In this episode of LivingThe Dream Jon (@jonpiccini) and Dave (@withsobersenses) have a chat aboutthe recent election. It isn’t a chat about if the result is ‘good’ or ‘bad’but rather how does it fit into, and what does it tell us, about the current momentin capitalism in Australia and class struggle?We also try to work out therelationship between the electoral return of Pauline Hanson and the deepcurrent of racism in Australia.
These articles are some we either mention or are on topic
TheElection That Solved Nothing – Tad Tietze
TheAnti–Industrial Relations Club – Frank Bongiorno
The Greens are aparty of the affluent middle classes – Ben Hillier
Howwe stopped Pauline Hanson last time – Tess Lee Ack
TheyDon’t Represent Us: The Populist Moment – Richard Seymour
Fourwomen arrested in WestConnex protest – Wendy Bacon
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Phillips, Ben. 2016. Trends in Household Living Standards in Australia: 1990 to 2016.ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods [cited 14th July 2016]. Availablefrom http://rsss.anu.edu.au/sites/default/files/Living_Standards_Mar_2016.pdf.