Opinion: Breaking up is hard to do: how the ALP can differ from the Greens April 10, 2015 Murdoch University’s Emeritus Professor Gary Wickham says it is both heartening and perplexing that the ALP is determined to let voters know that Labor is not allied with the Greens. In his opinion piece in the The Conversation he says it’s heartening because since it aligned itself with the Greens in 2010-2013 it is obvious that the electorate will punish any failure by Labor to mark its independence. It’s also heartening because a political party that isn’t sure what it stands for isn’t really a party. Professor Wickham says it’s perplexing because the party seems uncertain about where to look to find an independent progressive direction that can win elections. The full article can be read here. Print This Post Media contact: Hayley Mayne Tel: (08) 9360 2491 | Mobile: 0400 297 221 | Email: email@example.com Categories: General, School of Arts Tags: australian labor party, gary wickham Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!