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New Progressive parties offer hope

October 9, 2014 - 16:14 -- Admin

Two new Progressive political parties offer hope for change in Australia’s political governance.

For too long the country has laboured under the influence of what can only be loosely described as Left and Right political philosophies. Those philosophies have never been rigidly fixed and — since the mid-’70s — have been shifting.

Where are we going?

August 28, 2014 - 18:07 -- Admin

We know there’s a problem with the quality of Western democracy today. Things are always changing and not necessarily for the better.

Corporations are increasing their influence on political policy making. What could the outcome be if you project this forward? The end of democracy is a real possibility.

Understanding Liberal ideology

July 1, 2014 - 17:26 -- Admin

I thought it might be useful to explain what is happening in Australian politics.

First up, these “Liberals” are not the Liberals you once knew. They are US Republican-style Tea Party fruitcakes. They get a kick out of punishing people. Bible bashers, but people who use religion as a tool to keep the uneducated, the unaware in line.