Red is the new black: Support for and attitudes towards socialism in Australia and the United States

Socialism is back. Well known for their love of avocados and Netflix, Millennials are now also apparently embracing the radical leftist politics of economic equality and public ownership of the means of production. That it is young people who are seen as supporting socialism is not surprising. This support is embodied (in the United States) …

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Measuring Australian voters’ ideology over 44 years

What do we want to do if we wish to measure voters' ideology (or issue preferences, for those who don't like that word)? Unfortunately, here in Australia the we don't really have survey data available which asks a large number of consistent questions over time, which would allow us to compare voters of, say, the …