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  • Assault and Battery Sat, 8 Jul 17, 6:32pm
    One of the unfortunate consequences of rising early is the extended interview slot on ABC News Radio, broadcast at about 5.45 am. Frequently this will be a lengthy regurgitation of a Lateline interview from the night before,...
  • The Coalition seems to have a healthy self-destruct instinct which it must have inherited from the shambolic disaster that was Rudd-Gillard-Rudd. But let’s look at the achievements of the Coalition government so...
  • Canada is infamous in environmental circles for the Alberta tar sands, a destructive and polluting oil development that’s widely seen within the country as the nation's main economic generator...
  • Greenie Twitter twits Thu, 17 Jul 14, 9:40pm
    Climate sceptic grubs — sarah hanson-young (@sarahinthesen8) July 17, 2014 When asked in 10 yrs time what I did when Parliament sided with polluters, I’ll be proud to say I stood for safe climate...
  • Budget 2014: Fixing Labor’s mess Wed, 14 May 14, 9:22am
    Giving any Left-of-Centre party the reins of government is like giving Dracula the keys to the blood bank. Firstly, they spend like there is no tomorrow, and when they run out of money, they just put up taxes and/or borrow...
  • Duke University researchers recently published a study that suggests that autism may be linked to labor induction and augmentation. The study revealed that mothers who had induced labor have a 13 percent higher risk of autism,...
  • As the death toll in the Rana Plaza building collapse outside the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka continues to climb, the connection between the decisions we make as consumers and the loss of life is becoming harder to ignore. Self-policing...
  • The Labor ‘government’ of Julia Gillard (in quotes because it isn’t really a government any more, it’s just a rabble) is in terminal decline after last week’s chaotic leadership non-contest...
  • Rather than trouble themselves with the petty concerns of the lumpen proletariat, the Canberra elite carried off another spectacular day of navel gazing, as Julia Gillard once again called for a leadership ballot after a...
  • Photo via Shutterstock Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report this week, which detailed a number of labor and environmental violations in the company’s supply chain...
  • Fast fashion companies have plenty of excuses for not paying workers a fair living wage. Consumers don’t want to pay more for clothes, they argue, and they insist that they’re helping create jobs for people in...
  • Labor's climate backflip No. 2 Thu, 6 Sep 12, 9:40am
    First it was the abandoning of the post-carbon tax floor price, and the integration with the European floating price (see here). Now it is the abandoning of the plan to close the "dirtiest" power stations. Clearing the decks...
  • Labor's tactical retreat Tue, 28 Aug 12, 4:33pm
    Perhaps it's finally dawning on them that a $23 a tonne carbon tax for three years, plus a $15 dollar floor price for the ETS after 2015 is economically and electorally suicidal, especially when the EU carbon price is currently...
  • No carbon tax bounce for Gillard Tue, 24 Jul 12, 5:54pm
    The vultures are circling. Labor politicians are openly discussing the need for drastic action. Labor primary vote has sunk to 28%. And the carbon tax backflip has a lot to do with it, that and Labor's desperate agreement...
  • The slow and painful disintegration of the Labor/Green alliance is a joy to watch - Labor's chickens are all coming home to roost. But at the same time it reveals the astonishing hypocrisy at the very heart of the ALP. Back...
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