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The Doom of Donald Trump: fleshy man given to vulgarities and gauche behavior, boastful, thin-skinned, politically amoral, vengeful, unforgiving and, most important, considered an illegitimate president

January 19, 2017 - 00:18 -- Admin

New York Daily News, 16 January 2017:Whether he knows it or not, the specter of Lyndon Baines Johnson haunts Donald John Trump. There are some jarring similarities -- two big fleshy men given to vulgarities and gauche behavior, boastful, thin-skinned, politically amoral, vengeful, unforgiving and, most important, considered illegitimate presidents.

How Malcolm Turnbull's approval rating compares with seven other national leaders

January 19, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

OVERVIEW2017 Edelman Trust Barometer:The 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer finds that two-thirds of the countries we survey are now "distrusters" (under 50 percent trust in the mainstream institutions of business, government, media and NGOs to do what is right), up from just over half in2016. This is a profound crisis in trust that has its origins in the Great Recession of2008.

The Australian Government doesn't only wreck asylum seeker lives on Manus and Nauru - it tosses away billions of taxpayer dollars in the process

January 19, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

The Turnbull Government (like the Abbott government before it) once again demonstrates why it is unfit to govern……ABC News, 17 January 2017:The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has been accused of mismanaging offshore detention centre contracts, with an independent audit alleging more than $1 billion was spent over the last four years without proper authorisation.A

The basic relationship between wealth, power, economic growth - globally and in Australia

January 18, 2017 - 00:15 -- Admin

It is no secret that the world is an unequal place when it comes to the distribution of wealth and the free exercise of political power.This month Oxfam International released its Oxfam Briefing Paper January 2017, AN ECONOMY FOR THE 99%: It‟s time to build a human economy that benefits everyone, not just the privileged few.This paper pointed out that new estimates show that

Off the air

January 15, 2017 - 00:30 -- Admin

Clarencegirl wishes to inform NCV readers that due to the tardiness of her internet provider in supplying her with replacement internet equipment she is unable to publish her regular posts. Please keep an eye on our site as it will be back in action asap.

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