Talk about stubborn!

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Selling the Abbott Brand or Just Selling Bullshit

John Lord

For most of my working life I worked in marketing and advertising so I know how people are influenced, persuaded or swayed by such things as branding and repetitive advertising or recurring bullshit. Companies spend millions of dollars to subtly brainwash you. To align you with a certain brand or product.…

Climate change is irrelevant

The AIM Network

In the argument for investment in renewable energy in Australia, the existence, or non-existence of climate change is irrelevant, writes Warwick O'Neill. Like most semi-intelligent Australians I accept that all the scientific evidence provides near definitive proof that things aren’t looking real bright for our future generations, unless we invest in…

Talk about stubborn!

Kaye Lee

Yesterday I heard Joe Hockey interviewed.  When asked about Tony’s pet Paid Parental Leave Scheme he had the unmitigated gall to say that Labor hates paid parental leave.  Does he forget that it was Labor that brought in our first PPL on January 1 2011?  Does he forget Abbott’s history…

Tony Abbott Changes Liberal Foreign Policy

Rossleigh

"Let's wait until we've got all the facts in before we come to hard and fast conclusions. But obviously it…

Book Review: Friend of the Devil, by Peter Robinson

Kay Rollison

Peter Robinson is a very competent writer of police procedurals.  There are sixteen stories featuring DI Alan Banks before this…

Politics

Under pressure

Kaye Lee

Marco Bolano was the deputy general secretary of the HSU east branch. It was Mr Bolano, along with the national…

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The only budget emergency is the budget itself

The AIM Network

The Hockey budget is an emergency in itself, writes John Corby. Such an emergency, to the extent that it could…

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Prime Minister, Why haven't you called Putin?

John Kelly

Tony Abbott you are weak. When interviewed by Fran Kelly on 'Insiders' this morning you were asked if you had…

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Black hole filler.

Kaye Lee

Three days ago, Joe Hockey made some rather nasty threats about further cuts. “Labor should now support their own budget measure,…

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The Hockey Budget to nowhere, going nowhere

The AIM Network

With the government facing a hostile Senate passing all of its Budget measures, John Massam reflects on how wicked and…

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In the Dark Shadow of Conservative Rule

John Kelly

As a senior Australian and one who has witnessed a variety of social reforms over the past 60 years, today…

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Environment

Laggards or Leaders

Kaye Lee

While Joe Hockey labels Australians as "lifters or leaners", governments are similarly judged as "laggards or leaders".  In one fell…

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Why Jonathan Moylan's Whitehaven Hoax Was Great

Kate O'Callaghan

Anti-coal activist Jonathan Moylan left court today still in the dark about his fate, after his sentencing for breaching Section…

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A Climate Created by The Abbott of Clive

John Lord

Image by SBS When Clive Palmer stood beside Al Gore (God only knows why Gore did it)…

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Social Justice

History Revisited

The AIM Network

This guest post has been contributed by Matthew Mitchell: In 1938 in a surprise election result the ruling Social Democrat Government…

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To Angelina Jolie, on Australian refugee policy

The AIM Network

Upon learning that Angelina Jolie will be visiting the Nauru detention centre, Ella Wilkins 'wrote a letter' to Ms Jolie…

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Conspiracy of silence

Kaye Lee

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to…

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A lesson in how to spot a Conservative

The AIM Network

Popular and well-known blogger Hillbilly Skeleton provides an entertaining synopsis on the recognisable traits of a Conservative. Have you ever wondered…

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March in March Seeks Online Volunteers

The AIM Network

Got some spare time and want and want to help the March in March team? Then this message from Loz…

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Hi ho, Hi ho....where am I spose to go?

Kaye Lee

This government is fully aware that their policy regarding unemployed people under 30 will cause enormous hardship.  This is shown…

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