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According to the WEF, the planet is ‘on the brink’

November 11, 2018 - 19:48 -- Admin

The Global Risks Report 2018 produced by the World Economic Forum lays out very clearly why this ridiculous debate about emissions reduction must stop.  If they won’t believe the scientists, perhaps the economists can convince them. Our planet on the brink Among the most pressing environmental challenges facing us are extreme weather events and temperatures;…

And The Wheels Of The Bus Go Round And Round, But Scottie Morrison Doesn’t Notice…

November 11, 2018 - 10:28 -- Admin

“The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round. The wheels on the bus go round and round, all through the town.” Scott Morrison has been doing his best to help Victorian Liberal Leader in the election campaign by spending his time travelling round Queensland on a bus. Of course,…

Politicised Victimhood: Ukraine’s Holodomor, Genocide and Intent

November 9, 2018 - 16:07 -- Admin

The impression hits you immediately. An opening of an exhibition held to commemorate survivors and families of one of the darker atrocities of human experiments; and it features ample food and wine. The commemorative occasion, however, was in stark contrast to the mass starvation that led to the deaths of millions in the Soviet Union’s…

“We need to change the rules in this country”: Doug Cameron

November 8, 2018 - 19:00 -- Admin

Doug Cameron knows how to command an audience. The ingredients are all there: hugely popular (and undoubtedly Labor’s most likeable senator), that fabulous Scottish accent, the passion in his voice, and the fire in his belly. Speaking at the North East Border Trades and Labour Council he had found another captivated audience. And all the…

The march of the demagogues

November 8, 2018 - 15:15 -- Admin

By Ad astra Are you as unnerved as I am by the rise of demagogues around the world – leaders who gain popularity by exploiting prejudice and ignorance among the people, whipping up passions and shutting down reasoned debate, who overturn established customs of political conduct, or threaten to do so? Commentators often use ‘rabble-rouser’ or ‘leader…

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