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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 February 20th, 2009

Santos: hot profits, frozen wages

Santos is an Australian mining company and last year made a record $1.7 bn profit, a 359 per cent increase in a year. Even taking out the capital profit of almost $1.2 bn Santos made from the sale of a share of a liquefied natural gas project in Queensland, the underlying profit of $572 million […]


Marxism 2009 – the left-wing event of the year

Marxism 2009 is now only around 7 weeks away. Don’t forget to get your ticket! Hear speakers from around the world. ¬†They include: left wing Egyptian activist Mamdouh Habashi; American socialist and author of a new book on the Vietnam War Joe Allen; Deutscher prize winning author Rick Kuhn; Lebanese socialist activist Bassem Chit; NT […]

Upsurge in readers

There has been an upsurge in readers over the last week, many of them from Melbourne. Google Analytics gives me daily updates on the countries and cities readers are from, average times per city on the site, the number of pages read per city and the like. There are absolutely no personal details whatsoever available […]