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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 'Swine flu'

Kids die daily and nothing happens

16,000 kids die every day from starvation.  The West does nothing.  Swine flu threatens the rich (or so they thought) and their states around the world mobilise against it.  I wonder if there will ever be a deadly rich pig flu?


Flu goes South?

The World Health Organisation says the swine flu may ‘re-appear with a vengeance’ in the Northern Hemisphere when the weather gets cooler in late Autumn and the beginning of Winter.  I’m no rocket scientist but isn’t the Southern Hemisphere right now in late Autumn and approaching Winter?

Victory to Egyptian pig farmers

I’m with the pig farmers in Egypt in their demonstrations against the pig slaughter by the Mubarak dictatorship.  This cull has nothing to do with public health and everything to do with the dictatorship scapegoating Christian Copts, a tiny minority, for the economic and other problems of Egyptian society.  Scapegoating will be one response of many regimes around the world.  […]

What’s behind killer swine flu?

Concentrated poverty is one of the most important issues in what happens to a flu outbreak – how it is spread and who it hits.