Unnecessary Fussing: China, the United States and APEC

The parents on the global stage of power are bickering and now,…

The APEC Aftermath: Learning from the Statecraft of…

By Denis BrightTensions were always anticipated at the APEC in Port Moresby.…

How do you argue with that?

In order to progress sensible policy direction in this country, it is…

The corrupt cat of capitalism

It’s out of the bag …. the corrupt cat of capitalism ...…

Progressive reform in a populist era

By Stephen FitzgeraldHaving a progressive agenda with greater equality leads to higher…

Charges Under Seal: US Prosecutors Get Busy With…

Those with a stake in the hustling racket of empire have little…

Cause and Effect

Recently Fairfax media published an article written by Steve Robson, a professor and current President…

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The APEC Aftermath: Learning from the Statecraft of Prime Minister…

The AIM Network

By Denis BrightTensions were always anticipated at the APEC in Port Moresby. Commuting from Cairns in Airforce 2, Mike Pence sought to high-jack the long tradition of consensus-building at APEC Summits embracing countries from a diversity of developmental and strategic perspectives.PNG’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neil was not bowled over by…

Denials Down Under: Climate Change and Health

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Richard Horton’s note in an October 2015 issue of The Lancet was cautiously optimistic. It described the launch of Doctors for Climate Change Action, led by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) in the lead-up to the UN Climate Change Conference COP21. The initiative had arisen from a statement…

If only Dutton and Morrison weren't so mean

Eva Cripps

In June 2018, when the world broke into uniform outrage over the forced separation and detention of illegal migrant children in the United States, Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton was quick to stomp on any hope for the men, women and children trapped on Nauru and Manus Island: “…

Bill Shorten Attacks Low Income Earners With Labor's Class War!

Rossleigh

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time…

Unnecessary Fussing: China, the United States and APEC

Dr Binoy Kampmark

The parents on the global stage of power are bickering and now, such entertainingly distracting forums as APEC (the Asia-Pacific…

News and Politics

How do you argue with that?

Kaye Lee

In order to progress sensible policy direction in this country, it is necessary to listen to different ideas, consider other…

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Charges Under Seal: US Prosecutors Get Busy With Julian Assange

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Those with a stake in the hustling racket of empire have little time for the contrariness that comes with exposing…

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How a climate change denier works

Kaye Lee

When Malcolm Turnbull told his audience at the bar association dinner that “the Liberal Party and the Coalition is not…

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Bill Shorten Attacks Low Income Earners With Labor's Class War!

Rossleigh

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time…

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The gross incompetence of a mediocre middle-class

Joseph Carli

Gather around fellow workers and producers … gather around citizens and retirees, gather around young and old … and all…

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Balance of power games played out by media reports promoting…

The AIM Network

By Denis BrightHaving increased its majority in the US Senate at the Mid-term elections on 6 November 2018, the Trump…

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Environment

Climate recalcitrance

The AIM Network

By John Haly“Recalcitrant” is what Prime minister Keating once described Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir over economic considerations with APEC.…

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Safety Cannot Be Guaranteed

The AIM Network

By Keith Antonysen  Already when the Paris COP21 was being negotiated some scientists were stating that reaching a 1.5C increase in temperature…

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Just a (new normal) drought

ozfenric

Recently there has been a lot of commentary about the Big Dry. From news.com.au to the 7:30 report  to your nearest…

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Social Justice

The children, the children!

George Theodoridis

By George TheodoridisTwenty-five minutes into last Monday night's QandA, a question was asked about the refugees and specifically the children, stuck…

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Evacuating Nauru: Médecins Sans Frontières and Australia’s Refugee Dilemma

Dr Binoy Kampmark

It is an organisation not without its problems. Conceived in the heat of idealism, and promoted as the vanguard of…

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Access to mental health care services under threat

Eva Cripps

'Enough is Enough'….All consumers and psychologists in Australia deserve equal access to Medicare!The following is reproduced with permission from the…

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AIM Extra

Unnecessary Fussing: China, the United States and APEC

Dr Binoy Kampmark

The parents on the global stage of power are bickering and now, such entertainingly distracting forums as APEC (the Asia-Pacific…

Read more

Progressive reform in a populist era

The AIM Network

By Stephen FitzgeraldHaving a progressive agenda with greater equality leads to higher economic growth and that higher economic growth then…

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Cause and Effect

The AIM Network

Recently Fairfax media published an article written by Steve Robson, a professor and current President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.…

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Your Say

The corrupt cat of capitalism

Joseph Carli

It’s out of the bag …. the corrupt cat of capitalism ... this corporate Tom has caught its last mouse.…

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What does a minute's silence mean?

George Theodoridis

It means, "shut the f*ck up!"It means, make no noise!It means let me think for a minute. Let me reflect.It…

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Murdoch strikes at democracy

The AIM Network

By Stephen FitzgeraldThe first German chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, said there were two sights the public should not see: The…

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