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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 9th, 2010

My Pollie website – the horrible truth

I have just developed some league tables from the My Pollie website.  The results stigmatise and humiliate all politicians.   The analysis suggests less spending – putting them all on the average wage – and making them subject to automatic recall will improve their quality.


Tax and propping up profits

The Labor Government’s Resource Super Profits Tax is about redistributing wealth – from one section of the ruling class to the rest. The RSPT will tax the so-called super profits of Australian mining companies. Rudd Labor will use the $9 billion it raises to cut the company tax rate and thus increase after tax profits […]

What kind of organisation should the left build?

Socialists can only build securely on a firm foundation of principled politics that looks to working class self-emancipation and the building of a revolutionary party that is unambiguously committed to that project.