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Apr

Malcolm Faces a Struggle

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Meets Angela Merkel

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

The mainstream media may not have noticed but there has been an increase in union bashing on social media over the past 5 days. It suggests the dark forces of neo-liberalism are mobilising in anticipation of next week’s senate vote on the ABCC legislation.

 

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

6
Apr

A Cherry on Top of a Compost Heap

1443331210012Former Labor Prime Minister, Paul Keating has a delicious way with words. At a recent fundraiser in the Blue Mountains for Susan Templeman, the Labor candidate for Macquarie, the wordsmith spoke to the gathering and showed that he was in good form.

“Malcolm Turnbull… fundamentally he is a cherry on top of a compost heap,” he said.

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

6
Apr

The Corporates don’t get it either.

1459249724023There are times when one is brought to despair at the level of ignorance demonstrated by our national and corporate leaders. An event this week highlights a case in point.

A report was released on Tuesday by a high level and independent group named the ‘Budget Balance Commission’. The commission is chaired by former Howard staffer, Paul McClintock on behalf of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), who launched their report, “Deficit to Balance: budget repair options” at the National Press Club on Tuesday.

Read more at: The Australian Independent Media Network

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