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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)

I am not surprised
I think we are being unfair to this Abbott ‘no surprises’ Government. I am not surprised. (0)

Send Barnaby to Indonesia
It is a pity that Barnaby Joyce, a man of tact, diplomacy, nuance and subtlety, isn’t going to Indonesia to fix things up. I know I am disappointed that Barnaby is missing out on this great opportunity, and I am sure the Indonesians feel the same way. [Sarcasm alert.] (0)



Archive for May 4th, 2009

Australia’s white paper for war

The White Paper on defence is a blueprint for an expansionist, militaristic Australian foreign policy, to cement Australia as a regional superpower.


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.  […]

World free press day

Yesterday was world free press day. Perhaps someone should let The Australian know.

Pete Seeger turns 90

Pete Seeger, one of the greatest radical folk singers of all time, turns 90 today.  Happy birthday Pete.