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August 14 in history

1183  Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan took the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and fled to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan. 634 more words


Don't let Peter Costello risk climate suicide with Adani coal

Peter Costello, Chairman of our Sovereign Wealth Fund (the Future Fund) is meeting with India’s Finance Minister as we speak to discuss investing our money in one of the world’s largest coal mines. 92 more words

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Ditto Mr Costello - We Do Have a Duty to Ask the TOUGH Questions

Peter Costello was Australia’s Treasurer from 1996 to 2007 (during the Howard Government). Since leaving Parliament in 2009, he has served as Chairman of the Independent Advisory Board to the World Bank in Washington, is a Director of the Nine Entertainment Corporation, Chairman of the Future Fund (with $100 billion), and has a column in The Age. 1,029 more words


Perpetuating Uselessness: Chris Bowen Channels Wayne Swan

AS BILL SHORTEN — rattled by Malcolm Turnbull’s ascension — injects panic into his spiteful, deceitful political “narrative,” shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen has opened a new front in Labor’s quest for power, avowing himself “a Keynesian” and eulogising the self-important but essentially useless Wayne Swan. 1,866 more words

“I am a Keynesian,” Bowen declares proudly

These people don’t get it. They just don’t get it. I want to write, “such idiots they are”, but I am much too polite for that. 448 more words

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