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  •  Australia's labor party is (2+ / 0-)
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    nimh, DCCyclone

    pretty well to the left though. Australia is way to our left on most economic issues, particularly those pertaining to unions and the minimum wage, and financial regulation.

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    by ArkDem14 on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 12:11:28 PM PDT

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    •  Way way to the left. (3+ / 0-)
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      lordpet8, ArkDem14, DCCyclone

      Like on healthcare, Medicare, guns etc.

      I hated John Howard with a passion because he was a right wing zealot but he banned semi autos after the port Arthur massacre and introduced stringent gun laws.

      Religion does have some influence but nothing like USA... The conservatives would never be in power in Aus without the moderate wing.

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      by CF of Aus on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 01:14:38 PM PDT

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