Liberal Soul-Searching: Can A Zombie Government Find Its Soul?

After the Liberal/National Coalition’s resounding loss in the 2018 Victorian state election, Liberal leader Matthew Guy, in his concession speech said this: “We need to stay united. We need to stay focused, on our opponents and the game ahead, not on ourselves”. This statement illustrates the misguided mindset of Liberal Party politicians: they believe that their
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Killing The ABC: The IPA’s Agenda To Dismantle Australia

I’ve been resisting the urge to write yet another “rant” because … geez, who wants to hear more whingeing? Another complaint, another letter to the paper from yet another grumpy old man who thinks the world’s going to hell in a handbasket? Yet I awoke today to read that the Liberal Party Council has endorsed the
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Australia, We Need To Have An Urgent Chat About Surveillance Technology And The Race For Marginal Votes

  He stood there for a long time. Tami Joan and John desperately retreated until they reached the other side of the door, holding two sweaty bodies tightly together. The drivers hand bent into the shape of a cup, blocking the lights shone on the street light, looked at them more 300-135 questions carefully. Suddenly,
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Fascism: History Repeats, Again

“…It was 1941. Europe was in flames. Spain had fallen to a ruthless dictator. Hitler had rolled over the continent, reduced France to an abject state, and was about to invade Russia. Concentration camps were filled with Jews (though we in America did not know much about that yet). Mussolini ruled Italy. Japan ravaged eastern
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Australian Super Funds Wanting To Invest In America’s Infrastructure Privatisation. Is It Ethical?

By Mel McCartney at Political Omniscience When I recently learned of the push for Australia’s superannuation industry to invest in American infrastructure, alarm bells rang. Neoliberalism is still very much in economical favour so what was this really all about? When I read articles about it from Australia a little closer, I realised that they were missing the meat
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