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Morrison reaped what he had sown

May 24, 2022 - 10:09 -- Admin

Writing this a couple of days after the most important election in Australian history, Australians did finally find their voices, and in no uncertain manner told the neo-liberal jackals who had come storming into public life that they were finished. Why the most important election? Because Morrison was on a path to Trumpian glory. Surrounded…

Reality bites

May 23, 2022 - 18:00 -- Admin

By 2353NM   Every political commentator in the land has their own personal opinion, most hide it and at least present a facade of even-handed questioning of politicians from all sides of politics. A week and a bit before the election, Sky News Paul Murray didn’t. In what The Guardian called an expletive laden anti-Labor tirade Murray demonstrated his bias in…

And so it came to pass

May 23, 2022 - 06:00 -- Admin

And so it came to pass that truth persisted, hope survived and democracy will be restored. And so, it came to pass on the twenty-first day of May in the year 2021 that the people of Australia decided to end its decade long flirtation with what was a rotten, corrupt government and its lying leader…

Election 2022: Prospects for a New Multidimensional Era?

May 22, 2022 - 14:53 -- Admin

By Denis Bright   Election 2022 is more than a Labor victory. It opens the parliament of Australia to new voices from the Greens, Teal Independents and others who can rattle the political foundations of post-1949 Australia with around fifteen members on a progressive cross-bench. Current projections show that the result is still in doubt in…

The Great Teal Tsunami: Arise Australia’s Independents

May 22, 2022 - 13:41 -- Admin

Rarely in Australian history has a governing party suffered such loss in the face of an opponent unable to claim complete victory. It said much about the disillusionment, and plain disgust, from that nebulous centre of the country’s politics. That centre roared on May 21, consuming sitting government members and inflicting a bloody reckoning. That…

A New Start: The 2022 Election

May 22, 2022 - 12:14 -- Admin

Prologue: The Result It is done. The former regime under which we have lived for the last nine years is no longer in power. Despite the corporate cheerleading, despite the blatant bias and propaganda from the media, the Australian Labor Party will form the next government. All the king’s monkeys and all the king’s propagandists…