Read more...] about Why we need to talk about Labor