Fair Share Economics Versus the Galloping Opportunism of…

By Denis Bright Paul Keating assisted with the launch of Fair Share: Competing…

Tumblr and the Cult of the Safe

Be aware of the titty. Or pudenda. Or anything else suggesting a…

Scomo and the Fry: The Great Pretenders

When one takes a close look at the just-released MYEFO, one can…

Why is there still so much anger?

By Ad astra As we enter the Festive Season, we reflect on the…

Surplus News: The Shorten And Broad Version!

Great news, folks! The budget is back in surplus! Or at least…

The Conversion of Father Carravalo

Continuing my Italian Story theme ... I heard this tale from my…

May Days in Britain

It is hard to envisage sympathy for a person who made a…

Starved into surplus

I don’t know about you lot, but this year is the first…

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Fair Share Economics Versus the Galloping Opportunism of the Mid-Year…

The AIM Network

By Denis Bright Paul Keating assisted with the launch of Fair Share: Competing Claims and Australia’s Economic Future by Professor Stephen Bell from UQ’s School of Political Science and International Studies and Dr Michael Keating AC, former Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (1991-96). The authors are long-standing…

A Climate of Opinion

The AIM Network

By John Haly The battle for climate change mitigation is euphemistically referred to as a “debate” amidst ideologically restrained political advocates that still think there are legitimate oppositional interpretations about it, to respect.When opinions replace facts in a “post-truth” world, the result may be that confusion and ideology reign inappropriately in society. The increasing occurrence…

Seventy Years of Aspiration: Rights Charters and the Universal Declaration…

Dr Binoy Kampmark

It was a gathering of activists masquerading as deep thinkers. Ostensibly, it was to celebrate seven decades of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, one devised in the aftermath of a traumatised world and easier to do so for that fact. But this gathering on Lonsdale Street, Melbourne which featured irritatingly…

Surplus News: The Shorten And Broad Version!

Rossleigh

Great news, folks! The budget is back in surplus! Or at least it will be... After the next election.Now, I…

Tumblr and the Cult of the Safe

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Be aware of the titty. Or pudenda. Or anything else suggesting a copulative angle familiar to most adults with a…

News and Politics

Scomo and the Fry: The Great Pretenders

John Kelly

When one takes a close look at the just-released MYEFO, one can rightly shudder with trepidation for the future of…

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Why is there still so much anger?

The AIM Network

By Ad astra As we enter the Festive Season, we reflect on the year past and the one ahead. It’s a…

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Surplus News: The Shorten And Broad Version!

Rossleigh

Great news, folks! The budget is back in surplus! Or at least it will be... After the next election.Now, I…

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The Conversion of Father Carravalo

Joseph Carli

Continuing my Italian Story theme ... I heard this tale from my sister when I once visited her in Italy…

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May Days in Britain

Dr Binoy Kampmark

It is hard to envisage sympathy for a person who made a name as a home secretary (prisons, detentions, security…

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Don't lose sight of the fair go, Bill.

David Tyler

Australians are spoilt for choice this week in politics. On the far right is Scott John Morrison who is determined…

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Environment

Denials Down Under: Climate Change and Health

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Richard Horton’s note in an October 2015 issue of The Lancet was cautiously optimistic. It described the launch of Doctors…

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Climate recalcitrance

The AIM Network

By John Haly “Recalcitrant” is what Prime minister Keating once described Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir over economic considerations with APEC.…

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Safety Cannot Be Guaranteed

The AIM Network

By Keith Antonysen  Already when the Paris COP21 was being negotiated some scientists were stating that reaching a 1.5C increase in temperature…

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Social Justice

If only Dutton and Morrison weren't so mean

Eva Cripps

In June 2018, when the world broke into uniform outrage over the forced separation and detention of illegal migrant children…

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The children, the children!

George Theodoridis

Twenty-five minutes into last Monday night's QandA, a question was asked about the refugees and specifically the children, stuck in…

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Evacuating Nauru: Médecins Sans Frontières and Australia’s Refugee Dilemma

Dr Binoy Kampmark

It is an organisation not without its problems. Conceived in the heat of idealism, and promoted as the vanguard of…

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AIM Extra

Tumblr and the Cult of the Safe

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Be aware of the titty. Or pudenda. Or anything else suggesting a copulative angle familiar to most adults with a…

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The Kosovo Blunder: Moves Towards a Standing Army

Dr Binoy Kampmark

There never is a time not to worry in the Balkans. The next conflict always seems to be peering around…

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Be Offensive and Be Damned: The Cases of Peter Ridd…

Dr Binoy Kampmark

It has been an ordinary year for universities in Australia. While the National Tertiary Education Union pats itself on the…

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Your Say

Starved into surplus

Joseph Carli

I don’t know about you lot, but this year is the first time I’ve had to offer ‘rain cheques’ for…

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Who does Scott Morrison serve?

The AIM Network

By 1PeterMCC Interfering in religious unrest (by recognising West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital) and to the disadvantage of Australia’s trade agreements…

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My Land

The AIM Network

By Khaled Elomar I reflect on my childhood in a war-torn country (Lebanon). The absence of hope, security and prosperity. The instability…

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