Oz Blog News Commentary

Articles from Club Troppo

The Voice For John Stuart Mill

October 16, 2023 - 11:32 -- Admin

The biggest winner from the referendum on the weekend is John Stuart Mill. 

There’s a strand of left-wing orthodoxy these days that deprecates free speech and brands opposing viewpoints as dangerous wrongthink. This firebrand mode of thinking is excellent at producing an engaged cabal of supporters, but its fruits will often face oblivion in the privacy of one’s own voting booth. 

Voice analysis

May 25, 2023 - 11:21 -- Admin

This post is rather long. If you want a point form summary, scroll down to the bottom. Secondly, this post does not represent the views of anyone else but me.

As part of his pre-election platform, the now PM promised to get an aboriginal Voice into the constitution during this parliament.

Since Albo basically controls both houses on this issue, we will almost certainly be asked to vote on his recently proposed proposed wording (emphasis added):