Australia’s leaders are sitting on the sidelines. It’s up to the people to take a stand.

Citizen-led movements around the world are voicing their frustration over political impotence. It’s time it happened here too. By Marc Stears. First published in The Guardian Australia on Monday 30 September. Australian politics has never felt as far out of step with the rest of the democratic world. While other major democracies openly confront existential …