The banks are getting ready to take over cashless debit card management – Part 2

By MelMac Politics  In 2013 former Prime Minister, Tony Abbott commissioned Andrew Forrest to do a review about Indigenous training and employment services. Creating Parity – The Forrest Review, was released in 2014. It was overseen and authored by Andrew Forrest’s Minderoo Foundation, the big four banks, Coles, Woolworths, and many others. In 2017 while the calls
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Climate Change Isn’t The Elephant In The Room… It’s Capitalism

By Loz Lawrey In the arena of our public debate, various loud quacking voices seem to have recently fallen silent. Australia’s national firestorm tragedy has driven many of the usual right-wing, Newscorp, coal lobby, anti-science climate change denialists back into their caves. Stark factual reality has a way of subverting ideology and belief, no matter
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The appalling leadership of Australia

By Keith Thomas Davis Perhaps, finally, we have hit the point in Australia where the attitudes of our past are seen to be the undeniable scourers of our future. We have a moribund political class. A grouping of people who came in too late with too little. We have a tranche of people who are
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The stitching-up of Julian Assange and Daniel Ellsberg

By Keith Thomas Davis So while we sit on our arses and fiddle with our fingers a brave son of Australia is about to be thrown to the wolves. It would pay us well to read, and reflect upon, the following transcript between the President of the United States, his National Security Adviser, and his Attorney
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Distraction, Diversion And Dereliction: A Government With No Real-World Vision

By Loz Lawrey In any democratic parliament, they waste so much space and time, bloviating incessantly and indulging in constant tribal self-aggrandisement. Call them conservatives, right-wingers, contrarians, shallow-minded barbarians, knuckle-draggers, “Trumpanzees” (in the U.S.A.), “Morrison’s Morons”… call them whatever. They’re a breed. Short on new ideas, but big on ideology and “belief”, they place little value
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