Category: Commentary

We told you so … – » The Australian Independent Media Network

“I Told You So” Isn’t That Much Fun in This Heat. But we DID.

It is so tempting to point out the facts, having been part of the small “alternative” and often science- educated chorus warning for 4 decades that if homeowners and businesses don’t convert to renewables, they are partly to blame for global warming.

First Australians have every right to be really, really pissed off. It’s their country we’ve wrecked.

Anyone who drives long distances in cities or invests in coal shares, is certainly culpable.

Big coal miners and campaigners against a “carbon tax” have been especially damaging. They usually hide their hefty profits offshore.

Where are Gina, Twiggy and Clive now? Not on the end of a fricking hose or even a rejected handshake, that’s for sure.

via We told you so … – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Global problems cast a gloomy shadow over 2019 – » The Australian Independent Media Network

To me, global warming and social inequality are the two most serious, the most urgent, the most intractable. This piece focuses on them.

via Global problems cast a gloomy shadow over 2019 – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Just because you are Aboriginal doesn’t make you right – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Mark Latham might think Jacinta Price has “impeccable credentials for speaking on indigenous issues”. Some think Tony Abbott does too.

Every time I hear Alice Springs councillor and political hopeful Jacinta Price speak, I cringe.

Ms Price has announced her ambition to contest the NT seat of Lingiari in the next federal election as a CLP candidate, a move welcomed by Mark Latham and Warren Mundine who both sing her praises.

via Just because you are Aboriginal doesn’t make you right – » The Australian Independent Media Network