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Australia as a beggar nation: How the Country Liberal Party made the Port of Darwin a Geo-strategic requisite for China

March 26, 2019 - 19:52 -- Admin

By Dr Strobe Driver Introduction The analysis of Australia’s leasing of the Port of Darwin (PofD) to a Chinese company (Landbridge Industry Australia) in 2017—ABC News ‘Why did the Northern Territory lease the Darwin Port to China, and at what risk?’[1]—and the serious future repercussions this will have to Australia’s security, is finally coming to the…

Hubris and its consequences

March 26, 2019 - 16:21 -- Admin

By Henry Johnston    Type the words ‘train wreck’ into your favourite search engine, and you are more than likely to come up with hits describing the appearance of Teena McQueen on the ABCTV programme Q&A, broadcast March 25, 2019. I prefer a different word. Hubris. My version of the Macquarie Dictionary defines hubris as,…

Peace Be Upon All

March 24, 2019 - 19:30 -- Admin

By Khaled-Oula Elomar This is what I had to experience Thursday night 21st March 2019. After a very long day in Melbourne attending an all-day Project workshop, this is what I had to endure on my return flight home. Before I start, let me warn you that this story will hurt you, frustrate you and…

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The NSW Result, Mark Latham And Why This Means That We’ll Have A Terrible PM After May!

March 24, 2019 - 18:30 -- Admin

Ok, first things first. I’m not advising that anyone bet on politics, but the media have a vested interest in telling us that elections will be close because they want us to get interested in the coverage. In Victoria last year, the media was telling us that it would be close, but some betting markets…

What’s that smell?

March 24, 2019 - 17:30 -- Admin

For two years from May 1987 Tony Fitzgerald QC turned a spotlight and then a fire hose on the corrupt Queensland Country Party regime of Joh Bjelke-Peterson, his henchmen and his blue-uniformed partners in crime. Four ministers were jailed, numerous coppers were convicted and the shop-soiled shyster himself was charged with perjury, narrowly escaping a stretch of porridge. While…

Disinviting Jordan Peterson: The Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge and Approved Ideas

March 24, 2019 - 14:30 -- Admin

He has sent so many cliques and groups into titters of anger, and the indignant have attempted to turn on him. The university environment should be the last place where dangerous ideas, and views, are stifled and stomped upon. In actual fact, we are seeing the reverse; from students’ unions to middle and upper-managerial parasites…