Bernardi’s way

Bernardi’s way

The Conservative Revolution

by Cory Bernardi

Connor Court Publishing, $29.95 pb, 164 pp, 9781922168962

Shane Carmody

Shane Carmody works for the Library at the University of Melbourne, and was formerly Director, Collections at the State Library of...

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In a time of spin and media management, it is refreshing to read a book written by a politician setting out core beliefs. Cory Bernardi has done this in The Conservative Revolution. Its launch was greeted with reports of his support for a completely free market in labour relations, his opposition to abortion, and his dislike of homosexuality. Many presented his views as the extreme statements of a maverick, and some from his own side of politics joined in the attack. The prime minister was more muted in his comments.

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Published in March 2014 no. 359

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