Faster, Faster, Young Aussie "Sand & Sandal" Epic…

By Ross Sharp Somebody’s left the gate open at the idiot farm again … A terrifying…

Lest We Forget-We've Forgotten Too Much Already

Anzac Day is one of the most commemorated days in Australia and…

Tax The Poor Because The Rich Aren't Like…

“The reason why I am cautious is because it’s their money. I’m…

Another meaning of 25 April - when words…

By Dr George Venturini Born in the grandfather’s home which was frequently honoured…

Curing Outrage Fatigue

    I agree with Tim Dunlop when he says we’re currently living through…

Maybe I'm Amazed

Is truth and honesty creeping into politics? Ross Sharp swears that he caught…

Tony Abbott Knows That Sgt Schultz Was Right!

'In an interview with Fairfax Media in Boston, Dr Lomborg confirmed he…

Business before science

With the revelation that Tony Abbott made the decision to fund Bjorn…

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Tax The Poor Because The Rich Aren't Like Us

Rossleigh

“The reason why I am cautious is because it’s their money. I’m always cautious about taking people’s money off them” Joe Hockey Serendipity. This morning I stumbled upon a quote which helped explain the thing that troubled me about the Liberal Party's position going into the 2013 election. They were arguing that they…

Labor framed as the villain again

Victoria Rollison

    Over the last couple of days, the Twittersphere has been full of congratulations for Waleed Aly’s The Project segment on the Renewable Energy Target (RET). If you haven’t watched it yet, here it is. Apart from the fact that it’s fairly amusing that journalists like Aly get congratulated for talking…

Lest We Forget-We've Forgotten Too Much Already

The AIM Network

Anzac Day is one of the most commemorated days in Australia and this year marks the centennial.  It is supposed to be a day to remember all those who fought and died not just for our freedom but to safeguard the freedom of others.  It is a day where we…

Tax The Poor Because The Rich Aren't Like Us

Rossleigh

“The reason why I am cautious is because it’s their money. I’m always cautious about taking people’s money off them” Joe…

Book Review: The Husband’s Secret, by Liane Moriarty

Kay Rollison

The Husband’s Secret (2013) is the fifth of Moriarty’s six novels, all of which are stories about families and relationships,…

News and Politics

Curing Outrage Fatigue

Victoria Rollison

    I agree with Tim Dunlop when he says we’re currently living through a phase of ‘the normalisation of bad politics’.…

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Maybe I'm Amazed

The AIM Network

Is truth and honesty creeping into politics? Ross Sharp swears that he caught glimpse. Mid-morning Sunday last, I am watching ABCNews24, as is…

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Tony Abbott Knows That Sgt Schultz Was Right!

Rossleigh

'In an interview with Fairfax Media in Boston, Dr Lomborg confirmed he had met the Prime Minister and Mr Pyne,…

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Business before science

Kaye Lee

With the revelation that Tony Abbott made the decision to fund Bjorn Lomberg’s position at UWA, and academics protesting that…

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The Wrong ANZAC Day

The AIM Network

  December 18 is the day that Australia should commemorate Gallipolli and not April 25 argues guest blogger Peter Martin. The 25th April…

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Tongue Of The Day

The AIM Network

    By Ross Sharp. Flicked over to Channel 7’s “Sunrise” program briefly this morning, and it’s a live cross to “Kochie” from  Turkey and he’s…

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Environment

Investing in women to save the world

Kaye Lee

Most contemporary estimates for the carrying capacity of the Earth under existing conditions are between 4 billion and 16 billion.…

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Snowy Hydro, Neoliberalism and the NSW Government: The Ugly Visage…

Rob Marsh

Australia’s energy policy is subject to regulatory and fiscal influence from all three levels of government, however only the State…

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Dam them

The AIM Network

The attachment of the Liberal National Coalition to building new dams is going against the grain of history and should…

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Social Justice

The Magna Carta

The AIM Network

    Ever wondered where the long road to achieving the rights of the common man began? Guest blogger Graham Parton, explains. If 2014…

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Abbott going Batty just doesn't cut it - the media…

Letitia McQuade

I admire Rosie Batty. She has suffered immeasurable grief and tragedy with grace, courage and fortitude. She has moved forward,…

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If you don’t love Australia, leave

Victoria Rollison

It’s time we reclaimed Australia. Because I love this country and I hate to see it being sullied by bigotry…

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Another meaning of 25 April - when words are stones

The AIM Network

By Dr George Venturini Born in the grandfather’s home which was frequently honoured with the presence of Giacomo Matteotti, one of…

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A masterclass in China Watching

Sally Baxter

In November 1969 an Australian named Francis James disappeared without trace. He was travelling by train from the southern China…

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Happy Chocolate Day: Decadent Chocolate Cake with Ganache or Chocolate…

TurnLeft2016

    To help celebrate Chocolate Day.... Cake Recipe 1 1/2 cups of Self-Raising flour 1/4 cup of cocoa powder 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla…

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Your Say

Faster, Faster, Young Aussie "Sand & Sandal" Epic Fans -…

The AIM Network

By Ross Sharp Somebody’s left the gate open at the idiot farm again … A terrifying troupe of terrorist teen tots and twenty-somethings had been…

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What We All Forget About Asia

The AIM Network

  Sir ScotchMistery has been taking a long hard look at Australia-China relations and puts forth his opinion. Disclaimer. The following viewpoints are…

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So, What's On Your Mind?

Edward Eastwood

Tim Dunlop, author of The New Front Page:New Media and the Rise of the Audience, argued recently that while the most exciting…

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