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Why the 2019 election was more like 2004 than 1993 – and Labor has some reason to hope

  • Written by Frank Bongiorno, Professor of History, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University

I recently had cause to look at a large file of material I collected about Mark Latham during 2004. It is full of many of the same columnists who have just campaigned successfully for the return of the Morrison government. They were buzzing with excitement and hubris. News Corps’s Miranda Devine saw an omen in the news that arrived from...

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