Living the Dream

Stranger Choices: Pig City! Anti-Politics, Law & Order and Populism

January 15, 2015

In part two of Stranger Choices we look at the concepts of anti-politics and depoliticisation and how they might help us understand the elections in Queensland. We examine the role law and order plays, the populism of the Palmer United Party and the contradictions, the promise and the problems of a very exceptional Greens candidate Jonathan Sri.

The articles discussed in this podcast are

Anti-politics: Elephant in the room

Policing Newman’s Crisis: Law And Order, Hegemony And The State