Politics

The Birth of a New Conservative Age

The political tide is turning. Conservative parties are in power in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand. There are Republican governors in thirty-one of the fifty American states. Since Stephen Harper’s election as Canadian Prime Minister in 2006, there has been a distinct lean to the centre-right in the major Anglosphere states. The political tone accompanying this has been one of caution. The mood of electorates is mixed. They lean culturally to the left; economically to the right; and socially they are torn in both directions. Australia’s long-serving former Prime Minister John Howard was a master of…

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