Preoccupied with his years-in-the-making documentary on the evils of capitalism Antony Loewenstein blogs only intermittently and Tim Lambert having gone to ground, Clementine Ford is the go-to lefty for reliable entertainment. She never fails to disappoint. Having flayed sexist Donald Trump – who knew? – Ford moves on to matters of supreme importance to everyone everywhere: […]Read more "FOR THOSE IN THE KNOW, NO CAN MEAN YES"
Founded by visionaries in 1871, Perth’s Weld Club provides a safe space for well-heeled West Australians. The venue is unsuited, however, to use by the public. Army officers have cancelled an annual black-tie dinner event after complaints were made to Defence top brass about it being held at an exclusive Perth men’s club. In a move […]Read more "SAFE SPACE SAVAGED"
While filming at a military veteran-run boot camp for troublesome children, an ABC News crew captures a scene that occurs literally hundreds of time every day in schools right around Australia. Noa Cthurmer was attending an eight-day boot camp on the Queensland Sunshine Coast held by Veterans 4 Youth, a for-profit organisation that started running the […]Read more "PLEASE DON’T SPIT OR PUNCH"
After cutting his intenet access earlier this week, Ecuadorian officialdom relents, allowing Assange back online.Read more "ASSANGE BACK ONLINE"
After making a fool herself last week by joining in an online campaign to name and shame a mentally disabled man who publicly “harassed” a group of Asian females, then following up with evasive excuse-making, Australia’s most outspoken feminist chooses a softer target. If Trump is elected it won't be long until he starts complaining […]Read more "PATRIARCHY PARANOIA PROFITABLE"
Western Australia’s Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan on the Bill Leak cartoon that prompted an Australian Human Rights Commission investigation: “From my perspective, Bill Leak’s cartoon is actually an accurate reflection of what our officers see on a day-to-day basis, when they’re dealing particularly with kids from Aboriginal communities or Aboriginal families who are in trouble,” he […]Read more "CONTROVERSIAL BILL LEAK CARTOON ACCURATE"