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August 2013
The trust deficit
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 10:08 | Written by Graham Young

It's a given that most people don't trust politicians as a group, but that doesn't stop politicians running on the basis of being more trustworthy than their opponents, and that's where this election started out.

Kevin Rudd misses the point with social media
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 13:06 | Written by Graham Young

IN political campaigning, proximity is 90 per cent of everything. Those physically closest to the candidate have the most influence - for good and bad.

Labor starts campaign where it was last year
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 08:54 | Written by Graham Young

Is it possible Labor could have been in just as good a position now with Julia Gillard as leader? That's what our first preference index is saying. That doesn't feel right, but there is no point polling if you don't trust what your respondents tell you.

ETS has support but not for stated reasons
Sunday, 11 August 2013 17:10 | Written by Graham Young

When Kevin Rudd scrapped the carbon tax he said it was to help with the cost of living. While our panel supports the move, they don't buy the reasons that were given.