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April 12, 2024
Since Hamas' savagery of 1,200 innocent Israelis on October 7, one thing became abundantly clear. Netanyahu, and no one else, indirectly precipitated Hamas' attack.
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The Chinese government's initiatives to reform the country's medical system and boost its domestic market, have led to an accelerated localisation trend, reshaping the competitive landscape, and influencing global trade dynamics.
Health - Ivor Campbell - 1 comment
 




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Thursday, April 11, 2024

Our farm supported our family of four, 30 dairy cows, one bull, eight draught horses, two stock horses, a cattle dog, two cats, two ponies, plus a few pigs, calves and chooks and, at times, a returned service Uncle recovering from malaria.
Environment - Viv Forbes - 8 comments
 
Former Labor Minister Craig Emerson's Interim Report of the Review of the Grocery Code of Conduct is the latest attempt by the Albanese government to avoid blame for the cost-of-living crisis.
Economics - Graham Young - 7 comments
 

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

For Australia they concluded that it was 'Death of a Dream: Planners versus the Traditional Australian Home'.
Nation Building - Ross Elliott - 4 comments
 
Most of the officials within the WHO are bureaucrats with little or no experience within democratic government. They are unelected officials not responsible to any electorate.
Health - Murray Hunter - 2 comments
 

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Postmodernists believe that all truth is relative-your truth, my truth, but never the truth. This does away with most ideas of sin.
Political Philosophy - Graham Young - 6 comments
 
The Fed provides a surprising outlook of healthy growth together with a falling Fed Funds rate.
Economics - Michael Knox - 1 comment
 

Monday, April 8, 2024

Unbiased opinion polls find that support for nuclear power in Australia falls short of a majority, that Australians much prefer renewables, and most do not want nuclear reactors built near where they live.
Environment - Jim Green - 15 comments
 
I wonder how many Australians, like me, have found communicating with our national health care bureaucracy, Medicare, about as easy as winning Lotto?
Society - John Mikkelsen - 5 comments
 

Friday, April 5, 2024

Peter Weir's The Truman Show turned 25 last year. Impressive when it first aired, it remains so in view of its deep engagement with the human condition.
Religion & Spirituality - Craig Thompson - 3 comments
 
President Biden has for the first time suggested his readiness to abandon the failed two-state solution embodied in Security Council Resolution 2334.
International - David Singer - 9 comments
 
Yet our tribe here in Australia is fragmented and our social bonds are weak. The recent shame over Australia Day celebrations exposed this.
Society - Jacquie Scammell - 3 comments
 

Thursday, April 4, 2024

It is time to hold Turkey's President Erdogan accountable for his egregious human rights violations and defiance of NATO's charter.
International - Alon Ben-Meir - 2 comments
 
Society has many champions speaking up for women, children, Aborigines, gays and lesbians, but precious few for men. It needs more of them.
Health - David Leyonhjelm - 6 comments
 

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Corporation power and secondary colonisation, exercised through such ruthless entities as the United Fruit Company (now the jauntily labelled Chiquita), continued the legacy, collaborating with corrupt elites.
International - Binoy Kampmark - 2 comments
 
As efforts to decarbonize global energy systems expand, one of the answers could be to use floating nuclear power plants (FNPPs).
Environment - Stuart Ballantyne - 7 comments
 

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

The persecution of Julian Assange will soon happen to all journalists who expose government wrongdoings.
Law & Liberties - Murray Hunter - 4 comments
 
What is it about British justice that has a certain rankness to it, notably when it comes to dealing with political charges?
Law & Liberties - Binoy Kampmark - 6 comments
 

Thursday, March 28, 2024

It was mugged in throwing money (that of the Australian taxpayer) at the US submarine industry, which is lagging in its production schedule.
International - Binoy Kampmark - 18 comments
 
Guterres, the UN and UNRWA have seemingly gone out of their way to prevent Israel speedily chasing down and eliminating those monsters from Gaza who invaded Israel on 7 October 2023.
International - David Singer - 12 comments
 

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Even worse for the Liberals and Nationals, there is no prospect of achieving a majority in the Senate at either the next election or in 2028.
Domestic Politics - David Leyonhjelm - 18 comments
 
We know enough about the Iranian regime’s fears and ambitions to stop it in its tracks by creating a crescent of allied states stretching from the Gulf to the Mediterranean without violent confrontations or war.
International - Alon Ben-Meir - 3 comments
 

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

In Australia, we see the tech-utopians being butchered, metaphorically speaking, on our doorstep. Of concern here is the Communications Legislation Amendment (Combating Misinformation and Disinformation) Bill 2023.
Law & Liberties - Binoy Kampmark - 7 comments
 
The Labor Party suffered major swings against it in the outer suburban ring in the recent state Inala and Ipswich West by-elections.
Domestic Politics - Graham Young - 5 comments
 

Monday, March 25, 2024

Simone Weil, Hitler in WWII, the current United States imbroglio, and the Australian independents in the last election - the Teals - give us the reasons why political parties should go.
Political Philosophy - Peter Bowden - 10 comments
 
The US-Australia diplomatic friction triggered by Farage's interview with Donald Trump
International - Chin Jin - 6 comments
 

Friday, March 22, 2024

This isn’t a hot war, neither is it a cold one. But it is a war.
International - Graham Young - 30 comments
 
With all the sound and fury about global warming, an important, and many scientists now assert, more likely scenario is usually ignored-the possibility of far more dangerous global cooling.
Environment - Tom Harris - 13 comments
 

Thursday, March 21, 2024

The dominating ‘Huge Australia’ stakeholders are a diverse lot. United however, by false immigration narratives that railroad voters. Almost impossible to counter, in woke Australia.
Nation Building - Stephen Saunders - 15 comments
 
Resolution 2334 violates article 80 of the UN Charter which preserves the right of the Jewish People to settle in any part of the territory of former Palestine located west of the Jordan River.
International - David Singer - 6 comments
 

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

The aggressor? China, whose tentacles of influence, infiltration and espionage have reached deep into Australian soil, threatening the very core of our democratic values and national security.
International - Mamtimin Ala - 5 comments
 
It is not the rules of being good, a law or standard, neither the description of a what a good person is like, that give rise to difficulty.
Education - Sarah Flynn-O'Dea - 4 comments
 

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

In recent weeks, the Biden administration has found itself facing a serious dilemma as to how to balance its commitment to Israel's national security along with the humanitarian crisis facing the Palestinians in Gaza.
International - Alon Ben-Meir - 7 comments
 
But in this case, God the Editor listened. Maybe he even learned from my experience. Better still, Mrs God obviously had even more influence than The Admiral and this cub reporter.
Media - John Mikkelsen - 5 comments
 

Monday, March 18, 2024

It can be argued that the early Fabians may have been naïve. For although 'democracy' has seemingly triumphed it has, thanks to neo-liberalism, become the handmaiden of global capitalism.
Political Philosophy - John Töns - 9 comments
 
State to audit all rape trials in response to judges' complaints.
Law & Liberties - Bettina Arndt - 2 comments
 

Friday, March 15, 2024

Meta's public declaration of intent threatens various media companies with significant loss. In Australia, Nine Entertainment, Seven West Media and News Corp risk losing between 5 and 9% of net profit.
Media - Binoy Kampmark - 5 comments
 
Guterres seems unable to comprehend that his duty and obligation is to uphold the UN Charter – not tolerate any attempt by anyone – especially his handpicked appointee - to violate it.
International - David Singer - 4 comments
 

Thursday, March 14, 2024

None of the dead or injured Palestinian women and children were asked by Hamas' leaders whether they should go and massacre innocent Israelis at an unprecedented scale.
International - Alon Ben-Meir - 18 comments
 
So, when the Sun is in a strong phase, with a stronger magnetic field, less galactic cosmic rays enter the Earth's atmosphere and we have less clouds. This then amplifies the warming.
Environment - Tom Harris - 6 comments
 

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