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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 'Malcolm Turnbull'

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.

Turnbull talks tax rubbish

Turnbull’s claim that rehashed “trickle down reforms” will not be “keenly felt” in the community during the lowest wage growth on record are farcical, says John Passant in Independent Australia. Click here to read the article. Turnbull talks tax trash

A year ago the seller changed; the sh*t sandwich however remains the same

  The problem is not who is selling us the sh*t sandwich; the problem is the sh*t sandwich.

Feminists like Turnbull and refugee women on Nauru

If Malcolm Turnbull really is a  feminist why is he locking up innocent women and girls on Nauru and Manus Island and subjecting them to rape, torture and other abuses?

Bring them here. Let them stay.  That is what a feminist would do.

Malcolm Turnbull’s tough times

Malcayman Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull, the Panama Papers and tax havens

When the rest of the world’s leaders moved swiftly to condemn the tax rorts exposed in the Panama Papers, our Prime Minister was curiously silent. Today, we learn that he was one of those named. John Passant in Independent Australia questions just how serious Malcolm Turnbull is on cracking down on tax avoidance. To read the whole article click here. PM Turnbull named in #Panama Papers