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Convenient Demonologies: Stopping Migrant Caravans

November 13, 2018 - 14:46 -- Admin

President Donald J. Trump has been engaged with berating human caravans, a spectacle that might have been odd in another era. At first instance, it all seems fundamentally anachronistic, a sort of history in reverse. It was, after all, the caravan packed with invasive pioneers that gave the United States its distinct frontier identity, moving…

Hell hath no fury: The makings of a Turnbull return

November 12, 2018 - 18:23 -- Admin

By Dr Strobe Driver Normally I restrict my opinions to international relations issues with a particular emphasis on war and conflict however, the arrival of Malcolm Turnbull on the ABC’s Q&A programme made me want to offer a possibility of Malcolm being the ‘comeback kid,’ a term that was originally applied to Bill Clinton. So I suppose…

Remembering the Peace Makers: What the Armistice Commemorations Forgot

November 12, 2018 - 16:14 -- Admin

Those in the war industry and the business of commemorating the dead have little time for peace, even as they supposedly celebrate it. For them, peace is the enemy as much as armed opposing combatants, if not more so. Dr Brendan Nelson of the Australian War Memorial is every bit the propagandist in this regard,…

According to the WEF, the planet is ‘on the brink’

November 11, 2018 - 19:48 -- Admin

The Global Risks Report 2018 produced by the World Economic Forum lays out very clearly why this ridiculous debate about emissions reduction must stop.  If they won’t believe the scientists, perhaps the economists can convince them. Our planet on the brink Among the most pressing environmental challenges facing us are extreme weather events and temperatures;…

Lest We Think

November 11, 2018 - 11:57 -- Admin

By Barddylbach If you think you know the history, can distinguish fact from legend and myth, if the Great War could ever be won at Gallipoli by Arcadian heroes fighting in the trenches and absent British generals; If you think you know the truth, can turn a deaf ear to national pride and memory, if…

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And The Wheels Of The Bus Go Round And Round, But Scottie Morrison Doesn’t Notice…

November 11, 2018 - 10:28 -- Admin

“The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round. The wheels on the bus go round and round, all through the town.” Scott Morrison has been doing his best to help Victorian Liberal Leader in the election campaign by spending his time travelling round Queensland on a bus. Of course,…

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