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Sprouting sh*t for almost nothing
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My interview Razor Sharp 18 February
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp on Tuesday 18 February. (0)

My interview Razor Sharp 11 February 2014
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp this morning. The Royal Commission, car industry and age of entitlement get a lot of the coverage. (0)

Razor Sharp 4 February 2014
Me on 4 February 2014 on Razor Sharp with Sharon Firebrace. (0)

Time for a House Un-Australian Activities Committee?
Tony Abbott thinks the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is Un-Australian. I am looking forward to his government setting up the House Un-Australian Activities Committee. (1)

Make Gina Rinehart work for her dole

Sick kids and paying upfront


Save Medicare

Demonstrate in defence of Medicare at Sydney Town Hall 1 pm Saturday 4 January (0)

Me on Razor Sharp this morning
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace this morning for Razor Sharp. It happens every Tuesday. (0)



Archive for June 23rd, 2010

Can Julia Gillard save brand Labor? Thursday’s talk fest

Julia Gillard will become Prime Minister on Thursday morning. The right wing of the Labor Party will support her. They all fear an Abbott Government; the unions because of the loss of some minor power they have in the workplaces under Rudd and Gillard’s Workchoices lite; the Parliamentary members because they will lose their seats. Will Julia […]


Even in death, class matters

We as a nation would be better off spending our money on safety at work and safe passage for refugees to Australia than wasting it on the likes of Ken Talbot.

Even in death, class matters.

How the scramble for profit wrecked the Gulf

The Obama administration is promising to crack down on BP, but future catastrophes are certain because of the nature of a system that prioritises profit over the planet. With oil still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, each new day brings fresh evidence of the reckless incompetence and arrogance of oil giant BP – and […]