TITLE

IN RUDD WE TRUST

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Chris
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Quadrant Magazine;Sep2007, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author criticizes the leftist public intellectuals in Australia for their failure or unwillingness to tackle the broader questions of international economic trend in their analysis of the economic and political challenges facing Australia. It describes the leftist intellectuals as only capable of criticizing the Howard administration and incapable of offering concrete suggestions to the problems of the country. It contends that political analysis goes beyond offering criticism or simplistic suggestions. It mist be able to tackle the bigger picture.
ACCESSION #
26604850

 

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