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Socialisation – “The Light on the Hill” – Ross McMullin

August 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Australian Labor Party, Communism, Democracy, Electoralism, Ideology, Means and Ends, Policy, Politics, Progressive Politics, Socialism

(In 1922, Red Ted) Theodore attacked (proposals to include a socialisation objective in the ALP platform). ‘Wild ideas were not necessary’, he contended, predicting a split if Labor was ‘prostituted by Communism’; anyway, ‘no two delegates would agree as to what socialisation of industry meant’.

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