The larrikin: a symbol of our fractured political landscape

It is a matter of despair that Australian politics has become all about faux larrikinism, leaving much of the population marginalised by bad policy. Are larrikins what we really need as political leaders? Lech Blaine’s recent essay Top Blokes, (Quarterly Essay, 83/2021) explores the persona, and Jack Waterford recently questioned on this website whether Labor … Continue reading The larrikin: a symbol of our fractured political landscape Continue reading »