In suggesting the creation of small representative indigenous advisory body in Canberra, amounting, tongue in cheek, to a third house of parliament, I fear I crystallized opposition to the bipartisan proposal initiated in December 2015, for a referendum on formal recognition of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islanders in the Constitution. 233 more words
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A carefully crafted proposal by Labor to curb negative gearing concessions to investment property owners gained wide acceptance in the lead-up to the last election 2 July 2016 won narrowly by the Coalition. 836 more words
How does one navigate community political discourse in this age of apparent propaganda, half truths, and dogmatic black and white thinking?
A government clerk engaged me this week on my thoughts about Michael Wolff’s runaway best seller on Washington dystopia. 489 more words
“If Democrats take back the House, they’ll immediately face pressure from their base to impeach Trump. But it may not be their best move.” MORE