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Stopping the oceans choking on plastic and other things the papers in Australia and abroad reckon 23 April 2018

April 23, 2018 - 12:09 -- Admin

Stop our oceans choking on a plastic overdose. Governments and companies must act globally to clean up the seas - Financial Times, LondonRarely has a global environmental issue aroused public and political concern more rapidly than plastic pollution of the oceans. ... This initial drive for action must not only be maintained but intensified in the years ahead. The threat to our oceans is too great to release the political pressure even if plastic pollution falls out of the news. ...

The mystery of the Liberal Party strategists silly enough to allow Financial Services Minister Kelly O'Dwyer to humiliate herself.

April 22, 2018 - 16:35 -- Admin

As the saying goes, sometimes the best response is to say nothing at all. And The Insiders program this morning was proof again of that wisdom. Why Kelly O'Dwyer agreed to be interviewed by Barrie Cassidy is beyond me.

The football coach and the advertising man- what the papers in Australia and abroad reckon 22 April 2018

April 22, 2018 - 15:14 -- Admin

Wenger and Sorrell show the costs and prizes of leadership longevity - Financial Times of London“If you eat caviar every day,” said Arsène Wenger, “it is difficult to return to sausages.” The Alsatian’s knack for aphorisms in his third language disarmed critics of his once-formidable work as Arsenal coach. Still, the club’s demotion from the high table of European football has told in the end.