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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 5th, 2009

France – the aftermath of May Day

For French speakers there’s a debate on the the aftermath of May Day on Ripostes on France 5, which you can access through the Nouveau Parti Anticapitaliste site here.  Alain Krivine is the NPA speaker. It stops from time to time. Have patience.


Get Up – the facts on Rudd’s climate change retreat

Get Up has a very readable analysis of the Rudd Government’s complete capitulation to the big polluters and a laughable postponement of the start up date.

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?