Policy Momentum in China: New Year Perspectives?

Denis Bright invites consideration of China’s pragmatic quest for policy momentum in…

Governments are obligated to act on the human…

By Dr Anthony Horton A report published by the United Nations Environment Program…

Towards an Australian republic (part 8)

By Dr George Venturini Recognition. Of what? (continued) People who rely on an unwritten…

When You Put Everything On The Table Something's…

A while back I heard an interview with the then Immigration Minister,…

Day to Day Politics: Making a meal of…

Tuesday 9 February 1 The ongoing talkfest on taxation reform continues unabated. The…

Kelly O'Dwyer, pants on fire

On February 3, Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer Kelly O’Dwyer…

Are we missing something here?

By Steve Laing When it comes to people arriving in Australia by boat,…

The US Clean Energy Future will create more…

By Dr Anthony Horton I wanted to start 2016 on a positive note,…

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Policy Momentum in China: New Year Perspectives?

The AIM Network

Denis Bright invites consideration of China’s pragmatic quest for policy momentum in both domestic reform and foreign policy. China maybe one country that is pragmatically seeking alternatives to the template model of politics based on a strengthening of corporate influence and deference to the military industrial complexes. As financial volatility…

Governments are obligated to act on the human rights implications…

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton A report published by the United Nations Environment Program and the Sabin Centre for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School has clearly outlined and discussed the obligations of Governments to respond to the human rights implications of climate change. The 'Climate Change and Human Rights' report…

Are we missing something here?

The AIM Network

By Steve Laing When it comes to people arriving in Australia by boat, for some reason (best known to Rupert Murdoch and members of the LNP), many Australians become utterly apoplectic. In a highly convincing strategy, the LNP - with a little help from their friends in the media - have persuaded…

When You Put Everything On The Table Something's Bound To…

Rossleigh

A while back I heard an interview with the then Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison, where the phrase "sugar on the…

Book Review: Eucalyptus, by Murray Bail

Kay Rollison

Eucalyptus (1998) has won praise and prizes, including the Miles Franklin Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. It has been…

News and Politics

Towards an Australian republic (part 8)

The AIM Network

By Dr George Venturini Recognition. Of what? (continued) People who rely on an unwritten tradition must be provided with a long memory.…

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When You Put Everything On The Table Something's Bound To…

Rossleigh

A while back I heard an interview with the then Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison, where the phrase "sugar on the…

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Kelly O'Dwyer, pants on fire

Kaye Lee

On February 3, Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer Kelly O’Dwyer addressed the National Press Club.  In a speech…

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Towards an Australian republic (part 7)

The AIM Network

By Dr George Venturini Recognition. Of what? The latest pressing adventure seems to be the “Recognition of Indigenous People in the Constitution.” Hardly…

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It’s all just numbers in a computer

John Kelly

Explaining modern money to friends is very challenging. I haven’t won many converts but I keep trying. I was in…

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If We Apply The "Off-shore Detention Stops The Drownings" Logic…

Rossleigh

Earlier today I was reading "Stasiland" by Anna Funder and the absurdity of our politicians hit me harder than usual.…

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Environment

The US Clean Energy Future will create more than 500,000…

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton I wanted to start 2016 on a positive note, and thankfully I have found just the report…

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Global GDP would increase by US$1.3 trillion if the renewable…

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton On 16 January 2016, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published a report titled ‘Renewable Energy Benefits:…

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Job growth in the US solar industry has grown 123%…

The AIM Network

By Dr Anthony Horton The Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census 2015 report has revealed very impressive growth in the United…

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Social Justice

"The best way to deter criminals is to abuse and…

Eva Cripps

The repeated and consistent claim from both the Coalition Government and Labor Opposition is that the offshore detention regime is…

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The War on Feminism and the Normalisation of Misogyny in…

The AIM Network

By Jennifer Ellem Since I was a young girl I believed I lived in a world where my gender made no…

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Call for Independent Legal Observers on Manus Pending High Court…

The AIM Network

Media Release from the National Justice Project Independent Legal Observers Urgently Required on Manus Guards accused of building tensions on Manus Experts say…

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AIM Extra

Monkey business ahead for Malcolm, Bill and Tony

Sally Baxter

What does the Year of the Monkey have in store for 2016? Since it’s an election year I thought it…

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LNP Rail Infrastructure Commitments: People Based or Corporate Takeover Recipes?

The AIM Network

Denis Bright invites discussion of the federal LNP’s long-term policy directions for Australian rail transport. Has a flawed policy agenda…

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Overcoming the great divide

The AIM Network

Challenging Market First Futures: With Assistance from Economist Joseph Stiglitz Economist Joseph Stiglitz is not afraid to offer criticism of the…

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Day to Day Politics: Making a meal of it.

John Lord

Tuesday 9 February 1 The ongoing talkfest on taxation reform continues unabated. The GST (depending on what news source you read)…

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What my local politician thinks of gay people

The AIM Network

My name is Kieran, I am a gay man living with my partner in the rural Victorian city of Mildura.…

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Day to Day Politics: Lies and other misdemeanours

John Lord

Monday 8 February 2012 1 It’s all but confirmed. If didn’t know already, Tony Abbott is the biggest liar ever to…

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