Monthly Archives: February 2020

The slippery slope to tyranny

Russia, China and North Korea have pretend parliaments. Is that where we’re headed? Bill Maher is an old-fashioned, rough and tough kind of comedian, not above profanity if it suits the purpose. But he’s from New York, with Irish and … Continue reading

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Zali Steggall’s bold move for a national climate Act

Despite a lack of interest in the major parties, the Steggall bill may yet get traction Last week Zali Steggall, the skier turned barrister who ousted former PM Tony Abbott from his blue-ribbon seat of Warringah nine months ago, unveiled … Continue reading

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Gutwein must bring the parliament together

The action demanded by the climate crisis will not happen if the parliament cannot find agreement on the fundamentals. Time marches on, emissions keep rising and the climate keeps changing. But some things don’t change, like old political habits. It … Continue reading

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