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Going Global with NATO

August 8, 2022 - 15:00 -- Admin

Regional alliances should, for the most part, remain regional. Areas of the globe can count on a number of such bodies and associations with varying degrees of heft: the Organization of American States; the Organisation of African Unity; and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Only one has decided to move beyond its natural, subscribed…

Whatever it takes

August 8, 2022 - 14:45 -- Admin

By 2353NM   Some years ago, a plumber was telling me when they came back from the local pie shop with lunch to that day’s worksite, they heard someone inside. The plumber and his trades assistant were the only people scheduled to be on site that day, so they split up, covered both entrances to the…

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Australian War Memorial needs to own Australian frontier wars

August 8, 2022 - 09:45 -- Admin

By David Stephens   Proper recognition and commemoration of the Australian Frontier Wars at the Australian War Memorial would be a practical expression of the Spirit of Uluru. As the Albanese government begins the lengthy process of enshrining the Voice in the Australian Constitution, having the Memorial commit to Australian Frontier Wars recognition and commemoration could…

By the People and for the People: a Fairer Tax System and Stronger Economy

August 6, 2022 - 06:00 -- Admin

By Max Ogden and John Lord One of Australia’s most vexing questions is a more equitable taxation system. At the 2019 election, the ALP presented a couple of mild tax reforms, which unfortunately contributed to its defeat. Later, when reflecting on his defeat, Bill Shorten admitted that perhaps he should have taken a different approach…

We Are In Total Agreement With The 43% Or Rather 43% Of Us Are…

August 5, 2022 - 19:51 -- Admin

Good morning, today we have a representative from the government-in-exile, Shadow Minister for Anything Starting With E, Senator Hamingburn, Good morning, Senator. A pleasure to be here. First up, your party is voting against the 43% reduction target. Why? Because it’s just not necessary. You don’t think that the target is necessary? No, we don’t…

Fire, Flood and Famine

August 5, 2022 - 01:21 -- Admin

Sounds Biblical? As it should. Man’s inhumanity to man also features. Talking to a close friend, I was assured that my concern with climate change – more particularly with lack of action to prevent climate change – was doomed because of the selfishness of humanity And – reluctantly (because I am an optimist) I fear…

The Fuss about Monkeypox

August 4, 2022 - 14:37 -- Admin

The World Health Organization has been one of the easier bodies to abuse. For parochial types, populist moaners and critics of international institutions, the WHO bore the brunt of criticisms from Donald Trump to Jair Bolsonaro. Being a key institution in identifying public health risks, it took time assessing the threat posed by SARS-CoV-2 and…

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