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Winning elections as easy as ABC

Winning elections as easy as ABC

In a perfect world, elections should be free and fair, and based on the relative merits of the policy proposals provided by each political..

July 1, 2016 with 4 Comments
The Coalition provides a masterclass on how to lose an election

The Coalition provides a masterclass on how to lose an election

It’s not always the best strategy that wins election, but it certainly does help to get the best pack of political cards together,..

April 30, 2016 with 0 Comments
Government ignoring climate change while the planet burns

Government ignoring climate change while the planet burns

By 2070, Australia’s average temperature will rise by anything up to five degrees Celsius, our rainfall will be lower and our sea levels..

January 6, 2015 with 12 Comments
Lone voices among terror madness

Lone voices among terror madness

In the last week or so we’ve (sadly) seen a just a few lone voices speaking out against the frenzy of fear that was whipped up following..

September 26, 2014 with 0 Comments
Tony Abbott and an Australian coup

Tony Abbott and an Australian coup

Much has been mentioned about the military coup in Thailand last month, but there has been a more significant attempted coup, albeit a..

June 8, 2014 with 5 Comments
The Coalition’s wagenda

The Coalition’s wagenda

If there was any doubt that the Coalition government had Australia’s awards system squarely in its sights—and our lowest paid..

February 9, 2014 with 0 Comments
Election 2013: The final countdown

Election 2013: The final countdown

The Final Countdown was a grand hit in 1986 by the Swedish band Europe and, finally, here we are: it’s the final week of the Election..

September 1, 2013 with 1 Comment
Day 3: Politics as usual

Day 3: Politics as usual

This is turning out to be a very strange election campaign. Perhaps it because former Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, made the ill-fated..

August 8, 2013 with 0 Comments
Day 2: The Emperor’s new clothes

Day 2: The Emperor’s new clothes

‘The Emperor’s new clothes’ is one of the biggest clichés in politics. Along with ‘Machievellian’, it..

August 6, 2013 with 1 Comment
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