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Petroleum Crumbs

September 17, 2019 - 17:27 -- Admin

By Michael Brazel   Let’s talk about the attack on the oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia. This has the potential to be the critical flash-point not only in Middle Eastern affairs but in the world’s financial systems. This could snowball out from the deserts where our modern concept of civilisation and bring down the world…

Fake Arguments on Fake News

September 17, 2019 - 16:02 -- Admin

The constipated tedium that follows each call, denial and condemnation after another round of fake news and its giddying effects has become daily fare. Entire episodes with the sanctimonious and the solemn are being created to show up the citizen journalist, the blogger, the self-opinionated masturbator of news, in the hope that some high priest…

Only the dumb get dumber

September 17, 2019 - 06:00 -- Admin

In June of 2007 at the height of one of the Victoria’s most crippling droughts, when Melbourne’s water storage levels had dropped to 28.4% – a drop of 20% on the previous year – the Bracks Government, amidst great controversy, decided to build a desalination plant. According to Wikipedia the plant was completed in December…

Perdaman: Santos’ latest attempt to sure up Narrabri Project

September 16, 2019 - 18:29 -- Admin

By David C Paull   Last week in Narrabri, Santos signed a ‘heads of agreement’ with Perdaman to “… further study and design a Perdaman ammonium production facility”. It will use methane gas produced from Santos’ as yet unapproved Narrabri Gas Project. According to Kevin Gallagher, CEO and Managing Director of Santos, said at the signing…

Perdaman: Santos’ latest attempt to shore up Narrabri Project

September 16, 2019 - 18:29 -- Admin

By David C Paull   Last week in Narrabri, Santos signed a ‘heads of agreement’ with Perdaman to “… further study and design a Perdaman ammonium production facility”. It will use methane gas produced from Santos’ as yet unapproved Narrabri Gas Project. According to Kevin Gallagher, CEO and Managing Director of Santos, said at the signing…

Sanctioning harm under guise of religious freedom

September 16, 2019 - 12:28 -- Admin

When Attorney-General Christian Porter proposed to prioritise freedom of religion above all other human rights which are necessary for a fair, just and humane society, he gave an orange light to the most wicked entitlement and privilege. The Australian Government’s proposed Religious Freedom Bills are out for public consultation and if passed, create a plethora…

An Open Letter to “The Left”

September 16, 2019 - 06:07 -- Admin

I am writing this letter to anyone who considers themselves as part of the left movement. Excuse my lack of salutation. I was going to address everyone with Dear Comrades; however, that only poses my first problem. I don’t know if comrades is even a fitting greeting anymore. I don’t even know where I fit…

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