The triumph of green hearts over sere
Reflections on student radicalism at Sydney University in the 1910s and the 1960s
Publisher: Radical Sydney/Radical History
Year Published: 2013
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16433
In April 1910, thirty graduates and undergraduates met on the eve of the federal elections with the intention of establishing the University Socialist Society. The conservatives downtown were shocked. The next day, while the voters shifted to the left, and Andrew Fisher looked forward to leading his second Labor government, the Sydney Morning Herald called the formation of a socialist club at the University, The Last Straw...