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Extreme distraction

November 6, 2018 - 14:05 -- Admin

By Tony Andrews A revolution has occurred while we’ve been watching the telly, dreaming of a new car, dishwasher or holiday, and trying our best not to offend anyone. No tanks have rolled through suburban Australia, no massed forces have seized the factories and farms, instead they’ve been relocated overseas or sold off, radically and…

Dare ya

November 5, 2018 - 16:00 -- Admin

On 21 August, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said I think in the immigration portfolio, you are defined by Nauru and Manus … I would love to get everybody off there tomorrow. If I could have brought them to Australia in a charter flight overnight I would have. Admittedly this was the ‘kind, warm and fuzzy’ Dutton…

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Losing Users: Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Problems

November 2, 2018 - 13:30 -- Admin

His detractors and enemies have been waiting some time for this, but it must have given them moments of mild cheer. Facebook, the all-gazing, accumulating system of personal profiles and information, poster child, in fact, of surveillance capitalism, is losing users. At the very least, it is falling to that mild phenomenon in business speak…

Scott Morrison’s appalling judgement

November 2, 2018 - 10:33 -- Admin

Since seizing the reins a little over two months, Scott Morrison has demonstrated the most appalling judgement on pretty much everything. Businesses are loudly expressing their despair about the lack of any policy on climate change and energy and we are hardly likely to get one with the people he chose for Environment and Energy…