Baby boomer protection

Why is the Abbott government offering $10,000 to employ people who are…

Media mogul Murdoch is buying a Conservative alternate…

The Abbott Government is leading Australia down America's path on a range…

Operation Reducing The Welfare of Our Nation

Now, some people are complaining about the Abbott Government's latest attempt to…

Book Review: All the Birds Singing, by Evie…

All the Birds Singing is the winner of the 2014 Miles Franklin…

A Short Response to "My Last Post"

I have been a regular user of social media since 2010. After…

Honesty...what's that?

When the Charter of Budget Honesty was introduced by the Howard/Costello government…

Waiting To Exhale - Joe Hockey's Delicate Condition

All political parties have their heroes. Figures who tower over other former leaders. For…

Liberals Complain That The Facts Are Showing A…

Interviewer: Good morning, today we have the Treasurer of Australia, Mr Hoe…

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Baby boomer protection

Kaye Lee

Why is the Abbott government offering $10,000 to employ people who are over 50?  We grew up in a time of free education and high employment so presumably these people already have some work experience which puts them in front of young job applicants.  Very few over 50s would have…

Tell me what I want to hear

Kaye Lee

As it becomes increasingly apparent that households will not be $550 a year better off without the carbon tax we hear the rhetoric change.  Andrew Laming said “It will be $550 lower than it otherwise would be, but if other elements have made prices go up then you won't see a…

Baby boomer protection

Kaye Lee

Why is the Abbott government offering $10,000 to employ people who are over 50?  We grew up in a time of free education and high employment so presumably these people already have some work experience which puts them in front of young job applicants.  Very few over 50s would have…

Operation Reducing The Welfare of Our Nation

Rossleigh

Now, some people are complaining about the Abbott Government's latest attempt to help the unemployed find work arguing that working…

Book Review: All the Birds Singing, by Evie Wyld

Kay Rollison

All the Birds Singing is the winner of the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award, given to a book judged to…

Politics

Media mogul Murdoch is buying a Conservative alternate universe

The AIM Network

The Abbott Government is leading Australia down America's path on a range of social and economic issues, and holding the…

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Honesty...what's that?

Kaye Lee

When the Charter of Budget Honesty was introduced by the Howard/Costello government in 1998 it was intended to provide a…

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Waiting To Exhale - Joe Hockey's Delicate Condition

Edward Eastwood

All political parties have their heroes. Figures who tower over other former leaders. For the ALP it's Gough Whitlam. For the modern…

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Our Future

Kaye Lee

I do not profess to being an investment whiz or understanding all the nuances of government finance, but I am…

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Rich wankers

Victoria Rollison

Let me start out by saying that I know many rich people who have a social conscience and for whom…

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Is there really such a thing as national debt?

John Kelly

In a recent article by Warwick Smith in The Guardian, a group of economists refuted three of the government's…

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Environment

Climate change is irrelevant

The AIM Network

In the argument for investment in renewable energy in Australia, the existence, or non-existence of climate change is irrelevant, writes…

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Laggards or Leaders

Kaye Lee

While Joe Hockey labels Australians as "lifters or leaners", governments are similarly judged as "laggards or leaders".  In one fell…

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Why Jonathan Moylan's Whitehaven Hoax Was Great

Kate O'Callaghan

Anti-coal activist Jonathan Moylan left court today still in the dark about his fate, after his sentencing for breaching Section…

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Social Justice

'Middle-Out' Economics

Victoria Rollison

Here it is. Here is the wealth inequality narrative progressives have been searching for. Yesterday I wrote about rich wankers…

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June 28, 1914

John Lord

A guest post by Alan Knox. Alan lives in California where he studies Sociology at the State University. He formerly from…

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Kids and Capuchins

Kaye Lee

While children may lack the cynicism that comes with age, the sophistication that comes with experience, or the confidence that…

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The permanent solution to the challenges of global development

The AIM Network

Denis Bright reviews a paper written by Simon Weihofen (Doctoral Candidate at Volkswagen AG) about the need for new global…

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Being a man is a serious business

The AIM Network

Now is the time for Australian men to man up and stand up for their values, and stop acting like…

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Rumours of War

Sean Stinson

"The question was how we should manoeuvre them into the position of firing the first shot without allowing too much…

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