NEG - guarantees nothing

By Stephen FitzAll the debate, all the policy, all the smoke screens…

Don't feed the trolls

Ever since Internet blogs allowed comments, there has been a particularly nasty,…

It’s Not Easy Being Green

By Henry JohnstonWatching Richard Di Natale posit the Greens political philosophy on…

Australian Psychological Society Medicare review submission betrays members…

The Australian Psychological Society’s (APS) submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Medicare Benefit…

Human qualities v animal behaviour

By Stephen FitzWho knows what evil lurks within the hearts of men?…

Readying Knives: The Mortality of Australian Prime Ministers

The opinion poll prime ministership is a modern Australian disease. Not only…

An open letter to Andrew Bolt

By Christian MarxOnce again, the shrill cries from Andrew Bolt can be…

Tony Abbott is responsible for our high energy…

Commentators blame successive governments over the last ten years for our lack…

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Don't feed the trolls

The AIM Network

Ever since Internet blogs allowed comments, there has been a particularly nasty, vile group of people that visit the comments sections of blogs, post inflammatory comments to provoke others and move on when they have derailed the conversation. Usually the rationale for doing this is to disrupt the blog or…

NEG - guarantees nothing

The AIM Network

By Stephen FitzAll the debate, all the policy, all the smoke screens and diversion, all the pain and all the suffering inflicted on energy consumers, and for what? What it boils down to is reducing greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuel, the key components driving elevated global temperature and…

Australian Psychological Society Medicare review submission betrays members and clients

Eva Cripps

The Australian Psychological Society’s (APS) submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Medicare Benefit Scheme (MBS) review is an astonishing attempt to restrict access to psychology services for the most vulnerable of Australians. The submission, which was only made available to APS members on Friday, 17 August 2018, represents a kick in…

What's More Likely? (A Post Concerning Unicorns, Shark Attacks And…

Rossleigh

It's easy to get carried away with the present moment. We all know this, yet we often forget it because…

Meaningless Titles and Liveable Cities: Melbourne loses to Vienna

Dr Binoy Kampmark

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has gone about its annual business of releasing its World’s Most Liveable City index, the…

News and Politics

It’s Not Easy Being Green

The AIM Network

By Henry JohnstonWatching Richard Di Natale posit the Greens political philosophy on Insiders with Barrie Cassidy (ABCTV 19/08/2017) reminded me…

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Readying Knives: The Mortality of Australian Prime Ministers

Dr Binoy Kampmark

The opinion poll prime ministership is a modern Australian disease. Not only does it suggest an ailing in the Westminster…

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Tony Abbott is responsible for our high energy prices

Kaye Lee

Commentators blame successive governments over the last ten years for our lack of a coherent energy policy resulting in excessive…

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Dutton circles, poised to attack, sensing Turnbull's blood in the…

David Tyler

A conga-line of suck-holes and the odd cross-bencher form a blue-grey-suited crush up the raspberry carpeted steps of the senate,…

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Don't mention a Default Price for electricity !

Terence Mills

The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) we are told is all about bringing down the electricity prices paid by consumers whilst…

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What's More Likely? (A Post Concerning Unicorns, Shark Attacks And…

Rossleigh

It's easy to get carried away with the present moment. We all know this, yet we often forget it because…

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Environment

The Lasting Condition: Drought in Australia

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Humans are a funny species. They create settlements along fault lines that, on moving, can create catastrophe, killing thousands. They…

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A business as usual approach to climate change

The AIM Network

By Keith AntonysenPreviously, whenever climate scientists have talked about the ills created by climate change they have spoken about the end…

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The conversation we don’t have but desperately need

The AIM Network

By Sean HurleyWe need to have a conversation about economics. Not the prototypical economic conversation; there’s no need to discuss…

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Social Justice

50 Offshore Protests Occurred Around the Country to Mark the…

The AIM Network

Media ReleaseThe protests in the week ending 22/7/18 (involving over 90 groups) rolled across regional Australia and mostly focused on…

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It`s Time ... To Raise Newstart!

The AIM Network

By Christian MarxAustralia is rapidly going down the toilet. Stagnating wages, chronic unemployment and increasingly tenuous work has resulted in…

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History on the back of a beer coaster

Joseph Carli

Forget the links, the oft’ quoted academic tome ... forget the reams of verbose railing against this or that "Authentic…

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AIM Extra

Meaningless Titles and Liveable Cities: Melbourne loses to Vienna

Dr Binoy Kampmark

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has gone about its annual business of releasing its World’s Most Liveable City index, the…

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The Apprentice's Revenge

Joseph Carli

This yarn was told to me back in the early eighties by my brother-in-law as we walked from his house…

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Banning Alex Jones and Infowars

Dr Binoy Kampmark

He is treated as the bogeyman of conspiracy entertainment, and Alex Jones has become a prominent figure for advancing a…

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Human qualities v animal behaviour

The AIM Network

By Stephen FitzWho knows what evil lurks within the hearts of men? It was in comic books and Marvel movies…

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An open letter to Andrew Bolt

The AIM Network

By Christian MarxOnce again, the shrill cries from Andrew Bolt can be seen in his latest crusade for “free” speech.…

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Emma Husar – Yet another institutional failure

The AIM Network

By John TonsBy now most Australians will have moved on from the Emma Husar episode. For those who managed to…

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