TITLE

Rumbles from Down Under

PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
National Review;12/3/2001, Vol. 53 Issue 23, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues concerning the victory of John Howard over the Labour party in Australia. It is informed that three months ago, Howard's party was trailing by as much as 20 percent in the polls, moreover, the economy was not delivering the strong growth generally needed for government election victories. It is opined that, if Howard's victory marks the first election decided on the refugee asylum and immigration issues, it will not be the last. Australia's Labour party lost a lot of its traditional blue-collar workers to Howard's patriotic appeal. But Howard probably lost some upper-middle-class voters, too.
ACCESSION #
5553196

 

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