In our June issue Lindsay Tanner argued that the ALP is dying as a grassroots party, and that the factions are an obstacle to its revival. Here, Stuart Macintyre enters the debate. Yes, he argues, the Labor movement is in a state of long-term decline. But focussing on its structures won't halt that process.
Recommended CitationMacintyre, Stuart, Decline and Fall?, Australian Left Review, 1(120), 1990, 26-29.