Revolt! Ep 20: Minor Parties Rise Up

We are joined by Pop & Locke contributors Daniel Gibbons, Lucas Rosas and Rebel Australia’s Michael Smythe to discuss the rise of minor parties in Europe, how the trend applies in Australia and to the results of Saturday’s state election and the upcoming Australian federal election.

Show Notes:

1:45: Minor parties become major parties in Europe // 25:40: Proportional representation and minor parties in Australia // 42:25: NSW election results

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Referenced Sources:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/23/far-right-candidate-defeated-austrian-presidential-election-norbert-hofer

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/25/across-europe-distrust-of-mainstream-political-parties-is-on-the-rise

http://theconversation.com/rise-in-protest-votes-sounds-warning-bell-for-major-parties-93068

https://grattan.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/902-a-crisis-of-trust.pdf

https://www.essentialvision.com.au/globalisation


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