Day to Day Politics: Being an Opposition Leader…

Wednesday 24 January 2018Leading your party in Opposition must surely be a…

One Year of Trump: The Defenders of Fictional…

It seemed so much busier, much more manic and crowded than the…

The Vancouver Foreign Ministers Meeting on Security in…

By Denis BrightIn co-hosting the meeting of twenty foreign ministers in Vancouver…

Australia Day - Invasion Day : Lessons from…

By John BarkerWith some trepidation, I’m weighing in on “the Argument” –…

Day to Day Politics: The things that pass…

Tuesday 23 January 20181 By the time you have read this Donald…

Oldman Take A Look At My Life OR…

I guess that I'm wrong more often than I'm right about things.Now…

For a ‘redeeming view’ of history

Part Two of a history of European occupation, rule, and brutal imperialism…

The end of Innocence

By Cally JettaAny parent can relate to the desire to protect their…

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Day to Day Politics: Being an Opposition Leader sucks. So…

John Lord

Wednesday 24 January 2018Leading your party in Opposition must surely be a job you wouldn’t wish on your worst enemy. It’s a thankless, powerless task that has few positives but comes with enormous expectations from those who follow you.Releasing policy is considered precarious until the election campaign begins. The media…

Warring on Plastic: David Attenborough, Britain and Environmental Missions

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Few documentaries have had quite this impact, so much so that it has ushered in the unfortunate combination of war and plastic, two terms that sit uneasily together, if at all. Tears were recorded; anxiety levels were propelled as Sir David Attenborough tore and tugged at heart strings in his…

Cruelty and Corruption – Australia’s Border Farce

Leo Jai

Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre. One week before Christmas 2017:It is early morning, and the door to one of the detainee’s rooms is open wide. Sitting in the doorway on a plastic chair, quietly watching over the room is a Serco welfare officer wearing a red Santa hat. The sole…

Oldman Take A Look At My Life OR Why Tony…

Rossleigh

I guess that I'm wrong more often than I'm right about things.Now there's a strange start to an opinion piece!But…

For a ‘redeeming view’ of history

The AIM Network

Part Two of a history of European occupation, rule, and brutal imperialism of Indigenous Australia, by Dr George Venturini.The end…

News and Politics

One Year of Trump: The Defenders of Fictional Democracy

Dr Binoy Kampmark

It seemed so much busier, much more manic and crowded than the one year that had passed. Since his inauguration,…

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The Vancouver Foreign Ministers Meeting on Security in Korea: Well-Orchestrated…

The AIM Network

By Denis BrightIn co-hosting the meeting of twenty foreign ministers in Vancouver at the Conference on developments in the Stability…

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Day to Day Politics: The things that pass us by;…

John Lord

Tuesday 23 January 20181 By the time you have read this Donald Trump will have been President of the United…

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Oldman Take A Look At My Life OR Why Tony…

Rossleigh

I guess that I'm wrong more often than I'm right about things.Now there's a strange start to an opinion piece!But…

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Through the looking glass with Trump and Barnaby.

David Tyler

Now that Donald Trump, Leader of the Free-with-the-truth World, has got a dodgy clean bill of health and a thumbs-up…

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Poker machine reform

Dave Chadwick

Wow!  Just like that, the next Tasmanian election became important.  The Tasmanian Liberal Party have been nowhere near as incompetent,…

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Environment

A Matter of Fifty Degrees: Climate Change in Australia

Dr Binoy Kampmark

A country baked to the core, its citizens roasted, an electricity grid battered to its limits.  Capital cities trapping scorching…

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Completely and totally at the mercy of the environment

Joseph Carli

Climate Change and its Effect on BiodiversityMy! ... That's a big one!Well, the name "Climate Change" speaks for itself. There's…

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Protesting Against Adani: The National Day of Action

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Melbourne.“Be careful, you might get run over.” So squawks an administrator from the local RMIT University as she dashes towards…

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Social Justice

Super Ministry or Schutzstaffel?

Leo Jai

Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. It seems the passage of time has isolated…

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The Stranger On Your Shore

Leo Jai

The subdued young man sitting in front of the Border Force official looked tired and unkempt. And yet, in a…

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Pain and Hope, Passion and Motivation in Manus Prison Camp

The AIM Network

"My name is Samad Abdul and I'm from Pakistan. I have been detained illegally for years in a place where…

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AIM Extra

For a ‘redeeming view’ of history

The AIM Network

Part Two of a history of European occupation, rule, and brutal imperialism of Indigenous Australia, by Dr George Venturini.The end…

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Will Sahul's First Nations Recognise Australia?

The AIM Network

Part One of a history of European occupation, rule, and brutal imperialism of Indigenous Australia, by Dr George Venturini.Introduction: Head…

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Darkest Hour: More Than a Historical Film Drama

The AIM Network

By Denis BrightThe portrayal of Winston Churchill’s political counter-offensive to Hitler’s blitzkrieg in May 1940 has attracted good cinema audiences.…

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Your Say

Australia Day - Invasion Day : Lessons from The Silk…

The AIM Network

By John BarkerWith some trepidation, I’m weighing in on “the Argument” – but why not? This is a slightly different…

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The end of Innocence

The AIM Network

By Cally JettaAny parent can relate to the desire to protect their children from hurt and bullying and understand the…

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That ‘stuck in the past’ comment

The AIM Network

By Cally JettaIf every blackfulla in this country received a dollar each time someone said to them 'stop living in…

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