Gough Was An Unreasonable Man!

As I like pointing out from time to time - particularly after…

Excellent Work, Mr Abbott, Now Let's Apply The…

"Good evening, Ladies and Gentlemen. As you may remember, the Government went…

THE REAL CONSPIRACY

We all know that economists are generally not very good at predicting…

Trust, transparency and accountability or gimme gimme gimme?

Buoyed by their success at the 2013 election, the Abbott government has…

My Father used to call it "Foot in…

Author's note: I wrote this piece prior to the death of Gough…

With Gough’s passing, it’s time to think about…

Today’s passing of Gough Whitlam has left me today with a heavy…

Where to from here?

Is Bill Shorten living up to the Labor tradition? AIMN reader Sir…

We wanted Gough

So much has been said of the late Gough Whitlam since his…

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Gough Was An Unreasonable Man!

Rossleigh

As I like pointing out from time to time - particularly after I'm dismissed as a typical Labor supporter by those who seek to dismiss any criticism of the current government by citing Labor's record in government - I have never been a member of the Labor Party. Neither am…

Sickness Country: Selling Nuclear to the Neighbours

Kate O'Callaghan

Earlier this month, Tony Abbott travelled to India to seal the deal on a bilateral nuclear cooperation agreement which will allow the sale of uranium to the subcontinent. Australia had previously banned the sale of uranium to India, due to its status as a non-signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Australia…

We are sending asylum seekers back to Indonesia so they…

The AIM Network

In Haneef Hussain's recent article on The AIMN he told us why he and other family members fled their native Pakistan, for Australia and a better life. In Pakistan their people constantly faced torture or murder. As we also reported, they were on the first asylum seeker boat intercepted and…

Gough Was An Unreasonable Man!

Rossleigh

As I like pointing out from time to time - particularly after I'm dismissed as a typical Labor supporter by…

Effi Briest

The AIM Network

Effi Briest book review by Mathew Drogemuller. Effi Briest, as well as Theodor Fontane’s most successful novel, is said to be…

Politics

Excellent Work, Mr Abbott, Now Let's Apply The Same Logic…

Rossleigh

"Good evening, Ladies and Gentlemen. As you may remember, the Government went to the last election with a policy of…

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THE REAL CONSPIRACY

John Kelly

We all know that economists are generally not very good at predicting the future. The truth is, when they tell…

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Trust, transparency and accountability or gimme gimme gimme?

Kaye Lee

Buoyed by their success at the 2013 election, the Abbott government has wasted no time in using their power to…

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My Father used to call it "Foot in Mouth Disease"…

John Lord

Author's note: I wrote this piece prior to the death of Gough Whitlam and wondered if now was an appropriate…

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With Gough’s passing, it’s time to think about where we…

Trish Corry

Today’s passing of Gough Whitlam has left me today with a heavy heart, along with so many other people in…

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Where to from here?

The AIM Network

Is Bill Shorten living up to the Labor tradition? AIMN reader Sir ScotchMistery certainly doesn't think so. This afternoon I sat…

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Environment

Uncertain future for Adani at Abbot Point as fight for…

Kate O'Callaghan

It’s been an eventful month for Australia’s greatest natural wonder. It was widely reported this week that Abbot Point proponents Adani…

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Ebola

ozfenric

Each generation has its historic moments, its touchstone memories. I grew up in the 1980s, and my touchstones were the…

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Shark ecotourism -The no bull shark approach

Nicole Clark

Shark ecotourism - The no bull shark approach Two weeks ago I was assigned the task of writing up a ‘mock…

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Social Justice

A Reading List for "Ban the Burqa Bigots"

Trish Corry

I was in the audience at ABC’s Q & A (Monday 06/10/2014) and I listened to the question from Ms.…

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Crying for the children of Nauru

The AIM Network

Janet Galbraith operates an online writing group for people within Australian immigration detention. She has been speaking with people in…

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The Burqa ban - symptom of a deeper problem

The AIM Network

We've all heard the recent calls to ban the burqa. Paul Dellit writes that the calls are the loudest from…

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Change is a process . . . not an event

John Lord

"The secret of change is to focus all your energy on not fighting the old, but on building the future." Socrates. I…

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Good versus evil

The AIM Network

Good, Evil: IS and the Coalition. "Good" and "Evil": do these words actually mean anything? I think they do. I remember Dubya…

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My Favourite Movies

John Lord

This blog in the near future will broaden the category of Literature to include the arts in general. Last week out…

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