This is who they’ll end up targeting going forward, and whatever Biden and Company wind up rolling out to fight ‘domestic terrorism’ will help them do so.
“There’s no way anybody can come and play around with our country… We cannot tolerate this arrogance of anybody coming to decide for us who is good and who is bad.”
The new documentary I Am Greta follows the Swedish soothsayer from when she began her protests in 2018 to today. It was intended to show her global campaigning impact, but my feeling after watching it was just one of pity.
Written by: John Kelly For the past 5 months or so, I have been engaged in debates on Facebook on the subject of Victoria’s second COVID-19 wave. Not surprisingly, the debates have been fierce, on several fronts and against some heavy-hitting conservatives who have demonstrated an unwillingness to understand, in any rational […]
Written by: The AIM Network Just after WW2 my parents settled into their new home. The stove and cooktop were powered by gas and my mother cooked with gas for the next seventy years. I did not take much notice of the fact she cooked with gas because I regarded it […]
Our democracy depends on diverse sources of reliable, accurate and independent news. But media ownership is becoming more concentrated alongside new business models that encourage deliberately polarising and politically manipulated news.
Social media has replaced genuine human contact with abstract virtual connections that encourage selfishness, narcissism and anti-social behavior.
Australia has become the complacent country. Complacent about its future economic competitiveness. Complacent about climate change. Complacent about how to navigate our future in the region given China’s rise, America’s response and a neighbourhood increasingly torn between the two. Complacent too about the gradual erosion of our democracy itself through a growing “pay for play” culture from financial donations to political parties, an increasing assault on the independence of the public service and the abuse of monopolistic media power.