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The Currency of Corruption

The Labor Party has now lost 2 shadow ministers since the election on 2 July, which suggests a high level of carelessness. Nobody seems to know yet… 990 more words

Australian History

Taskforce Integrity. Let's start with politicians, shall we?

Taking welfare payments dishonestly is theft.
Taskforce Intergrity aims to stop this.https://t.co/K8TFxjoVsn pic.twitter.com/KVABzvNQWU

— Steve Irons MP (@SteveIronsMP) November 30, 2015

You may or may not be aware that in November 2015, the Turnbull government…

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Society

Tony Abbott and the 'Desire to Sacrifice'

Tony Abbott’s Address to Australia’s Regional Summit to Counter Violent ExtremismJune 11, 2015.

In the end, though, the only really effective defence against terrorism is persuading people that it’s pointless.

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Politics

One nation

There’s worse news every day.

Thursday, 15th of September: in her maiden speech to the Senate, Pauline Hanson declares that Australia is “in danger of being swamped by Muslims”. 1,226 more words

Europe can learn from Australia's border policy. But not by listening to Abbott | Melissa Conley Tyler | Opinion | The Guardian

Tony Abbott is wrong that European leaders can solve the refugee crisis by mimicking his policies. Here are the real lessons Europe can learn from Australia… 21 more words

Tony Abbott

Poverty in Australia

Growing Up Poor

Four Corners (2013)

Review

In contrast to Decadence: The Meaninglessness of Modern Life, which highlights life in the Australian middle class, … 219 more words

Attacks On The Working Class

The Year that Made Me

As I listened to Attorney-General George Brandis today unconvincingly bellow (shout loud: argument weak, as the father of my children used to say) that Malcolm Turnbull will be remembered by history as one of our great prime ministers, I reflected that while it’s sadly apparent Brandis is a fool, what is most unsettling is that he apparently believes the rest of us to be even bigger fools. 642 more words

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