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Orwell's Australia: From Cold War to Culture Wars
A discussion of George Orwell's relevance to contemporary Australian life and political debate is introduced in this text on modern-day Australian politics. Arguing that in an era of global war and national insecurity the Australian center-left must once again become the defender of a social democracy without ideology, it inspires action reminiscent of that which Orwell ad ...more
Paperback, 138 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Scribe Publications Pty Ltd.
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A short and fantastic book. Granted, it strikes an already very firmly rooted political nerve with me, but Glover beautifully summarised why I am staunchly labor. It was written during Howards extensive tenure as Prime Minster when the central left was unable to organise itself or gain a foothold, however the ideas are echoed today with the Australian swing towards conservatism (fueled by disenchantment with the current Government/the misplaced mindset that somehow they are personally entitled).