National rallies for refugees

A thousand refugee protesters were expected in Sydney yesterday. Mounted Police expressed…

The Taxed Nots. Who are they and what…

When the Government chooses not to participate in active job creation, the expectation…

Day to Day Politics: Abbott tells Turnbull how…

Sunday 28 August 2016 Before Tony Abbott came along Australia had never elected…

Oh God! Another Train Wreck

Scott Morrison might be trying to scare us with his latest warnings…

Day to Day Politics: Astonishing, Morrison has a…

Saturday 27 August 2016 1 In what can only be described as a…

The Knots And The Taxed, As Well As…

Where to start... Let's see, let's begin with the idea that the…

Social Market Solutions: The New Tourism?

Denis Bright invites discussion on new funding options for tourism promotion at…

Morrison's ethics and the Taxed-Nots

Treasurer Scott Morrison and I have very different understandings of what comprises…

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The Taxed Nots. Who are they and what should we…

Trish Corry

When the Government chooses not to participate in active job creation, the expectation on people seeking employment to engage in active participation welfare programs, is unfair, burdensome, stigmatising, demoralising and counterproductive.  Mutual Obligation under the Keating Government was developed based on the notion that the Government would also commit to job creation and increase vocational training.…

Day to Day Politics: I thought we had moved on…

John Lord

Friday 19 August 2016 Climate Science has always been somewhat of a layperson's dilemma. Monday night's Q&A programme yet again demonstrated that there are still conspiracy nutter mentalities who gain prominence by being controversially stupid. When the debate turned to Climate Change even renowned physicist Brian Cox was dumbfounded by One Nation senator-elect…

National rallies for refugees

The AIM Network

A thousand refugee protesters were expected in Sydney yesterday. Mounted Police expressed surprise that there are at least four times that number filling the streets to Circular Quay. The group spread onto George Street marched past the PNG consulate to Circular Quay: landing place of the first boat people. Sydney Speakers included…

The Knots And The Taxed, As Well As The Not…

Rossleigh

Where to start... Let's see, let's begin with the idea that the Liberals are telling Labor that they should agree…

Book Review: Red Sorghum, by Mo Yan

Kay Rollison

This book is set primarily in the 1930s at the time of the Japanese invasion of China, with all the…

News and Politics

Day to Day Politics: Abbott tells Turnbull how to govern.…

John Lord

Sunday 28 August 2016 Before Tony Abbott came along Australia had never elected a Prime Minister so ignorant of technology, so…

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Oh God! Another Train Wreck

John Kelly

Scott Morrison might be trying to scare us with his latest warnings of a $1 trillion gross debt within a…

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Day to Day Politics: Astonishing, Morrison has a Damascus moment.

John Lord

Saturday 27 August 2016 1 In what can only be described as a moment of divine intervention Treasurer Scott Morrison has…

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The Knots And The Taxed, As Well As The Not…

Rossleigh

Where to start... Let's see, let's begin with the idea that the Liberals are telling Labor that they should agree…

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Morrison's ethics and the Taxed-Nots

Jennifer Wilson

Treasurer Scott Morrison and I have very different understandings of what comprises a “Taxed-Not,” a term it was yesterday alleged…

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Day to Day Politics: Explaining Neoliberalism

John Lord

Friday 26 August 2016 Like rust the insidious hand of neoliberalism spreads itself through every dimension of society. Neoliberalism is an often…

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Environment

Environmental concerns must be more heavily weighted in the decision…

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton Recent media attention on the parlous state of the environment in the vicinity of the Rio de…

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Analysis of the world’s 500 largest companies puts a spotlight…

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton A recent report on the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions performance of the world’s largest 500 companies between…

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A pioneering partnership has Adelaide on track to be the…

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton A number of my most recent articles have been predominantly focused on the economic issues associated with…

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Social Justice

The Taxed Nots. Who are they and what should we…

Trish Corry

When the Government chooses not to participate in active job creation, the expectation on people seeking employment to engage in active participation welfare programs, is…

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Domestic violence is real: Centrelink where are you?

The AIM Network

By Tracie Aylmer I used to be somewhat quiet over the domestic violence that I suffered, although I did advise Centrelink…

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An open letter to all the bigoted, hypocritical politicians of…

The AIM Network

I am a concerned Australian citizen writing to you today, the evening after the election, concerning marriage equality. Now whilst you…

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Social Market Solutions: The New Tourism?

The AIM Network

Denis Bright invites discussion on new funding options for tourism promotion at national and regional levels.   The extent of tourism…

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Have we misunderstood post-traumatic stress disorder?

The AIM Network

Joint media release: Cambridge Judge Business School, Cambridge, UK & UNSW Australia Business School, Sydney, Australia In understanding war-related post-traumatic stress…

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The democratisation of opinion

The AIM Network

By Ken Wolff With the rise of the internet and social media almost anyone can express their opinion to an audience…

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The Cancer of Capitalism

The AIM Network

By Christian Marx Capitalism by its very definition is exploitative. It relies on winners and losers. At its most basic definition…

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The pueriles of Pauline

Michael Taylor

Richard Ackland's brilliant article today ('The defence of free speech is limited for the anti-18C brigade' in The Guardian) reminds…

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Australia, Vietnam and white male supremacy

Jennifer Wilson

I don’t know who came up with the macabre notion of recreating the concert at which Little Pattie was performing…

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