Written By: - Date published: 3:22 pm, September 3rd, 2018 - 3 comments
A genius has set the recent Liberal Party putsch to scenes from Toy Story.
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 am, August 25th, 2018 - 37 comments
What are the implications for New Zealand’s climate change policies of Australia’s change of Prime Minister?
Written By: - Date published: 2:49 pm, August 24th, 2018 - 25 comments
Malcolm Turnbull is gone, the Liberal Party is engaged in a leadership battle, and a Texan popcorn maker has appeared as a potential new Prime Minister.
Written By: - Date published: 1:58 pm, February 16th, 2018 - 20 comments
Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s future in politics is on the line as he responds to allegations of infidelity, hypocrisy and misuse of Government resources.
Written By: - Date published: 9:24 am, January 14th, 2018 - 64 comments
We may think that we now live in more enlightened times where the scourge of racism is finally being dealt to and is no longer considered acceptable but recent events in Australia and the United States suggests that this is not the case.
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, December 12th, 2017 - 27 comments
Malcolm Turnbull is proposing law changes in Australia to try and minimise the effect that China is having on Australia’s democratic system. He may not be wrong in doing so.
Written By: - Date published: 8:16 am, November 13th, 2017 - 67 comments
Jacinda Ardern has publicly criticised Donald Trump for idiot treating and Malcolm Turnbull for unacceptable handling of the Manus crisis.
Written By: - Date published: 11:21 am, July 3rd, 2016 - 51 comments
I suspect we are looking at a lame duck government in our biggest trading partner. While we wait for their next early election, we’re likely to see either not much happening at all, or a series of quixotic gestures aimed at bolstering uncertainty and reinforcing the need for “stable government”. (updated)
Written By: - Date published: 9:02 am, June 5th, 2016 - 24 comments
In Australia in the midst of the election campaign an ordinary Australian, Duncan Storrar, talked publicly about how difficult it was to live and support his children on the minimum wage. The response of the right through News Corp was to attack and humiliate him.
Written By: - Date published: 8:45 am, October 25th, 2015 - 44 comments
Kelvin Davis’s recent visit to Christmas Island has revealed that New Zealand citizens are living in shocking conditions. And meanwhile John Key’s talk of giving the Australians a “blunt message” appears to have had negligible effect.