Australian Left Review

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No doubt virtually everyone in the Labor Party — and those on the left outside it — would agree that Labor’s present economic policy contains no strategy for a transition to socialism in Australia. While some members of the ALP clearly regard this as a virtue, since, in their view, a socialist transformation of Australian society is neither possible nor desirable, others in the Labor Party retain a commitment to socialism. For them, a crucial question must be: what role can the ALP play in the development of a transitional strategy for Australia?