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Who is the worst enemy of poorer Australians and Whistleblowers? Scott John Morrison

May 20, 2021 - 00:33 -- Admin

According to Wikipedia, Scott Morrison is descended from convict stock. Now claiming to be a follower of the Hillsong cult, a close examination of his actions and beliefs makes it hard to see how he can even claim to be a Christian. While, at this point, many might seek to explain the problems associated with…

One Sign Of Intelligence Is Being Able To Change Your Mind or Why Scott Morrison Is Einstein!

May 19, 2021 - 17:44 -- Admin

Remember just a few years ago when we were told that we needed to be “energy agnostic”. Well, all that’s out the window. Apparently we now have to build a church to gas because the private operators have decided that they’d rather invest in something profitable. Why do I call it “a church”? That’s because…

The gilt comes off: Singapore goes into lockdown

May 18, 2021 - 16:20 -- Admin

A clean, technology driven dystopia. A representation of our techno future. These were the introductory descriptions to a piece by science fiction author William Gibson on Singapore for Wired in 1993. “Imagine an Asian version of Zurich operating as an offshore capsule at the foot of Malaysia; an affluent microcosm whose citizens inhabit something that…

All Judas Needed Was Channel 7! Hitler May Have Needed More…

May 17, 2021 - 11:57 -- Admin

‘McLachlan said he was frustrated that despite being “100 per cent acquitted” and “an innocent man”, he was not believed. He added that he hadn’t worked for three years because he had been cruelly targeted. “The crucifixion was so brutal,” he said. “In this post-Weinstein hashtag #MeToo world, I can’t win,” he said in the…

Tim Wilson epitomises so many things that are wrong with the Morrison government 

May 16, 2021 - 21:24 -- Admin

Two photographs taken by Alex Ellinghausen last week pretty much sum up Liberal Member for Goldstein, Tim Wilson. The first shows Tim joining the Parliamentary Friends of Running (yes, there is such a thing) and the Indigenous Marathon Foundation members as they head off together on a four-kilometre jog to promote active lifestyles in Indigenous…

Government does not go far enough on Aged Care reform, while Labor is too-light on the details

May 16, 2021 - 12:20 -- Admin

The recent Budget announcements are a mixed bag for Aged Care. They represent a step in the right direction; but much is still left to be done. Specifically, the Budget outlines an extra $17.7 billion over five years in new funding; but with an upwards trajectory. This is intended to provide an additional 80,000 home care packages over two…

“Elbowed and Hustled”: Australia’s Yellow Peril Problem

May 15, 2021 - 15:31 -- Admin

With the babble about Cold War paranoia becoming a routine matter in Canberra, the treacherous ground for war with China is being bedded down and readied. The Yellow Peril image never truly dissipated from Australia’s politics. It was crucial in framing the first act of the newly born Commonwealth in 1901: The Immigration Restriction Act.…

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