Category Archives: Political Books

  1. The People Are Revolting: America on the Eve of Destruction?

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    November 7, 2016 by brettdgale

    At the end of one of the more extraordinary election campaigns in political history stock is taken of the journey …
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  2. Lincoln at Gettysburg

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    November 20, 2013 by brettdgale

    When one recalls that the phrase “detailed programmatic specificity” was uttered in a public speaking engagement or sees an Australian …
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  3. What Bill and Albo can learn from Ed Miliband

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    September 15, 2013 by brettdgale

    The British Labour Party is set to win the next UK election whenever it occurs.  Consistently ahead in public opinion …
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  4. Tramp Down the Dirt

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    May 24, 2013 by brettdgale

    A political song can be a dangerous thing for a songwriter to undertake.  Get it right and you have the …
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  5. The Hawke Legacy: 30 years on

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    March 5, 2013 by brettdgale

    It’s a sad truth that by and large Australians have been ill served by their democratically elected leaders over the …
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  6. The Greatest American – An Australian Political Hero?

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    February 10, 2013 by brettdgale

    Steven Spielberg’s bio-pic of the 16th President finally opened in Australia this week. Dealing as it does with Lincoln’s political …
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  7. Advance Australia Where?

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    January 27, 2013 by brettdgale

    It wasn’t that long ago that Australia Day was little more than a long weekend postscript, a surrogate for the …
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