Perhaps this is an obituary after all, for the loss of a mature political culture in which public service was its own enduring reward.
It is almost certain that the general election will be dominated by large political parties with a long tradition.
Her political beliefs had been bolstered by her religious faith and she saw the emergence of a democratic society as a proper salvation.
He has lectured and written extensively on Australian and West Australian political affairs.
She said this would enable political parties to mature further and ensure their ability to form governments.
Tell them to start a political hip-hop organization and get money out of their school.
These are sombre thoughts for anyone interested in current political thought.
Surely here is an idea for any political party desperate for a bit of blue-sky thinking.
And, they are not the ones who have a direct stake in the political affairs in their societies.
Are there no practices of trading political favors for money, big money, in the other political parties?