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‘Spring clean’, anyone?

October 19, 2017 - 18:40 -- Admin

By Kyran O’Dwyer There is an old adage, “Lie to me once, shame on you. Lie to me twice, shame on me”. Day after day, I, like every other Australian, am assured, or reassured (depending on my disposition), by our ‘leaders’ that everything’s alright. No matter the problem. Day after day, politicians parade themselves in…

Australia’s Citizenship Bill Fails

October 19, 2017 - 18:06 -- Admin

This is a government that takes pride in its hard headedness and faux populism. Knowing it would have to brave a sceptical, even baffled Senate, Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, resembling a bit dictator struggling for traction, decided to ignore the signals. What was required, claimed Dutton, were tougher citizenship laws to govern Australia, an…

Send in the clowns

October 18, 2017 - 19:25 -- Admin

“Isn’t it rich?” … “Isn’t it queer?” I could weep for humanity … I could just f#cking … weep for them … for us. If you were to look at it objectively, you’d have to agree that most of the advancements made for the betterment of society, have been made not on the successes, but…

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Banning Nuclear Weapons in Korea and Beyond: Just a Logical Extension to the LNP’s Rules Based Diplomacy?

October 18, 2017 - 11:00 -- Admin

Denis Bright invites discussion on the prospects for a UN sponsored nuclear weapons free world commencing with conflict resolution on the Korean Peninsula. Is this scenario the logical outcome of the federal LNP’s own rhetoric on rules based diplomacy? Could a bipartisan arrangement with Bill Shorten advance this peace agenda for our region? Since the…

Day to Day Politics: What Hypocrisy! It’s really staggering.

October 18, 2017 - 06:06 -- Admin

Wednesday 18 October 2017 When I have written on this subject in the past I have always approached it by saying that whilst I have a layperson’s appreciation of science, an in-depth, educated, comprehension eludes me. That is why in 2014 I wrote “Climate Change: A Lay Persons Dilemma” and “You Probably Won’t Read This,…

What’s wrong with PM Turnbull?

October 17, 2017 - 14:00 -- Admin

By Ad astra As a weary electorate approaches yet another holiday season, looks back over the year and asks: ‘How has our federal government improved life for ordinary Aussies’, the answer is depressing. Our self-styled ‘adult government’ has achieved so little for so long. We have had to endure indecision, poor planning, stultifying policies, governmental…