Archived entries.

2017

July

16 Jul 2017 - Laws of mathematics don’t apply to Australia: Malcolm Turnbull

June

17 Jun 2017 - Political backlash over the Grenfell fire

11 Jun 2017 - A win for Macron is a lesson for Theresa May

04 Jun 2017 - Attacks in London could change the election

May

28 May 2017 - Why Donald Trump will survive and be re-elected in 2020

20 May 2017 - Will the Mueller probe examine Trump’s Russian business ties?

13 May 2017 - Hypocrisy over Chloe Shorten’s necklace

06 May 2017 - Macron vs Le Pen: France is no longer one country

April

29 Apr 2017 - Turnbull government attacks banks over Adani

23 Apr 2017 - Why the French election is important

08 Apr 2017 - Russian navy moves in

01 Apr 2017 - Australia is one of the world’s worst money laundering property markets

March

19 Mar 2017 - Peter Dutton goes poofter bashing

04 Mar 2017 - Trump will take the market to a fiscal bloodbath

February

26 Feb 2017 - Trump’s mental condition

18 Feb 2017 - Adani’s results tell us the company will not develop in Australia

11 Feb 2017 - Why the Coalition’s “clean coal” plan is crap

04 Feb 2017 - It’s Trump versus the courts

January

27 Jan 2017 - The cost of Trump's wall on consumers

21 Jan 2017 - A look at Europe's future

20 Jan 2017 - Can Trump make America great again?

16 Jan 2017 - Trump parallels with Iraq

2016

October

08 Oct 2016 - Trump the sexual predator

September

30 Sep 2016 - SA outage and the politics of renewables - and survival

24 Sep 2016 - Brexit: a tale of historical divorces

20 Sep 2016 - Why Syria is important for you

12 Sep 2016 - Why Australia's unemployment is worse than it looks

10 Sep 2016 - US double standards on Russia

09 Sep 2016 - The age of post-truth politics

August

28 Aug 2016 - Why the Australian economy is stuffed

18 Aug 2016 - Turnbull's Northern Territory whitewash

13 Aug 2016 - Does Trump plan to throw the election?

07 Aug 2016 - Central banks driving Donald Trump and Brexit

July

23 Jul 2016 - How Trump can win

17 Jul 2016 - Is China following Bismarck?

16 Jul 2016 - Turkish coup fallout

09 Jul 2016 - The ethics of the Dallas Police Department robot

02 Jul 2016 - Election wild cards to watch

June

25 Jun 2016 - Why the Brexit movement is like Trump's coalition

19 Jun 2016 - Apple says no to Republicans

18 Jun 2016 - Time to call the killer of British MP Jo Cox what he is: a terrorist

11 Jun 2016 - Climate change will hurt globalisation

May

28 May 2016 - Why Hillary Clinton should be worried

22 May 2016 - Australia goes the full Stasi: AFP raids on the NBN

21 May 2016 - Israel and Saudi Arabia: strange bedfellows?

15 May 2016 - Reasons why Elisabeth Warren won't be Hillary Clinton's running mate.

14 May 2016 - China is preparing for war over the South China Sea

08 May 2016 - Sadiq Khans lessons for Labour

06 May 2016 - Quelle surprise: most of the Greek bailout money went to the banks

01 May 2016 - Scott Morrison hits Australian farmers

April

30 Apr 2016 - In response to threat of nuclear terrorism, Belgium Hands Out Iodine Pills To Entire Population

24 Apr 2016 - Saudis lobby to stop 9/11 class action legislation

23 Apr 2016 - Hillary Clinton wins in New York but remains in trouble.

19 Apr 2016 - Corporate defaults reach new high

17 Apr 2016 - Dirty ditty about Turkeys leader creates diplomatic row

16 Apr 2016 - The geopolitics of tax dodges

15 Apr 2016 - Beware of banks cutting deals with the Feds to avoid prosecution

15 Apr 2016 - Beware of banks cutting deals with the Feds to avoid prosecution

13 Apr 2016 - Peabody files for bankruptcy as coal industry implodes

09 Apr 2016 - Why Australia needs an Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC)

03 Apr 2016 - How Trumps nomination will devastate the Republicans

02 Apr 2016 - Bernie Sanders is gaining on Hillary Clinton

March

27 Mar 2016 - Republicans worried that Trump will cost them the womens vote.

24 Mar 2016 - The politics of anger will get worse

22 Mar 2016 - Tory civil war

20 Mar 2016 - Right wing populist Nazi echoes in Germany

19 Mar 2016 - Trumps praetorian guard

18 Mar 2016 - Refugees and growth

17 Mar 2016 - Why has the right gone nuts?

15 Mar 2016 - Anonymous declares war on Donald Trump (yawn)

14 Mar 2016 - Malcolm Turnbulls Play Up dealings.

12 Mar 2016 - Trump protests shut down rally

11 Mar 2016 - Saudi Arabia: a kingdom in collapse

09 Mar 2016 - Donald Trump, Americas Silvio Berlusconi

08 Mar 2016 - Trump tells supporters to hurt protesters

06 Mar 2016 - Turkeys newspapers are taken by the state

05 Mar 2016 - Donald Trumps history with the Ku Klux Klan

04 Mar 2016 - From Vietnam to Nauru, history repeats

02 Mar 2016 - How Donald Trump would wreck the US economy

01 Mar 2016 - Remember the war in Yemen? The US Air Force is there.

February

29 Feb 2016 - Trump says judge is biased because hes Hispanic

28 Feb 2016 - UK hires kids out of high school to assess asylum seeker claims

27 Feb 2016 - Defence plan is about stopping South Australian backlash

26 Feb 2016 - The Trump University case could yank the Donald from the campaign

25 Feb 2016 - Donald Trump failed business man

24 Feb 2016 - What does the Trump juggernaut tell about American politics?

23 Feb 2016 - Will the Brexit referendum finish David Cameron?

22 Feb 2016 - Why the FBI request to Apple is a worry

21 Feb 2016 - Why the US incarceration rate is so high.

20 Feb 2016 - Christian leaders defend Donald Trump against the Pope.

19 Feb 2016 - Get ready for the collapse of Saudi Arabia.

18 Feb 2016 - Unions split over Sanders and Clinton

17 Feb 2016 - Who Will be Our 1st Minister of Refugees?

17 Feb 2016 - Will the Democrat Party establishment rig the nomination process in Clintons favour?

16 Feb 2016 - Is it 2008 again?

15 Feb 2016 - Scalia fallout

04 Feb 2016 - TPP signed, the battle continues

03 Feb 2016 - Another Greek exit looms

02 Feb 2016 - Trumps big loss. But what about Cruz?

01 Feb 2016 - Oil bailouts and austerity begins: geopolitical implications.

January

31 Jan 2016 - Elizabeth Warren challenges candidates to prosecute corporate crime

30 Jan 2016 - Washington in a panic over Sanders

29 Jan 2016 - US intervention in Libya: the sequel

28 Jan 2016 - The Saudis, Malaysia and Goldman Sachs

27 Jan 2016 - End of an era: Apples iPhone growth is over.

25 Jan 2016 - What Bloomberg would do for Trump

23 Jan 2016 - What does the future hold for Vladimir Putin?

22 Jan 2016 - Are we headed for a recession?

21 Jan 2016 - How much further can the market fall?

20 Jan 2016 - Palins endorsement of Trump is self-serving

18 Jan 2016 - 62 individuals are as rich as 3.6 billion.

16 Jan 2016 - Economists endorse Bernie Sanders

15 Jan 2016 - Bernie Sanders plans to bust up the banks

14 Jan 2016 - Why is Hillary slipping?

13 Jan 2016 - What is the market turbulence telling us?

12 Jan 2016 - Low oil prices will hit markets and might cause recession

11 Jan 2016 - Clinton and Sanders in dead heat

2015

December

27 Dec 2015 - Christianity implodes in Europe and explodes in Africa

26 Dec 2015 - Why Millennials are voting for Bernie Sanders

25 Dec 2015 - The end of Big Oil is nigh

25 Dec 2015 - The end of Big Oil is nigh

24 Dec 2015 - Russian air strikes are war crimes: Amnesty International

23 Dec 2015 - Deutsche Bank in money laundering probe

22 Dec 2015 - Banning Blatter wont stop corruption in sport

21 Dec 2015 - Three years after New Delhi, Indias rape culture is still strong

20 Dec 2015 - Mother Teresa: definitely no saint

19 Dec 2015 - Volkswagen fraud investigations.

18 Dec 2015 - How much oil is needed to power Santas sleigh?

17 Dec 2015 - GOP war games

16 Dec 2015 - After Paris, the future of coal is in doubt

15 Dec 2015 - The National Front has lost the battle, not the war

14 Dec 2015 - The business of Star Wars: the force is with Disney

13 Dec 2015 - Will Paris deliver?

12 Dec 2015 - The vanishing American middle class will hit the global economy

11 Dec 2015 - Donald Trump: part of American culture like apple pie

10 Dec 2015 - Turkeys expansionist agenda

09 Dec 2015 - Trump, Republicans and Islam

07 Dec 2015 - Terrorism polarises politics

06 Dec 2015 - Paris draft accord: will it deliver?

05 Dec 2015 - Gun stocks soar after San Bernardino

04 Dec 2015 - The limits of Zuckerbergs charity

03 Dec 2015 - San Bernardino shootings ignite gun control debate

02 Dec 2015 - Hot, cruel and militarized: how climate change is changing the world today

01 Dec 2015 - Turkey becomes buffer zone for refugees

November

29 Nov 2015 - Republicans move to dump Trump and why it wont work

28 Nov 2015 - Brazil to sue BHP Billiton and Vale over burst dam

26 Nov 2015 - Global market worries

25 Nov 2015 - The moral and strategic case for taking in Syrian refugees

24 Nov 2015 - The Pfizer-Allergan merger is a tax dodge

23 Nov 2015 - Mali and Paris highlight Islamic State-Al Qaeda rivalry

22 Nov 2015 - Hitting Islamic States oil supply won't stop the terror

21 Nov 2015 - Belgium: Jihad Central

20 Nov 2015 - The terrorists have changed Europe

19 Nov 2015 - Saudi Arabia declares atheists are terrorists

18 Nov 2015 - Batteries will transform power grids

17 Nov 2015 - Did Airbnb just spook the big hotels into a merger?

16 Nov 2015 - Smashing Islamic State: the trillion dollar challenge

14 Nov 2015 - Attacks in Paris: Frances 9/11

13 Nov 2015 - Will Paris save the world?

12 Nov 2015 - Queen Elisabeths commercial property empire

11 Nov 2015 - So you think Myanmar is now a democracy? Stop kidding yourself

10 Nov 2015 - Russia's doping corruption scam: a world wide problem

09 Nov 2015 - Australias asylum seeker shame: riots at Christmas Island

08 Nov 2015 - Finland mulls pay checks for all

07 Nov 2015 - Exxon Mobil investigated for climate change cover-up

06 Nov 2015 - The TPP attacks the environment, whistleblowers and the Internet

05 Nov 2015 - EU supports tax rorting

04 Nov 2015 - So now Volkswagen lied about gasoline-powered cars

03 Nov 2015 - The Turkish election and NATO

02 Nov 2015 - First it was China, now its Russia

01 Nov 2015 - Back to the future: US deception about Syria

October

31 Oct 2015 - The George Soros solution for the humanitarian disaster of Mediterranean sea graves

30 Oct 2015 - Syria Is a Clusterf*ck with parallels to Vietnam

30 Oct 2015 - Syria Is a Clusterf*ck with parallels to Vietnam

28 Oct 2015 - Syria: the first climate change induced conflict with more to come.

27 Oct 2015 - Meat industry responds to cancer warnings

26 Oct 2015 - Tony Blairs half-baked apology

25 Oct 2015 - Trump is skidding

24 Oct 2015 - El Nino and climate change bring us Hurricane Patricia

23 Oct 2015 - TPP struggles in Congress

21 Oct 2015 - What changes can we expect from Justin Trudeau?

20 Oct 2015 - Asylum seeker deaths in Australia

19 Oct 2015 - Manhattan real estate money laundering machine

18 Oct 2015 - Bargaining with the devil: Merkel and Turkey

17 Oct 2015 - Oil companies pledge to limit climate change with a few glaring omissions

16 Oct 2015 - Islamic States oil business: the Caliphate strikes back

15 Oct 2015 - Goldman Sachs and Malaysias corruption scandal

14 Oct 2015 - MH17 disaster - a price to pay?

13 Oct 2015 - Flashing lights: Volkswagen hit by ratings agencies, banks and Hollywood

12 Oct 2015 - Turkey edges closer to civil war

11 Oct 2015 - Middle East cycle of violence escalates

10 Oct 2015 - A bad day for Cosby

09 Oct 2015 - Volkswagen's problems go from bad to worse

08 Oct 2015 - Barack Obama apologises for bombing hospital