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A very interesting and optimistic talk from TED.com by Kevin Rudd, past PM of Australia – http://kevinrudd.com/biography

China Alert

In the Clash of Ideologies, Language Wins the War

Jim Morrison famously and prophetically said, “Whoever controls the media, controls the minds”. 

This is certainly the case in Australia.

In this guest post Loz Lawrey… 1,002 more words

Tony Abbott

Tracking Abbott's Wrecking and Broken Promises - Updated March 2014

Sally McManus is the Secretary of the Australian Services Union in NSW and the ACT.

She has been a campaigner and an organiser for more than 20 years and spend a lot of time doing and talking about organising and campaigning. 2,215 more words

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The cost of an Aussie icon

I worked in industry policy in the Prime Minister’s department during the tenure of the Gillard Government.

Time and time again, I witnessed GM Holden making requests for “urgent” Government assistance. 786 more words

Political Lies and Who Tells Them.

The issue of truth featured largely in the recent election. We the voters were often left to decide who was and who wasn’t telling the truth. 2,022 more words

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So how’s Abbott’s Australia traveling so far?

So how’s Abbott’s Australia traveling so far? asks Kaye Lee. In a nutshell, judging by her evidence below, very badly.

We have been condemned worldwide for our moves to repeal the ‘carbon tax’, our abolition of climate change bodies and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) (even though it’s making a substantial profit), our failure to send a politician to the Warsaw climate change talks and our refusal to provide any funding for the Green Climate Fund. 755 more words

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Week Nine : Abbott and Hunt InDirectly Acting on Climate Change

I decided to tackle the Coalition Government’s Direct Action Climate change policy for this particular blog post because it was an area of policy I lacked any understanding off. 726 more words

Australian Politics