Imperial Sentiments: Donald Trump, Greenland and Colonial Real…

Haven’t the critics worked it out yet? US President Donald Trump chugs…

Faith and rational thought

By RosemaryJ36If I believe (and I am really wary about using the…

Dealing with Pell

Yesterday, Cardinal George Pell lost his appeal against his conviction of child…

“Weak as piss”

Just to underline how puerile politics has become, Federal Resources Minister Matt…

Bring Back The Labor Herald

Until 2016, Australian Labor had an online blog site The Labor Herald.…

A conga line of bludgers: Prince Charles (part…

By Dr George Venturini  On 11 and 12 February 2015 Charles visited Saudi…

The Peters and the Pauls: The fight for…

By Jezabel  Decriminalisation is being fought for in Queensland right now, with a…

Days of wine and lost horizons ...

Days of beer and weed ...Growing up in the 70’s … The…

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“Weak as piss”

Kaye Lee

Just to underline how puerile politics has become, Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan has called engineering firm Aurecon "weak as piss" and a "bunch of bedwetters" for severing its relationship with Adani."People of regional Queensland have kind of got over caving in to this kind of behaviour and conduct, it…

Destruction and disaster are the consequences of delay

The AIM Network

By RosemaryJ36  The recent COAG meeting had recycling on its agenda, but predominantly in the context of requiring the states and territories to stop shipping waste overseas, and with no commitment by the Commonwealth government to mandate a reduction of use of plastic in packaging.I fully appreciate that the States were…

The attack on women by Australian politicians, and Alan Jones

Dr Jennifer Wilson

Things have been just dandy for women in the last forty eight hours, with broadcaster Alan Jones declaring that Prime Minister Scott Morrison should give New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinta Ardern a few backhands to shut her up, and then stuff a sock down her throat.Jones was supported by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, who…

The Public Service Needs To Be More Accountable... Like Politicians…

Rossleigh

Lately Scott Morrison has started praising the "quiet Australians" as being those for whom he is governing. Obviously if you…

Imperial Sentiments: Donald Trump, Greenland and Colonial Real Estate

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Haven’t the critics worked it out yet? US President Donald Trump chugs to the coal of nonsense that may come…

News and Politics

Bring Back The Labor Herald

Trish Corry

Until 2016, Australian Labor had an online blog site The Labor Herald. There is a case to bring back the…

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The Bobble-headed Boofhead

The AIM Network

By Grumpy Geezer  Ever since the welcome and suitably humiliating demise of the egregious ecclesiastic from Manly, Friar Fuck'd, I've been pondering who'd be…

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Be wary of a Trump-Morrison alliance

The AIM Network

By Ad astra  Have you noticed the growing bond between President Trump and PM Morrison?Morrison has always been fulsome in his praise…

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Quiet Australians will never permeate the Morrison bubble

Kaye Lee

In what appears to be an attempt to emulate John Howard’s battlers, Scott Morrison tells us that he will be…

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Great Australian political policy stuff-ups (part 3): Whitlam - how…

John Lord

Perhaps the most controversial Prime Minister we have ever had. I first became interested in Whitlam after he defeated Jim…

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The Public Service Needs To Be More Accountable... Like Politicians…

Rossleigh

Lately Scott Morrison has started praising the "quiet Australians" as being those for whom he is governing. Obviously if you…

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Environment

Guerrilla Power hits Australia

Keith Davis

The knowledge that subversive Revolutionary Guerrillas exist in Australia perturbs many of those at the highest levels of power in…

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How many politicians understand scientific research methods?

The AIM Network

By RosemaryJ36  One aspect of education in Australia, which has always puzzled me, has been the concentration on passing English as…

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Climate Catastrophe

The AIM Network

By RosemaryJ36I am one of a growing number of people who accept the science that tells us that urgent action…

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Social Justice

Women

Keith Davis

Can a man write about a situation that concerns women in our society? I guess we are about to find…

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The front row of Australian race relations …

Keith Davis

It could have just been a normal weekend. But it wasn’t. A friend invited me down to Brisbane to see…

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Lies, damned lies, and children in onshore detention

The AIM Network

By RosemaryJ36  When I came to Australia nearly 50 years ago, it was just starting to recover from the White Australia…

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AIM Extra

Imperial Sentiments: Donald Trump, Greenland and Colonial Real Estate

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Haven’t the critics worked it out yet? US President Donald Trump chugs to the coal of nonsense that may come…

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Faith and rational thought

The AIM Network

By RosemaryJ36If I believe (and I am really wary about using the word!) about anything associated with 'religion', it is…

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A conga line of bludgers: Prince Charles (part 8)

The AIM Network

By Dr George Venturini  On 11 and 12 February 2015 Charles visited Saudi Arabia for the twelfth time since 1986. He…

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The Peters and the Pauls: The fight for sex work…

The AIM Network

By Jezabel  Decriminalisation is being fought for in Queensland right now, with a symposium in Parliament today, the 21st August. Respect…

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Days of wine and lost horizons ...

Joseph Carli

Days of beer and weed ...Growing up in the 70’s … The following are a series of vignettes and cameos…

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Fast Bowling, Concussions and Jofra Archer

Dr Binoy Kampmark

We should all be cheering on some level. So much in this age of cricket favours the pampered bat over…

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Dealing with Pell

Dr Jennifer Wilson

Yesterday, Cardinal George Pell lost his appeal against his conviction of child sexual abuse.Children, when allowed to develop without debilitating…

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Respect

The AIM Network

By RosemaryJ36  One topic that has been discussed, almost to exhaustion, in recent years is freedom of speech. There happened to…

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Australia Day 2020 ... Boycott!

Keith Davis

On Australia Day 2020 I intend to sit that one out, preferably out in the bush somewhere, as far away…

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