Category Archives: Government

Dutton’s nuclear plan is dangerous and must be stopped

By Jim Hayes

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has finally announced some detail of the Liberal and National parties’ nuclear energy plan, which includes the building of 7 power plants. An attempt to legitimise this by connecting it to the creation of jobs and opportunities for an Australia gripped by a cost-of-living crisis has Already begun, and the Murdoch controlled media is pushing this and manufacturing public opinion. Continue reading Dutton’s nuclear plan is dangerous and must be stopped

Inquiry into the corrupt behaviour of PwC is a whitewash

By Jim Hayes

The report from the Senate inquiry into the PwC scandal has recommended that the multinational consultancy firm should be “open and honest,” implying this this isn’t how it has behaved. The report also recommended stricter regulation of large partnerships between government and large private organisations. In all there are 12 recommendations. Continue reading Inquiry into the corrupt behaviour of PwC is a whitewash

Donald Trump represents the elite and not the people

By Jim Hayes

Donald Trump has been convicted of a list of felonies. Don’t expect him to be locked up. In fact, his convictions will help him to become President of the United Sates for the second time. Trump and his backers know how to use spectacle, and the convictions are being used to portray him as a victim of a powerful elite controlling government, the law, and society. Continue reading Donald Trump represents the elite and not the people

Albo’s tax cuts change more public relations than substance

By Joe Montero

Anthony Albanese faced a great deal of opposition to his promise to keep Scott Morrison’s promise for big tax cuts for the very rich since the day of the election that made him Prime Minister. In fact, it threatened to Cause instability within the Labor Party. The angst was just contained in last year’s national party conference in Brisbane last year. Continue reading Albo’s tax cuts change more public relations than substance

Australia demands a change in direction according to the latest Essential Poll

By Joe Montero

In the wake of the fiasco of the voice referendum and a response to Israel’s attack on Israel that pleases no-one, the Essential Poll commissioned by the Guardian newspaper has revealed that more people disapprove than approve of Anthony Albanese’s performance as Prime Minister of Australia and the direction in which the country is going. Continue reading Australia demands a change in direction according to the latest Essential Poll

Labor’s national conference and the key issues that concern Australia

By Adam Carlton

Labor’s national conference in Brisbane began today. The 2,000 or so delegates will be hearing about the key issues of the day. There won’t be any in depth discussion and analysis of positions put forward. The decisions have already been made and votes packaged by the factions. The event will mostly be about speeches. Continue reading Labor’s national conference and the key issues that concern Australia

Australia must let go of reliance on a declining United States to secure our future

 By Joe Montero

The elite that dominates the United States is running scared. Two prominent issues reveal this. One is the fear of the rise of China, and the other is what is the future of the economy and politics at home. The second one is at present being fought out in the battle over the government debt ceiling. Both are signs of the new uncertainty. Continue reading Australia must let go of reliance on a declining United States to secure our future