Lost in the controversy about “the punch” in David Marr’s Quarterly Essay on Tony Abbott was a more significant insight into the Opposition leader’s character. I first met Abbott thirty years ago, during his notorious, rampaging period as a student politician. We were elected to the House of Representatives within months of each other in 1994, commencing a series of robust.
Mark Latham was leader of the Australian Labor Party and leader of the Opposition from December 2003 to January 2005. His books include Civilising Global Capital and the bestselling Latham Diaries. He has a column in the Australian Financial Review and appears regularly on Sky News.
Mark Latham was born in 1961, to Don and Lorraine, who met at a box factory in Redfern. He grew up on the Green Valley public housing estate, in Western Sydney, once described as “among this century’s most deliberate, unnecessary, concentrated and massive offences against Australia’s children”.Mark Latham is an author and former leader of the ALP. His books include The Latham Diaries, Civilising Global Capital and From the Suburbs.So writes Mark Latham, a one-time leader of the party and still its most perceptive - and fiercest - critic. In Quarterly Essay 49, Latham argues that the time has come to go beyond criticism to solutions. In that spirit, he offers a timely assessment of the future for Labor.
Never too late to turn around Labor's prospects: Latham. Updated March 11, 2013 08:53:00 Former Labor leader Mark Latham says it's not too late for Labor to turn around its fortunes.
Mark Latham, Not Dead Yet Quarterly Essay presents significant contributions to the general debate. Each issue contains a single essay written at a length of about 25,000 words. It aims to present the widest range of political, intellectual and cultural opinion.
Are Australian children becoming poor white trash? IN A controversial new essay, Mark Latham argues Aussie kids with English-speaking. the ex-Labor leader writes in this month's Quarterly Essay.
Former Labor leader Mark Latham says its not too late for Labor to turn around its fortunes And he says ousted Prime Minister Kevin Rudd should stop mischief-making on leadership and do something us.
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About Mark Latham. Mark William Latham (born 28 February 1961),. In an article in Quarterly Essay (issue 15), journalist Margaret Simons, who conducted an extensive investigation of the period, concluded that there were real issues in the financial management of the council.
Latham starts his Quarterly Essay regretting he did not do enough during his fourteen months as Labor leader to develop new thinking in the party. As usual, Latham is too modest. By leading his party to one of its worst post-war defeats in 2004, Latham did more than his fair share in bringing Labor’s crisis and “new thinking” to the surface.
Mark Latham was leader of the Australian Labor Party and leader of the Opposition from December 2003 to January 2005. His books include Civilising Global Capital and the bestselling Latham Diaries.He has a column in the Australian Financial Review and appears regularly on Sky News.