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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 April 25th, 2009

Somalia – more on toxic western waste

Al-jazeera had a good article recently on the piracy/toxic waste issue. It was prompted by the demands of pirates for money to redress the death and destruction the 2004 tsunami unleashed – the radioactive western waste for example that washed up on Somali shores and killed hundreds. One of the comments points out the US wants to keep […]


By their Pratts shall ye know them

Rudd vilifies people smugglers as code for attacking refugees, yet praises rich cartel operators? Sickening, but typical of what Labor is – the second eleven of capital.

Can South Africa’s election bring change?

Claire Ceruti, the editor of Socialism from Below magazine in South Africa, spoke to Ken Olende from the UK paper Socialist Worker about the significance of the general election this week. The article was written in anticipation of the election and contains a good class analysis. Why is this election causing so much excitement in South […]