Living with uncertainty

Over 20 years ago, Paul Kelly published 'The End of Certainty', about…

Flag, stockade or discovery: Australia’s Eureka dilemma

Like many writers I require a Eureka moment of insight to write…

Passing On Debt To The Grandchildren And Why…

Now I heard something rather interesting recently. Somebody said that because of…

Big Tech Antics: The Data Robber Barons Appear…

Silicon Valley continues to sprawl in influence, and its modern robber barons…

Early childhood workers left out in support package,…

By William Olson  Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) president Michele O’Neil has…

Mealy-Mouthed Universities: Academic Freedom and the Pavlou Problem…

A sorry state of affairs has descended upon Australian academic institutions like…

Climate Snippets #1

Reef BleachingFrom James Paten Gilmour, Research Scientist, Coral Ecology, Australian Institute of…

Morrison, Murdoch, Trump: A week of shambles

There are so many matters ripe for your attention in this conservative…

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Living with uncertainty

RosemaryJ36

Over 20 years ago, Paul Kelly published 'The End of Certainty', about power, politics and business.The title would be totally appropriate, in a broader context, today!There no longer is a 'normal - of that we can be certain!Those currently in power are wasting their time looking back into history for…

Climate Snippets #1

The AIM Network

Reef BleachingFrom James Paten Gilmour, Research Scientist, Coral Ecology, Australian Institute of Marine Science writing in The Conversation (July 15, 2020):“With no work in lockdown, tour operators helped find coal bleaching on Western Australia’s remote reefs.”“This most recent event (2019/20) is significant because of the extent and duration of heat…

no more the SILENCE

Keith Davis

Have a good look at this photo …Now have a good look at this photo …Look at the degradation and pain in the second photo. You are looking at the same person and at what the legacies of childhood sexual abuse do to a person over the course of a…

Passing On Debt To The Grandchildren And Why Josh Will…

Rossleigh

Now I heard something rather interesting recently. Somebody said that because of all the spending associated with the pandemic, it'd…

Big Tech Antics: The Data Robber Barons Appear Before Congress

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Silicon Valley continues to sprawl in influence, and its modern robber barons bestride the globe with a confidence verging on…

News and Politics

Flag, stockade or discovery: Australia’s Eureka dilemma

Henry Johnston

Like many writers I require a Eureka moment of insight to write an essay for The AIM Network. This morning,…

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Passing On Debt To The Grandchildren And Why Josh Will…

Rossleigh

Now I heard something rather interesting recently. Somebody said that because of all the spending associated with the pandemic, it'd…

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Early childhood workers left out in support package, says ACTU

The AIM Network

By William Olson  Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) president Michele O’Neil has hit out at the hypocrisy of the Morrison…

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Morrison, Murdoch, Trump: A week of shambles

John Lord

There are so many matters ripe for your attention in this conservative capitalistic world, but mostly we just let them…

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State of Pandemic Disaster: Melbourne Moves to Stage Four

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Melbourne.Being in control of a sinking ship is not enviable. Regulations previously passed have a museum feel to them, distinctly…

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Paid pandemic leave campaigns intensify

The AIM Network

By William Olson  A bipartisan attack led by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and followed through by a key…

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Environment

Seagrass paves the way for a carbon-neutral Rottnest

The AIM Network

Edith Cowan University Media ReleaseThe stunning turquoise bays of Rottnest Island could be key to a carbon-neutral future for Perth’s…

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Coronavirus/climate computer modelling failures

The AIM Network

In The Australian (18/6/2020) Adam Creighton, Economics Editor, wrote: “Coronavirus: Inflated pandemic estimates weaken climate forecasts.”It is obviously an attempt…

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New study sparks fresh call for seagrass preservation

The AIM Network

Edith Cowan University Media ReleaseAn increase in carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to 5 million cars a year has been caused…

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Social Justice

Colonial oppression: it still exists

The AIM Network

By Robert Wood  One of the unconscious influences in Australian politics is the nineteenth century German philosopher George Hegel. His ideas…

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Pete-The-Not-So-Great’s Info Wars

The AIM Network

By Jane Salmon  Watching the lush tv series “The Great” on Stan, we are reminded that decadent 18th century European despots…

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The Precedent Set

ozfenric

With the acquittal this week (Tuesday 7 April 2020) of Cardinal George Pell, many words will be written, both in…

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AIM Extra

Big Tech Antics: The Data Robber Barons Appear Before Congress

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Silicon Valley continues to sprawl in influence, and its modern robber barons bestride the globe with a confidence verging on…

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Mealy-Mouthed Universities: Academic Freedom and the Pavlou Problem Down Under

Dr Binoy Kampmark

A sorry state of affairs has descended upon Australian academic institutions like a suffocating cloak. Vice-Chancellors and their overly remunerated…

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The Collected Poems of Adam Lindsay Gordon

Joseph Carli

Once upon a time, out in the deep Mallee forest near the Murray River there lived three sisters, aged sixteen,…

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The passing of the amateur

Joseph Carli

If I consult this little pencilled in book of a shopping bill from a Mr. D. Lambert & Son, general…

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Pulling out of Germany: Trump Adjusts the Military Furniture

Dr Binoy Kampmark

One noisy theme in the Donald Trump Disruption Show in an otherwise chaotic assemblage of messages has remained fairly constant:…

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COVID-19: Where was it born: China, the United States or…

The AIM Network

Continued from: COVID-19: Where was it born: China, the United States or Ukania? (From Her Majesty’s bottomless purse: part 2)By…

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Your Say

"You bastard," I thought to myself

John Lord

The question on Facebook was; “Do you know anyone with COVID-19?” And further reading gave every indication that the person…

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RIGHTS - AND ASSOCIATED RESPONSIBILITIES

RosemaryJ36

I was gobsmacked when I read this Tweet today (19/07/20):@VikGrujic@DanielAndrewsMP I will not wear a mask. I will not pay…

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Blue Steak on Lygon Street: The Mario Corniola Effect

Dr Binoy Kampmark

“Is it blue enough?” he growled in affectionate inquiry, referring to the rib eye steak with pepper sauce. Suitably well,…

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