Category Archives: Politics

Forget Left V Right, meet Up V Down-wing!

Wow, I’m having flashbacks to my peak-oiler days. “Left” and “Right-wing” versus “Up” and “Down-wing”. I used to have time to read and discuss this stuff. Those were the days! This great article from Slate discusses how elements of both … Continue reading

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Brexit – what a mistake!

I really enjoyed this summary from “The Conversation” (a youtube channel, not the Australian think tank website).

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How Trump Junior’s emails change everything

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The African Union’s first real success?

GO AU! In solving the Gambian constitutional crisis of 2016, you’ve taken your first step on the proverbial journey of a million miles towards a “United States of Africa”. Go team! May this increase peace and prosperity for a continent with … Continue reading

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How low is Trump’s IQ?

Wow, Trump can’t bother to even ask his advisors how NATO works before insulting the leader of an important ally with a ‘bill’. If this is how he treats his allies in a routine diplomatic visit, how is the guy … Continue reading

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Tax cuts to the rich?

A comment from an economically informed mate: It’s sad but the Libs seem to have imbibed US Republican Party economic policy. Supply side economics has been discredited for a long time amongst the economic community but remains a powerful policy … Continue reading

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EU Syrian swap pointless!

I don’t understand why the EU are sending Syrian asylum seekers back to Turkey only to collect another bunch from Turkey and bring them back to the EU! I originally thought this was about taking the economic migrants from Afghanistan … Continue reading

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