Trashing our democracy

“They are trashing our democracy in the way they are dealing with…

The miracle of Brother Scott and the Mammonites

By Grumpy Geezer  Even taking into account the brown paper bag kakocracies of Johannes…

The Priorities of General Motors: Ditching Holden

It seemed to be a case of grand misrepresentation. Holden cars, those…

Political donations: buying votes?

Listening to ABC’s QandA last night (17/02/20), I had a light bulb…

Another John Clarke Inspired Sketch: Mr Saye De…

In the Style of Our Late Master, Mr John ClarkeBrian: Now,…

Acceptance and Action

What is the world coming to!Even Andrew Bolt – maybe in a…

Corrupto-virus threatens world governance

By Ad astra  People the world over are understandably alarmed by the recent…

The pretentious "pretender"

In his book, The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from…

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Trashing our democracy

David Tyler

“They are trashing our democracy in the way they are dealing with this disgusting political cover-up,” Penny Wong on Wednesday. “… This is all about protection of the prime minister, who is up to his neck in the sports rorts scandal. Well, I’ve got some news for the government:…

The War on Climate Change has already begun and we…

The AIM Network

By Elizabeth DangerfieldNot by burying our heads in the sand. Not by waiting for everyone to be reasonable and listen to the evidence. Not by leading from behind. Not by appeasement. Not by believing we can have our cake and eat it too. Not by waiting for technology and science to…

Women not safe from violence in mental health inpatient facilities

The AIM Network

RMIT Media ReleaseWomen who spend time in mental health inpatient facilities are not being protected from gender-based violence, according to new research.The study, "Preventing gender-based violence in mental health inpatient units" shows women have experienced sexual assault, harassment and related threats from other inpatients, visitors and even staff in some…

The Consistent Narrative Of Barnaby Joyce And Dorothea Mackellar

Rossleigh

Perhaps the speed of the 21st Century really has taken away people's concentration span, but I keep coming back to…

Acceptance and Action

RosemaryJ36

What is the world coming to!Even Andrew Bolt – maybe in a somewhat half-hearted way – is showing signs of…

News and Politics

The miracle of Brother Scott and the Mammonites

The AIM Network

By Grumpy Geezer  Even taking into account the brown paper bag kakocracies of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen and Robert Askin or the dodgy brothers operations of…

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The Priorities of General Motors: Ditching Holden

Dr Binoy Kampmark

It seemed to be a case of grand misrepresentation. Holden cars, those great Australian acquisitions, along with home, lawnmower and…

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Another John Clarke Inspired Sketch: Mr Saye De Pledge

Dr Tim Jones

In the Style of Our Late Master, Mr John ClarkeBrian: Now, your name is De Pledge?John: My name…

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Corrupto-virus threatens world governance

The AIM Network

By Ad astra  People the world over are understandably alarmed by the recent eruption of a novel coronavirus (now named COVID-19)…

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The pretentious "pretender"

Kaye Lee

In his book, The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines, Michael Mann describes the six…

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Intelligence Spats: Australia, Britain and Huawei

Dr Binoy Kampmark

A note of fraternal tension has been registered between the United Kingdom and Australia. It began with Britain’s decision to…

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Environment

Local solutions for global problems

RosemaryJ36

The world is in a mess, which is getting worse as each day goes by. In Australia, recent fires and…

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Manual for screwing the Earth – Part two: Strategies (iii)

The AIM Network

By Elizabeth Dangerfield  Continued from Manual for screwing the Earth - Part two: Strategies (ii)Strategy 3 - Suppress any possible oppositionYou…

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Manual for screwing the Earth – Part two: Strategies (ii)

The AIM Network

By Elizabeth Dangerfield  Continued from Manual for screwing the Earth – Part two: Strategies (i)Strategy Two - Create a Parallel UniverseRemember…

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Social Justice

Rorts sports

ozfenric

The “sports rorts” saga that has lately claimed the privileged position of Bridget McKenzie has consumed many newspaper front pages…

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Doing it for ourselves

ozfenric

I've previously written about conservative politics being unconvinced about the very purpose of government. It is becoming clearer, through repeated…

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Childhood abuse? Spend a day in my mind.

Keith Davis

After the Royal Commission ... most of us still remain unheard.“The plaintiff has broad-ranging and chronic symptoms of persistent depressive…

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AIM Extra

Acceptance and Action

RosemaryJ36

What is the world coming to!Even Andrew Bolt – maybe in a somewhat half-hearted way – is showing signs of…

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Corporate Occupations: The UN Business “Black List” and Israel’s Settlements

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Mikhail Bakunin, in that charming anarchist tradition, regarded the state as an evil to be done away with. Such collective…

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Daze of our Lives

The AIM Network

By Robert Stygall  The Prime Minister had phoned him earlier that week. After the usual pleasantries and a couple of Barnaby…

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Comedy without art (part 12)

The AIM Network

By Dr George Venturini  In the name of that ‘mateship’ Australia has followed the United States in the wars it fought…

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Buying Elections: The Bloomberg Meme Campaign

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Interfering, corrupting and altering the views of electors is apparently frowned upon. But it all depends on who that manipulating…

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Fashion Fetishism, Surgical Masks and Coronavirus

Dr Binoy Kampmark

Entering Singapore’s Changi Airport gives the visitor a glimpse of a mask fetish. Security guards wear it. As do the…

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Your Say

Political donations: buying votes?

RosemaryJ36

Listening to ABC’s QandA last night (17/02/20), I had a light bulb moment.When the politicians whom we elect are members…

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The despair of having a Morrison government

RosemaryJ36

The Coalition took very few policies to the last election – which left them plenty of space to use in…

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Climate change: A major global threat

The AIM Network

By Isidoros Karderinis  Climate change, that is, the change of the global climate and in particular the changes in meteorological conditions…

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