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Media’s fatal gambit

June 16, 2017 - 19:29 -- Admin

By Christian Marx With the announcement that Channel 10 had gone into administration, many in the media were in deep shock. This author was not shocked at all. In fact, I was surprised this hadn’t happened much sooner. There are many and varied reasons why mainstream media is collapsing: The internet, online streaming, endless repeats…

The Horror!…The Horror!…

June 16, 2017 - 14:29 -- Admin

“Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story’s narrator Marlow. Marlow tells his story to friends aboard a boat anchored on the River Thames, London, England. This setting provides the frame…

Barbarian Intellectualism.

June 16, 2017 - 08:30 -- Admin

“For so many in the techno-elite, even those who don’t entirely subscribe to the unlimited optimism of the Singularity (the Singularity is an artificial intelligence notion of some futurists … Google it if you wish), the notion of perpetual progress and economic growth is somehow taken for granted. As a former classicist turned technologist, I’ve…

Environmental Elitism and the Inconsequential Worker

June 15, 2017 - 17:06 -- Admin

Bolman and Deal’s “Reframing Organisations” encourages leaders to look through various ‘windows’ to reframe and solve problems.  The Author argues that climate change activism is led from a position of privilege. To counter this, the worker must be central to the climate change debate. The Rise of Climate Change Activism Climate Change Activism is not…

Sekisui: Under the spirit of the Uluru Statement, return the Yaroomba land to the Traditional Owners.

June 15, 2017 - 14:00 -- Admin

By Keith Davis The ‘Uluru Statement From The Heart‘ is a very powerful document. It re-affirms Indigenous spiritual connection to land and nature, and explains how Indigenous people possessed this continent under their own laws and customs. Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tribes were the first sovereign nations of the Australian continent and its…

A revolution against the middle-classes!

June 15, 2017 - 08:00 -- Admin

By Freefall852 A call to revolution! My friends, we need a revolution! Not to overthrow the state, but to replace the political, administrative and social control from a subservient middle-class with a more homogeneous mix of blue-collar, blue-collar and more blue-collar people. I am not talking the stupid blue collar; the bogan idiocy, nor the…

The Myth of the Balanced Budget

June 14, 2017 - 16:12 -- Admin

Something will happen this week that will alert us to the reality of this government’s failures. Despite all their rhetoric and their pathetic attempts to demonstrate their economic prowess, despite all attempts to gloss over their outright lies, their pretence at understanding economics, this week these champions of capital, of fiscal irresponsibility, will have the…

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