Stranger Choices Queensland Election #1: elections, Joh, debt and emancipatory politics



Here is part one of a three part ( hopefully) series about the Queensland Election. In this episode Dave and Jon talk about elections and their role in capitalism, the limitation of Left understandings of the Newman government, the link between the global crisis and debt and privatisation in Queensland and more! And we did all of this on our lunchbreak in a noisy café! Sound quality gets better in the 2nd half….

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These are the previous blog entries we talked about:

You’ve Got To Be Jo(h)king: History, The Left And Queensland

Will We Be Kicking Out Campbell Newman In Two Years?

Wolfgang Streeck How Will Capitalism End?

Workers’ Audit

Debt in the Banana Republic

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