Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

Extract: Angus Deaton and Anne Case From Nobel Prize winning economist Angus Deaton and leading academic Anne Case comes a beautifully written, concise, accessible and groundbreaking study of the collapse of America’s working class and the profound political consequences that… Continue Reading →

A Year of Living With Discredited Mathematical Models

By Professor Ramesh Thakur and David Redman After a year’s experience of COVID-19 worldwide, the continuing hold of discredited mathematical models regarding lockdowns remain. As well, it is increasingly evident that medical specialists put in charge of public policy ignored… Continue Reading →

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Method – If You Don’t Ask, You Can’t Tell

By Jack Waterford: Pearls and Irritations Some prime ministers are more practised liars than others. Some can confuse, distract and prevaricate in such a way as to strangle the truth. Morrison, however, is a special case. He does not seem… Continue Reading →

In Australia, Facebook’s Ban on Sharing News Stories has sent Publishers’ Traffic Tumbling

By Joshua Benton: Founder of Harvard University’s Nieman Journalism Laboratory In a vacuum nobody can hear you scream. Australia already has some of the world’s worst internet, thanks to chronic government mismanagement. Its international borders remain closed after what many… Continue Reading →

Fast Radio Bursts Across The Universe: What We Know So Far

By Ryan Shannon, Swinburne University of Technology and Keith Bannister, CSIRO. Fast radio bursts are one of the great mysteries of the universe. Since their discovery, we have learned a great deal about these intense millisecond-duration pulses. But we still… Continue Reading →

AdRorts: Australia’s Health Minister, Comrade Greg Hunt, Deploys Communist Propaganda Tactics

By Callum Foote: Michael West Media. “I suspect Orwell would see, as he did back in the 1930s, the rich and outrageous irony of governments using the resources of the people to manipulate them and to keep them acquiescent, passive… Continue Reading →

The Fear of Terrorism Does Not Justify the Wholesale Removal of Citizens’ Rights

By Paul Gregoire: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog Home affairs minister Peter Dutton slid through his ASIO Bill 2020 with bipartisan approval on the final sitting day of parliament last year. The usual suspect, the fear of terrorism, was cited as justification for the passing… Continue Reading →

Birds Use Massive Magnetic Maps To Migrate: Some Could Cover The Whole World

By Richard Holland, Bangor University and Dmitry Kishkinev, Keele University Every year, billions of songbirds migrate thousands of miles between Europe and Africa – and then repeat that same journey again, year after year, to nest in exactly the same… Continue Reading →

Facebook Bans Australians from Sharing or Viewing News Content

From TOTT News The more sneering and high handed approach the mainstream press adopts in the escalating controversy over vaccines in Australia, the more entrenched will become the anti-vaxxer movement. Rationality around Covid went out the window almost from the… Continue Reading →

The Left and Right Should Unite to Fight Lockdowns

By Professor Ramesh Thakur Unable to prosecute their case on data and logic, zero-Covid zealots have descended to discredit-by-labelling. One Australian columnist berated ‘commentators who often have more opinions than brains’. No, he wasn’t looking into a mirror but referring… Continue Reading →

Police Acting Outside Their Powers at the Australian Open

Melbourne Activist Legal Support In the past week, police have been threatening a small group of refugee protesters, including members of Grandmothers for Refugees, with arrest and issuing them with ‘Directions to Leave’. Three members of the protest group have been… Continue Reading →

Ode to Australian Tennis Legend Margaret Court

By Paul Collits Margaret Court has brought on the ire of the diversity brigade because as a fundamentalist Christian she is opposed to gay marriage. Ms Court has been promoted from an Officer of the Order of Australia to a… Continue Reading →

This Must Surely Be The Most Corrupt Government in Australian History

By Elizabeth Minter with Michael West Media AdRorts, on the back of the Covid, is the latest corrupt practice in a prodigious body of Australian government dirty work. Is the Covid-19 vaccine the Liberal Party’s vaccine or the Australian Government’s… Continue Reading →

How Morrison Taught Australian Voters to Relax and Love the Rort

David Donovan: Independent Australia It is hard to escape the conclusion that the Australian people are being actively groomed by conservative politicians to accept, dismiss, overlook, or ignore their unethical activities. In fact, corruption scandals involving conservative Australian politicians are… Continue Reading →

Machines Can Do Most of a Psychologist’s job. The Industry Must Prepare for Disruption

By John Michael Innes, University of South Australia and Ben W. Morrison, Macquarie University. Psychology and other “helping professions” such as counselling and social work are often regarded as quintessentially human domains. Unlike workers in manual or routine jobs, psychologists… Continue Reading →

Scott Morrison Leaves Australia In Flames

An Extract from Dark Dark Policing. Featuring the Photography of Dean Sewell. There is an encyclopedic array of scandals swarming around Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison, with journalists already forming a queue to label this the most corrupt government in… Continue Reading →

Morrison Drafts Laws to Placate Murdoch, as Google Threatens to Pull the Plug

By Paul Gregoire: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog. Since the advent of the internet, data has increasingly risen in worth to the point that these days it’s the most valuable resource on the planet. Over that same time frame, consumers have become increasingly… Continue Reading →

No Plan PM: How the Australian Government’s Lack of an Aged Care Plan Cost Lives

By Dr Sarah Russell: Michael West Media Australia’s aged care sector is a national disgrace. A 21 billion dollar taxpayer funded industry is so user unfriendly, so byzantine in its bureaucracy, that few elderly citizens could ever negotiate it. The… Continue Reading →

There’s Nobody On Earth Like Kyo York! Vietnam’s Only European Superstar.

By Ian Purdie In March 2011, a 26-year-old American was sitting in the audience at the International University of Hanoi, Vietnam with thousands of Vietnamese college students. They were all enjoying a televised live concert when Tran Minh Tuan, a… Continue Reading →

Council Confiscates and Destroys Homeless Woman’s Possessions During Lockdown

By Sonia Hickey, Sydney Criminal Lawyers Blog. A local council in Perth has confiscated the meagre belongings of a homeless woman located at a public park where she had been sleeping, affixed labels warning of a $5,000 fine for illegal… Continue Reading →

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