The loudest Left response to the Gulf crisis has been a non-political 'no' to war in general. Yet the Left also commonly endorses violence in world affairs. For Colin Mercer; this is a watershed in Left belief. The death of communism has left the politics of critique rudderless, and ushered in a new politics of policy.
Recommended CitationMercer, Colin, Cause without Effect, Australian Left Review, 1(126), 1991, 10-14.