So long and thanks for all the fish
By Cat Herding Cabal on August 4, 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!
By Cat Herding Cabal on May 4, 2013
An open thread where, at your weekend leisure, you can discuss anything* you like.
By Mark Bahnisch on March 14, 2012
Crikey’s website is down today, so I’m publishing my latest Coal Seam Gas: Behind the Seams post here. While Coal Seam Gas and its social, economic and environment effects should be one of the biggest issues in the Queensland state […]
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged ALP, Australian Greens, citizen journalism, coal seam gas, Crikey, csg, Economics, fracking, interview, Labor, LNP, Queensland election 2012, roundtable, Western Downs
By Robert Merkel on February 22, 2012
OK, the previous Labor leadership thread is getting unwieldy, so here’s a new one. Kevin Rudd has resigned as Foreign Minister, saying that without the confidence of the Prime Minister his position was untenable, and that he would return to […]
By Robert Merkel on October 19, 2011
This is amazing – a (partially) effective vaccine for malaria. The full scholarly article on the Phase 3 clinical trial is here. In short, the vaccine reduced the incidence of malaria amongst vaccinated children by about half. It’s not a […]
By GuyB on September 13, 2011
Early this evening London time, Little Britain’s David Walliams clocked off after a mightily impressive feat, swimming 140 miles of the toxic Thames over eight days in aid of Sport Relief. In the process he has managed to raise over […]
By tigtog on June 23, 2011
Defense officials have been quoted as saying that Mr. Obama will call for an initial withdrawal of about 10 percent of the U.S. forces in Afghanistan, with 5,000 troops to leave first, followed by another 5,000 before the year’s end.
By Robert Merkel on April 13, 2011
Is anybody (who’s interested enough in politics to read a blog like LP) in the least surprised by the latest tidbit of information about the carbon price? The idea of households receiving compensation for the impact of a carbon price […]
By Robert Merkel on February 3, 2011
The first public document from Ross Garnaut’s updating of his original review – addressing the question of “Weighing the costs and benefits of climate change action’’, is out tonight at 6pm. The public lecture introducing the update is booked out, […]
By tigtog on November 5, 2010
…too quiet – I’m not sure where the rest of the LP authors have racked off to this week, but we haven’t been doing much in the way of setting you up with discussion starters, have we? Sorry about that. […]
By tigtog on September 1, 2010
Obama declares that combat In Iraq is over