Clive Palmer launches the re-badged United Australia Party. Image: Seven West Media

Episode 13: the Think Tank edition. In the week that Clive Palmer announced his tilt at federal Parliament, Amber and Ben are joined by Miriam Lyons, Director of public policy think-tank, the Centre for Policy Development.

Amber, Ben and Mim talk about right-wing populism in Queensland, the future of the Labor Party, the likely policies of an incoming Abbott government, and the role of think-tanks in a modern democracy.

As always, you can listen to the full podcast by clicking on the link below, or by subscribing to our podcast in iTunes.

Some links:

The Centre for Policy Development

Ben’s article in New Matilda about Clive Palmer and the UAP

The Piping Shrike on Labor’s ideological problems

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