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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 January, 2017

Are the police investigating Sussan Ley’s expenses Mr Turnbull?

Turnbull’s announcement of an independent agency to oversee parliamentary expenses is just damage control to maintain the Coalition’s one-seat majority, I write in Independent Australia.

To read the whole article click here. Have Ley’s expenses been reported to the AFP Mr Turnbull?

One rule for the rich, another for the poor

My letter in Friday’s print edition of the Canberra Times, online now. NOTICE THE DIFFERENCE If the Tax Office sent out deliberately incorrect assessment notices to big business, the Commissioner of Taxation’s resignation letter would be on the Treasurer’s table that day. One rule for the rich, another for the poor.

The Turnbull government’s war on welfare

There is nothing fair about the Turnbull Government’s pension cuts and Centrelink crackdowns, no matter how they spin it, I write in Independent Australia.

Workers at Centrelink hold the key

My missive to the Canberra Times sent Wednesday morning. Wonder if they will publish it.   The robo-letter debacle is putting huge pressure on those who have been or are on Centrelink payments – some are suicidal – and on already overworked Centrelink staff. It is time the union, the CPSU, took a lead in […]

One rule for the rich …

My life as a socialist attack dog

Bronwyn Bishop: “”But I do know that there are socialists out there who want to attack free enterprise and anyone who sticks up for it.”

Daylight robbery

I have spent the past 48 hours examining my bank robbery records.

The left attacking pensioners

Got to love how some on the left are lining up with all those right wingers attacking ‘rich’ pensioners.

The morbid symptoms of neoliberalism

In Independent Australia on Tuesday I discussed neoliberalism, worldwide rejection of political establishments and the ramifications for workers. Click here for a link to the article.

First they came for ….

First they came for Aboriginal people
And I did not speak out
Because I was not Aboriginal