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If you want to keep a blog that makes the arguments every day against the ravages of capitalism going and keeps alive the flame of democracy and community, make a donation to help cover my costs. And of course keep reading the blog. To donate click here. Keep socialist blog En Passant going. More... (4)

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. http://sharonfirebrace.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/18-2-14-john-passant-aust-national-university-g20-meeting-age-of-enttilement-engineers-attack-of-austerity-hardship-on-civilians.mp3 (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. http://sharonfirebrace.com/2014/02/11/john-passant-aust-national-university-canberra-2/ (0)

Razor Sharp 4 February 2014
Me on 4 February 2014 on Razor Sharp with Sharon Firebrace. http://sharonfirebrace.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/4-2-14-john-passant-aust-national-university-canberra-end-of-the-age-of-entitlement-for-the-needy-but-pandering-to-the-lusts-of-the-greedy.mp3 (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
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Sick kids and paying upfront

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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. http://sharonfirebrace.com/2013/12/03/john-passant-australian-national-university-8/ (0)

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Paladin: Closed tenders and shady dealings

The Paladin Group is a small company with a shack on Kangaroo Island – until last week – as its head office. After all the media interest, as well as a PO Box in Singapore, Paladin now has an office in Canberra. The phone might even work. According to its website, Paladin is ‘… a leading provider of project support services in the Asia-Pacific.’ These […]

The Morrison Government: Teetering around the edges of governance – my full article from Independent Australia

By John Passant | 18 February 2019, 7:00am |  The defeat of the Government on the Medivac Bill is the potential precursor to its defeat in the upcoming election, writes Canberra correspondent John Passant. Last week in Parliament (12 February) the Government was defeated on the ‘Medical Evacuations Bill‘ and Question Time became the “longest in history” to avoid debate on a […]

The Morrison Government: Teetering around the edges of governance

The defeat of the Government on the Medevac Bill is the potential precursor to its defeat in the upcoming election, writes Canberra correspondent John Passant. Click here to read the whole article

The Morrison Government – avoiding parliamentary scrutiny and defeat is its main game

Thursday in Parliament House was another momentous day. The Prime Minister tabled the 11th  Closing the Gap report in Parliament in the morning. It showed that far from improving, the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are going backwards compared to the rest of us. Last year we were on track to meet 3 […]

The Banking Royal Commission: Business as usual for the Big Four

The Banking Royal Commission: Business as usual for the Big FourWith the release of the Banking Royal Commission report, it seems the banks have come out unscathed due to political protection, writes John Passant in Independent Australia. Click here to read the whole article in Independent Australia.

No one is buying the Coalition’s neoliberal message

Despite tax cuts and an ongoing fear campaign, the Coalition Government is gone, writes Independent Australia Canberra correspondent John Passant. To read the article click here. https://independentaustralia.net/politics/politics-display/no-one-is-buying-the-coalitions-neoliberal-message,12319

Fascism, free speech and Facebook bans

Independent Australia’s Canberra correspondent John Passant finds himself on the wrong side of Facebook’s “community standards”. To read the article click here

Australia and the overpopulation myth

For many, overpopulation is the problem. It can also be code for keeping brown people out. For many activists, it might be unwitting but objectively, the overpopulation, anti-people scare campaign sends xenophobic and racist messages. To read my full article in Independent Australia, click here.

The St Kilda aftermath: Fascists and mainstream politicians

The St Kilda aftermath: Fascists and mainstream politiciansIn the wake of the St Kilda rally, John Passant explores the ways in which fascism is creeping into our government. You can read the full article by clicking here.

The Morrison Government takes Australia from bad to worse

It will be more of the same neoliberal policies from the Coalition in 2019, I write in Independent Australia. Click here to read the article.