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Out of the Mouths of Babes #MarchinAugust #Sydney

Yesterday I Marched with fellow Sydney siders in yet another protest against the current Government.  Turnout, whilst still in the thousands was lower than previous marches, and, the limited online press coverage I found put this down to despair at the lack of change. 1,084 more words


Asian representation in Australian politics

Clive Palmer’s comment on China went controversial last week. Wesa Chau, a former Labor candidate in 2013 Federal election says it is not only a matter of Mr Palmer. 27 more words


How to explain the psychology of money

I quote this TEDtalk so often that I decided to embed it here for ease of reference.

(original CC TEDxMarin-NC-ND)

If you have ever struggled to explain the impact money has on the human psyche then look no further than this fantastic TEDtalk by Paul Piff ( 2,627 more words

I Fear Change! Keep things the same!

Story from the Sydney Morning Herald’s front page this morning, apparently the competition between airlines that has dropped prices for flights so much recently, and made air travel viable, has caused enormous deficits for the airline companies. 180 more words


Surprisingly sympathetic discussion of Pyne's agenda

at the conversation

It takes on Pyne’s approach in a balanced (well, balanced in the current political climate) and calm manner