Tag: Political Change

Paul Bongiorno: Summer of our discontent changes political calculus

Morrison Peter Costello tries to boost Morrison by telling us “what we think” in The Age poll.

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The rising death toll and explosion in infections are a direct result of the failure to provide adequate safeguards to cope with these new “freedoms”. Experts warned exceptionally high vaccination rates by world standards would not be enough. Instead, we were given the mantra of “getting the government off people’s backs and out of their lives”. It was a stark dereliction of a government’s public health responsibilities. The failure to provide self-administered rapid antigen tests (RATs) as an essential tool in keeping the country functioning is a major contributor to the deep malaise we are now experiencing. Empty supermarket shelves are the most eloquent witnesses to this reckless wishful thinking. The situation has become so dire even Labor leader Anthony Albanese’s critics are giving him a serious second look.

Source: Paul Bongiorno: Summer of our discontent changes political calculus

Panama papers: neither major Australian party will outlaw shell companies | News | The Guardian

Neither Liberals nor Labor plan to act, despite 800 Australians being on files of Mossack Fonseca and contrary to pledges at Brisbane G20 meeting in 2014

Source: Panama papers: neither major Australian party will outlaw shell companies | News | The Guardian