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By Brian on August 31, 2013
Sorry about the mixed metaphors.There is little doubt that Rudd’s ‘$10 billion black hole’ claim has not been knockout blow he was looking for and most of the media are seeing it as a sign that the election contest is […]
By Cat Herding Cabal on August 31, 2013
An open thread where, at your weekend leisure, you can discuss almost anything* you like.
By Cat Herding Cabal on August 30, 2013
In order to keep the Saturday Salon open thread as a 2013 Federal election-free zone, here’s a separate news-cycle week-ending roundtable where you can talk about the politics of the upcoming election.
By Brian on August 30, 2013
It’s over six years now since I wrote the post Sick seas 1: acidifying oceans based on Alanna Mitchell’s book Seasick: the hidden ecological crisis of the global ocean. I had intended to do a series of eight or nine […]
By Guest Poster on August 29, 2013
I’m not talking about a verbal or newspaper attack, a political attack or a funding cut. I mean that somebody threw a bomb out of a car at a group of people at the One Mile Community in Western Australia.
By Cat Herding Cabal on August 29, 2013
By Brian on August 28, 2013
The liars and clunkheads who messed up the the LNP budget costings in 2010 have come up with a new strategy. If they don’t tell us how they are going to bring the budget back into surplus then they can’t […]
By Brian on August 28, 2013
Back in May we had a look at the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) report on renewable energy futures in Australia to answer the questions, posed by the Greens, whether it is it possible to achieve a 100% renewables scenario […]
By Cat Herding Cabal on August 27, 2013
Dedicated thread for discussion of Syria and related Arab Spring/Middle East geopolitics in light of the recent massacre of civilians using chemical weapons and the international responses.
By Brian on August 26, 2013
Last week on the 7.30 Report we were treated to a debate between Mark Butler, the climate change minister and his Opposition counterpart, Greg Hunt, that just did not work. Leigh Sales tried a hard-edged questioning style, but unfortunately did […]
By Cat Herding Cabal on August 25, 2013
Since we don’t live by politics alone (I sincerely hope), what else did people get up to this weekend? Join in, share some tales, regulars and lurkers all!