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Why Bill Shorten endorses Michael Daley

March 12, 2019 - 16:00 -- Admin

By Henry Johnston    Optics is everything in contemporary politics and the Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten understands its power. Shorten takes media advice from among others Dee Madigan of Campaign Edge and Eammon Fitzpatrick of Hawker Britten. Thus, Bill Shorten’s welcoming of Michael Daley MP at the launch of the NSW ALP election campaign…

Publicised Cruelty: Scott Morrison Visits Christmas Island

March 12, 2019 - 15:15 -- Admin

His visit struck a sour note. The Australian prime minister Scott Morrison was making an effort to show he cared: about those intangible things called borders, secure firm and shut to the unwanted human matter coming by sea. The distant Australian territory of Christmas Island was selected to assist in coping with arrivals from Manus…


March 11, 2019 - 10:03 -- Admin

By RosemaryJ36   In response to a comment on Twitter from Mr Denmore: “I’m older than Barnaby & ScoMo, but these guys are more like my father’s generation: sexist, patriarchal, anti-intellectual, frightened of difference, their self-confidence inversely correlated to their ability. They seem completely out of time. I simply do not get it.” I wrote the…

ScoMo’s cynical Christmas Island stunt is an assault on our democracy and an affront to our humanity.

March 10, 2019 - 22:07 -- Admin

“I will do everything in my power to ensure that these suggested changes … never see the light of day… I will fight them using whatever tool or tactic I have available to me …” Scott Morrison   Flanked by a trio of Border Force black-shirts and a lone, grim digger in camouflage, Scott Morrison…

How will it end?

March 10, 2019 - 12:00 -- Admin

Conclusion Notwithstanding all of the aforementioned factors, it should be assumed that China that China will revert to the use of maximum force and the complete subjugation of Taiwan—beyond the war of rivalry that is already taking place—should its resistance to the unification process be seen as taking ‘too long.’ Conclusively and from an historical…