Tuesday 17th of July 2018

and no one is going to prison...

anz

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has formally laid criminal cartel charges against the ANZ, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and six senior executives.

wish you were here...

assange

Roger Waters, the former Pink Floyd singer, has once again mixed the worlds of music and politics by displaying a banner in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a concert in Berlin.

recruitment recon

play for free

In late May, the U.S. Air Force announced its intention to release an advanced video game simulation. The theory is that the game, if successful, will be an effective recruitment tool among high school students.

save your (and mine) ABC...

ABC

Last weekend the powerful ultra-conservative IPA think tank published a new book: Against Public Broadcasting: Why we should privatise the ABC and how to do it.

Turnbull's Communications Minister Mitch Fifield – the politician who holds the fate of the ABC – is a paid up, card carrying member of the IPA. 

 

The Turnbull Government boffins are becoming increasingly brazen in their ABC attacks. Why? Because they assume the only voters it bothers are rusted-on 'lefties' who'd never vote for them anyway. They assume wrong. 

 

The ABC is one of Australia's most liked and trusted institutions – with supporters from right across the political spectrum. 

 

slowly drifting towards the planet of the apes...

medal

slowly drifting towards collective madness and individual political stupidity...

it's not about the economy, stupid!

OMG

“OMG,” tweeted retired Gen. Michael Hayden, the former CIA and National Security Agency chief., in response.

Others objected to the tone-deaf term “Happy Memorial Day

 

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