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The Trotskyism of Julia Gillard

According to Piers Akerman, Julia Gillard is a closet Trot: There has not been and will not be a similar examination of Gillard’s long involvement as a key member of the extreme Left group, the Socialist Alliance formed by members

Posted in federal election 2010, media, politics

Boris Yeltsin and the problem of Russian democracy

The death of former Russian President Boris Yeltsin has called forth a range of appraisals of his contribution to the demise of the Soviet Union and the development of democracy in Russia. Monica Attard, who reported so memorably on the

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Posted in history, politics

Dennis Glover's avoidable ignorance

In another thread, commenter amused has written that: The effect of not having to go out, and actually mix with the hoi polloi to do your reporting is becoming obvious, as is the effect on the quality of ‘reporting’ (if

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Posted in environment, Federal Elections, media, politics, State/Territory Elections

Newspoll and the Greens

The Newspoll in this morning’s Australian shows the Greens polling 6 per cent of the primary vote, down from 7.2 per cent in the 2004 election. Newspolls this year have consistently had the Greens vote fluctuating around the 5 per

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Posted in Federal Elections, media, politics, State/Territory Elections

Dear NSW Liberals and your media mates: judge not lest ye be judged!

Let me begin this post with a sad, potentially very sad, story which turned out to have a happy ending.

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Posted in Disability, Federal Elections, health, Howardia, media, politics, religion, State/Territory Elections

When will your disastrous numbers come up?

Janet Albrechtsen’s column in today’s Australian recites the phrase “Latham’s disastrous logging policy”.

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Posted in elections, environment, Federal Elections, history, media, politics, Poverty

They're at it again…

Labor’s New Right Fifth Column (in the form of the Forestry Division of the CFMEU) is attempting to have Labor’s National Platform amended to rule out any further reservation of forests for conservation purposes. As one might expect, this move

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Posted in environment, Federal Elections, government, media
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