Australia is in economic recession. A 0.3% contraction in economic activity measured in GDP terms.
I don’t accept Katharine Murphy’s premise of not reporting on this sorry business, simply because she couldn’t verify the yarn. She shoots herself in the journalistic foot in at least two points in her “don’t-shoot-me-I’m-a-journalist” piece. “I’ve known Joyce, and his former wife Natalie, for ages. We all grew up in the same part of the world.” yeh….uh huh….and??? “The feedback I got in the time I had available to make inquiries was people weren’t speaking on the record.” In the time she had available??!! If that’s not a cop out, I’m not here and I’m not writing this. Let’s […]
Over the weekend just gone, we’ve seen an abject failure of the political system as we all thought we understood it.
‘none so blind as those who will not see’
Culture wars…….we seem to have these on-again-off-again ideological stoushes every single time conservatives enter government.
Clearly this man, this pretender to the throne of public governance, is not only a gross embarrassment to his own political colleagues, but a gross embarrassment and outright abuser of the people he purports to lead. Abbott is so clearly out of touch with the Australian consciousness it’s uncomfortable to even contemplate what might have driven him to afford the consort to the monarchy of a foreign nation pseudo-citizenship by inferring a citizens-only honour, on Australia Day of all days. Then, to further compound the insult to the Australian people, he calls their digital voice – social media, to which we’re […]
Salacious title for a contentious post, I know, but as someone who is currently sucking off the public teat through no fault of my own, I feel it both timely and pertinent that I make comment on the current and proposed Job Services Provider platform and the proposed post 1 July 2015 New Employment Services model announced earlier today by this individual.