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She’s back

September 27, 2015 - 16:44 -- Admin

Sophie Mirabella has won preselection for Indi. Does she deserve a second chance?

When Tony Windsor was leaving politics, he said on Insiders that Mrs Mirabella was the person he would miss least in politics, bestowing upon her the “nasty prize”.

Sophie said that they’d had little to do with each other other than exchange “mundane, daily pleasantries” to which Tony responded

“Tony” – A Case Study in Radicalisation

September 26, 2015 - 16:13 -- Admin

Apart from Karen’s case study, there are many others. Take “Tony”.

As a young man, Tony had the simple ambition of becoming the Pope, but the demands of celibacy combined with a demand that he cover his chest led him to drop out of the priesthood and before long he’d left the country to train overseas where he studied hand to hand combat at Oxford.

Whatever happened to work, rest and play?

September 26, 2015 - 14:34 -- Admin

There is a sense of relief in hearing Malcolm Turnbull talk about the need for flexibility to be able to respond to, and provide for, the needs of the nation and the future of its citizens.

This relief quickly evaporates however when listening to our new Treasurer whose every utterance oozes the same intransigence he displayed as Immigration Minister, something he prides himself on.

Reducing the fossil fuel exposure of your share portfolio is now as easy as 1-2-3

September 25, 2015 - 17:21 -- Admin

By Dr Anthony Horton

Three new climate change indices-the Carbon Efficient Index Series, the Carbon Efficient Select Index Series and the Fossil Fuel Free Index Series-have been created by S+P Dow Jones to highlight the roles public companies play and ultimately to assist investors to lower their fossil fuel exposure.

What would you like more of at AIMN?

September 25, 2015 - 11:35 -- Admin

With all the recent political events, I found myself turning more and more to bloggers and independent news sites for analysis rather than the spin-cycle of MSM. There is so many great bloggers and writers out there, writing on so many diverse topics.

This got me thinking (Oh! No!).

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