Running with cows

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Letters from the Queen’s secretary on a touchy…

To people of my vintage it seems like yesterday that these events…

Change and difference

I would like to amend the statement "The only certainties in life…

Robodebt: Part man. Part machine. All crap.

Ok, I paraphrased one of the tagline from Robocop for the title…

Sinister Flatulence: Trump versus Twitter

Sawing off the branch you sit on can hardly be the best…

Covid 19 has hit the economy hard; But…

COVID-19 has hit the Australian economy hard. By some estimates the Australian economy…

2020 becomes 1984: Trump, Twitter and the Ministry…

Prologue: Trump as Big Brother  You do not need me to tell you…

Known problems

Spokesmodel Christian Porter has been all over the airwaves announcing the government’s…

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Letters from the Queen’s secretary on a touchy subject

John Lord

To people of my vintage it seems like yesterday that these events in the history of Australia’s democracy took place.Those of us who lived through it see it through reflective battle-weary feelings.An unelected representative of the Queen, the Governor General John Kerr, had dismissed a democratically elected government.How was he…

Glacier hazards on the increase in the warming world

The AIM Network

University of Western Australia Media ReleaseA global team of scientists including The University of Western Australia has found glacier detachments, which are highly destructive events, may occur more frequently as the world warms.Following two extreme events in 2013 and 2015 where glacier detachments at Flat Creek in Alaska caused landslides…

The Precedent Set

ozfenric

With the acquittal this week (Tuesday 7 April 2020) of Cardinal George Pell, many words will be written, both in published media and in social channels. Many people will be appalled by the decision and personally offended that the Cardinal will walk free. For many people, victims of abuse and…

Robodebt: Part man. Part machine. All crap.

Rossleigh

Ok, I paraphrased one of the tagline from Robocop for the title but at least I haven't stolen my entire…

Running with cows

Michael Taylor

I admit I was pleasantly surprised that my stories of growing up on Kangaroo Island were so well-received. Inspired I…

News and Politics

Change and difference

RosemaryJ36

I would like to amend the statement "The only certainties in life are death and taxes" to read "The only…

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Robodebt: Part man. Part machine. All crap.

Rossleigh

Ok, I paraphrased one of the tagline from Robocop for the title but at least I haven't stolen my entire…

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Covid 19 has hit the economy hard; But where is…

Dr Tristan Ewins

COVID-19 has hit the Australian economy hard. By some estimates the Australian economy will shrink by approximately 7 per cent in…

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2020 becomes 1984: Trump, Twitter and the Ministry of Truth

Dr Tim Jones

Prologue: Trump as Big Brother  You do not need me to tell you that Donald Trump has a distant relationship with…

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Known problems

Kaye Lee

Spokesmodel Christian Porter has been all over the airwaves announcing the government’s latest…ummm…announcement, which is that they want everyone else…

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Lies, lies and more lies

Dr Jennifer Wilson

On May 25 2020, the Secretary of Prime Minister and Cabinet, (PM&C) Phil Gaetjens, the most senior public servant in…

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Environment

UniSA researcher joins new national program to protect the Antarctic

The AIM Network

University of South Australia Media ReleaseUniSA and South Australian Museum invertebrates expert, Associate Professor Mark Stevens, will join a team…

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Is a Food Crisis the next big hit for humanity?

The AIM Network

By Julian Cribb  As the world reels under corona virus and the resulting economic meltdown, another crisis – far more serious…

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Corruption must be rooted out and climate change action returned…

RosemaryJ36

It was fortuitous for the Coalition government that the Covid-19 virus should disrupt the world at the moment when the…

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Social Justice

Our Compelling Witness!

Keith Davis

Thousands upon thousands of Survivors of childhood sexual abuse could have written this brief article.Their experiences may differ from…

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The end of the Newstart Criminal?

Keith Davis

Happy days. The unemployed will now no longer be demonised as dole bludgers or Newstart Criminals. From now on they…

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Another woman dead. What can we as a society do…

Keith Davis

Somewhere around Australia, behind a closed door in one of our suburbs, right now a woman is being beaten. There…

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AIM Extra

Running with cows

Michael Taylor

I admit I was pleasantly surprised that my stories of growing up on Kangaroo Island were so well-received. Inspired I…

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Sinister Flatulence: Trump versus Twitter

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Sawing off the branch you sit on can hardly be the best of policies. But that all depends on the…

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Welcome Deaths: Coronavirus and the Open Plan Office

Dr Binoy Kampmark

For anybody familiar with that gruesome manifestation of the modern workplace, namely the open plan office, the advent of coronavirus…

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Ego Trip: US Space Flags and Super-Duper Missiles

Dr Binoy Kampmark

US President Donald Trump is much taken with the bombastic and the exaggerated.In an interview with the Associated Press in…

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One Rule for Me and Another for Everyone Else: The…

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Leaving crises to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s management skills will never disappoint those who favour chaos and the attractions of…

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Patterns of Compromise: The EasyJet Data Breach

Dr Binoy Kampmark

It has been a withering time for the airlines, whose unused planes moulder in a gruelling waiting game of survival.…

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Your Say

The Circle of Life ...

The AIM Network

By Christian Marx  “Let me tell you about my youth,” the farrowed brow of the old man beamed with sweat and the…

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A light bulb moment!

RosemaryJ36

In trying to catch up on my emails before going to bed - late as always - I started reading…

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Don't thank Morrison - thank COAG

RosemaryJ36

The current crisis has revealed many aspects of Australia and Australian life which were less clearly defined before.We have become…

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