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Problems with claims of party convergence in Australia

Last week, Ben Reilly wrote a compelling piece on party convergence in Australia, arguing many of the problems identified with contemporary politics in this country could be explained by describing our parties as election-motivated. 2,026 more words

Public Policy

'National Day of Action' - Catalyst [VIDEO]

21 May 2015, video shot and edited for Catalyst Magazine covering a student anti-budget protest

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Fair Cop: Morrison's Welfare Fraud Crackdown Must Go Further

SOCIAL SERVICES minister Scott Morrison’s welfare fraud taskforce is a promising start on the onerous problem of weeding out welfare rorters and throwing them off the public purse, but it doesn’t go far enough; every dollar parasitic bludgers are paid from government coffers must first be taken from income generated by the hard work of others. 1,866 more words

Australian Politics - The Fall Of Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten

By Andrew Bolt ~

David Crowe describes a Labor Party leader with nothing left to say:

When reports emerged that three suspected jihadists wanted to return to Australia without going to jail, Labor Leader Bill Shorten talked of rehabilitation but offered no concrete position.

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Public Opinion

Joe Hockey is beginning to understand not all taxes are created equal - The Guardian

By Warwick Smith

Originally published at The Guardian.

The treasurer’s endorsement of land tax in South Australia is an encouraging move away from his general opposition to taxation… 856 more words

Australian Politics

Extracting jizya from the infidels

Qur’an 9:29 reads:

Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, (even if they are) of the People of the Book, …

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Australian Politics