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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 'Malcolm Turnbull'

The decline and fall of the LNP regime

#BarnabyGate has exposed the reality of the ineptitude of the Turnbull Government and the end is near, writes John Passant in Independent Australia


Should Barnaby Joyce resign … and what about Malcolm Turnbull?

[Deputy Prime Minister Joyce (left) and Prime Minister Turnbull at the New England by-election, December 2017 (screen shot via @9NewsSyd).]   If a thorough investigation into the potential abuse of power and misuse of public funds in the Barnaby Joyce affair isn’t undertaken, then both the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister should resign, […]

Dutton and Turnbull enable Nazis

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is Australia’s Donald Trump, I write in Independent Australia.

Dutton and the Coalition: Ramping up fear and racism

  Facing defeat at the next election and with a record of failure, Dutton and the Coalition are conjuring up African gangs in a desperate attempt to enlist fear-based support, writes John Passant in Independent Australia

Malcolm Turnbull’s democracy at work – but not next week

The Turnbull Government is in complete disarray and every day brings some revelation of further incompetence, I write in Independent Australia​.

Who will replace Malcolm Turnbull?

It is only a matter of time till Malcolm Turnbull is replaced as leader. The question is, who will replace him?  My thoughts, in Independent Australia.

Taking a scalpel to the poor, unemployed, students and workers: Budget 2017

Unlike the Abbott/Hockey sledgehammer approach, this Turnbull/Morrison 2017 Budget is still cutting off our arms and legs but anaesthetising us first, says John Passant in Independent Australia.

Trump’s cringeworthy meeting with Trump

  Malcolm Turnbull’s trip to shake the hand of Donald Trump has diminished the prime minister and is degrading for Australia, writes ​John Passant in Independent Australia.

Malcolm Turnbull against Sally McManus

As Unions Australia say: When corporate power and greed is so out of control. When union members are hounded by a spiteful government. When our pay is cut and our safety net torn apart. When workers are dying. It’s time to resist. SHARE if you think it’s time for fairness again. #resistaus Or as Jenna […]

Turnbull’s mounting troubles

In Independent Australia on Monday I discussed Malcolm “Trumble” Turnbull’s declining popularity following a disastrous week, alongside the steady rise of the”PHONys”. It was written before Bernardi’s resignation but that resignation just reinforces my arguments I think.