A Serf in the time of plague ...

Greetings, and salutations on vellum even, to my fellow manorial slaves. There…

University Bailouts, Funding and Coronavirus

In a set of stable circumstances, funding higher education should be a…

COVID-19 – A Journey without Maps

By Dr John Töns  Politicians around the world are treating the COVID-19 as…

Why Scott Morrison Should Be Compared To Churchill!

There's been a definite change from some of the commentators with respect…

Is a Food Crisis the next big hit…

By Julian Cribb  As the world reels under corona virus and the resulting…

What makes the Morrison government's actions of the…

What is conservatism?"Conservatism is a political and social philosophy promoting traditional social…

Corruption must be rooted out and climate change…

It was fortuitous for the Coalition government that the Covid-19 virus should…

The state and the economy

By Evan Jones  Right-wing governments splashing the cash in gay abandon – what…

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Why Scott Morrison Should Be Compared To Churchill!

Rossleigh

There's been a definite change from some of the commentators with respect to our Prime Minister over the past couple of weeks. People who were criticising Scott Morrison just a few weeks ago are now comparing him to Hawke, Curtin and even Winston Churchill. Personally I find the comparison to…

Is a Food Crisis the next big hit for humanity?

The AIM Network

By Julian Cribb  As the world reels under corona virus and the resulting economic meltdown, another crisis – far more serious – appears to be building: the potential collapse of global food supply chains.For those who cry “We don’t want any more bad news”, the fact of the matter is we…

The end of the Newstart Criminal?

Keith Davis

Happy days. The unemployed will now no longer be demonised as dole bludgers or Newstart Criminals. From now on they will be known as Australians in need.Mind you, it has taken a crisis of unprecedented proportions to force a sliver of care, empathy, and compassion, into the punitive hearts…

Why Scott Morrison Should Be Compared To Churchill!

Rossleigh

There's been a definite change from some of the commentators with respect to our Prime Minister over the past couple…

University Bailouts, Funding and Coronavirus

Dr Binoy Kampmark

In a set of stable circumstances, funding higher education should be a matter of automatic persuasion. If you want an…

News and Politics

What makes the Morrison government's actions of the past week…

John Lord

What is conservatism?"Conservatism is a political and social philosophy promoting traditional social institutions like politics and Christianity. It believes in…

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The state and the economy

The AIM Network

By Evan Jones  Right-wing governments splashing the cash in gay abandon – what gives?Sydney Morning Herald journalist Matt Wade finished a…

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The consequences of Coalition penny-pinching

Kaye Lee

In 2014, when the Abbott government slashed funding to the CSIRO, one of the affected research bodies was the Australian…

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Dud's Army

The AIM Network

By Grumpy Geezer  The make-over of FauxMo, a disaster recovery project, has been overtaken by circumstance. After his facile daggy dad routine was found to be…

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Neoliberalism, COVID 19 and Priorities: Hypocrisy Exposed

Dr Tim Jones

In this piece, I want to look at two policies from the Morrison Government in response to COVID 19. The…

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The time for partisan bullshit is over, Josh – give…

Kaye Lee

Less than four weeks ago, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was still singing his own praises:“Australia approaches the challenges ahead from a…

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Environment

Corruption must be rooted out and climate change action returned…

RosemaryJ36

It was fortuitous for the Coalition government that the Covid-19 virus should disrupt the world at the moment when the…

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Climate Vse Corona Virus

Letitia McQuade

Existential threat and the generational divide.While the world as we know it collapses around us the politicians and pundits are…

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Morality

RosemaryJ36

Because my maternal grandfather was a Minister in the UK Church of Christ – very similar to the Methodist Church…

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Social Justice

Another woman dead. What can we as a society do…

Keith Davis

Somewhere around Australia, behind a closed door in one of our suburbs, right now a woman is being beaten. There…

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Why does this man still have his OAM?

The AIM Network

I am writing to bring to your attention a matter regarding the awarding of OAMs. Given the recent controversy regarding…

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No. I will not.

The AIM Network

I wrote to the senate inquiry today to speak as a private citizen, as a survivor of crime and as…

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AIM Extra

University Bailouts, Funding and Coronavirus

Dr Binoy Kampmark

In a set of stable circumstances, funding higher education should be a matter of automatic persuasion. If you want an…

Read more

COVID-19 – A Journey without Maps

The AIM Network

By Dr John Töns  Politicians around the world are treating the COVID-19 as a short-term crisis – the economy will go…

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Boastful Pay Cuts: The Coronavirus Incentive

Dr Binoy Kampmark

It has become a source of pride. Highly salaried executives – often, it should be said, receiving pay very much…

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The Resurrection of Herbert Griegs

Joseph Carli

I have a war story ... well, not actually about war itself, but about how it broke and remade a…

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Death of a Princess

The AIM Network

By Graham Nowland  From the car park on the roof of Coles in Fremantle shoppers can see the MV Artania. It’s…

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Dangerous Gifts: Coronavirus and Trump’s Sanctions Regime

Dr Binoy Kampmark

The global effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic has been one of stutters and staggers. There are go-it-alone instances of…

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Your Say

A Serf in the time of plague ...

Keith Davis

Greetings, and salutations on vellum even, to my fellow manorial slaves. There be plague in the realm!Just did my six-monthly…

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We need a Brave New World that cares!

RosemaryJ36

There are many who are better qualified than am I to try to change the world, while we have a…

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And then there was light

RosemaryJ36

As a long-time agnostic, I remain unconvinced that there is an omniscient, omnipresent being, responsible for creating the world and…

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