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Im-Politic: Portrait of the President as a "Boardroom Liberal"

Noam Scheiber’s new profile in The New Republic of top White House aide Valerie Jarrett is predictably attracting lots of attention – mainly for its detailed reporting on her unparalleled influence with President Obama and on all the bureaucratic and political machinations she’s engaged in to retain this clout. 497 more words

Obama

"Trickle down" environment policy… WTF?

“Trickle down” environment policy… WTF?

What’s with the rabid right, and their obsession with the idea of “Trickle down” policies?

During the start of the GFC when Rudd announced his stimulus package, the LNP were up in arms about handing out money to the poor and disadvantaged, along with the HIP (Home Insulation Program), and the BER (Building Education Revolution), which despite all the rhetoric from the rabid right, were hugely successful programs that did exactly what was required at the time, to keep Australia’s economy powering along through the GFC, saving many thousands from the unemployment queues, and supporting small businesses. 876 more words

By Truth Seeker

Sport development legacies from major events: Legacy by osmosis?

This post is my presentation from the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) 2013 Conference.

The post contains the abstract, presentation video and slides. 304 more words

Event Legacy

Examining the influence of the London 2012 Olympic Games on physical activity in Australian Queensland adults

This post is my presentation from the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) 2013 Conference.

The post contains the abstract, presentation video and slides. 439 more words

Research Publications And Presentations

Will the Olympics really inspire more people to play sport?

Originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Did watching the Olympics inspire you to get out and play sport? Perhaps the gold-medal-winning effort of our… 662 more words

Media Commentary

Trickle Up....

“The money was all appropriated for the top in hopes that it would trickle down to the needy. Mr. Hoover was an engineer. He knew that water trickled down.

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