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18
Dec

Social Welfare: Fact and Fiction

socialOne of the more common complaints made by conservative contributors to social media debates, relates to the issue of welfare recipients, i.e., who is getting what. The more shared assertions are, that it is the generous nature of our welfare system that encourages migrants, asylum seekers and so-called economic refugees to come here.

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18
Dec

A Great Big Failure

MORRISONOh boy, Scott Morrison. If you thought your post MYEFO press conference was convincing, you are in trouble. You sounded like you were reading from a script prepared by a committee.

You probably were.

I didn’t count the number of times you mentioned ‘jobs and growth’ but it was enough to demonstrate you were struggling to assure yourself that what you were saying was convincing.

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

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