Articles from Under The Milky Way
Scott Morrison’s Affection For Certain Former Public Servants But Not Others
Phil Coorey asked a good question at Morrison’s Press Conference Jan 5th 2020, taking the PM by surprise with his unexpected tack, when he asked the PM if, seeing that the PM belives that reducing Australia’s 1.3% world contribution of Greenhouse Gas emissions to zero would have no effect on Climate Change, then would Morrison pressure Trump to reduce the emissions of the USA.
Scott Morrison’s Bushfires Jingle
On January 4th 2020 Scott Morrison announced that ADF Personnel would be deployed to assist emergency services with bushfire fighting activities. Shortly thereafter a video was posted on the prime minister’s Twitter and Facebook pages summarizing the announcement.
What I really think is that all Federal Liberal and National Ministers since 1995 should publicly apologise to the people of Australia for seeking to delay, undermine and prevent effective action on Climate Change.
Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenburg Realise Something Awful: They’ve Been Playing With Matches.
January 2nd 2020
How Democracy Ends and An Open Field For The Demagogues – Notes From Talking Politics #71
The thing is, Democracy will end.
At some point the current dominant expression of Democracy – Universal Franchise with mass political parties and redistributive taxation – will fail to deliver solutions to urgent problems: Climate; Migration;War; National Sovereignty – and it will be discarded for something else.
Why Did David Cameron Offer The Brexit Referendum Anyway ?
I have just discovered the excellent Podcast Talking Politics which discusses UK, US and European and International Politics.
How The ALP Won The 2019 Federal Election.
This is Part 3 of my “Uninformed Speculation” series on the 2019 Federal Election.
Uninformed Speculation About The New Labor Leadership Team: Could Tanya Plibersek Get Dumped for Nikki Savvas ?
Following on from my uninformed speculation about the Federal Election result I would like to add some uninformed speculation about the new Labor Leader and Deputy Leader.
Rob Oakeshott Will Be Speaker ! – 2019 Federal Election Prediction
The result will be: ALP 74 LNP 71 GRN 2 OTH 4 CLIVE PALMER 0
which means a ALP Minority Government supported by two Greens, Andrew Wilkie and Rob Oakeshott. Oakeshott will become Speaker. You heard it here first.
How We Will Get There
The 2016 result was LNP 76 ALP 69 GRN 1 OTH 4