Tag Archives: Election

Sociologic #4: The 2016 fed election & Pauline Hanson

It is hard to imagine that a few months have already passed since the federal election. One of the reasons that it feels so recent is that it was only just decided. In fact, the  Senate puzzle was only sorted over the … Continue reading

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Brexit: Musings from a progressive non-expert…

The decision of the majority of the population to leave the European Union – or the so-called ‘Brexit’ – has sent shockwaves around the world.   It seems that very few people expected this to actually happen: even the leaders … Continue reading

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Western Sydney: existing for 365 days a year… not just during elections

  In a fantastic piece written for Fairfax, columnists Peter Hartcher presents a compelling argument for the decline of Malcolm Turnbull’s popularity. He argues that there are two types of leaders: Standard transactional leaders: that it, you vote for me and … Continue reading

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Gillard can win the next election?

Everywhere you look these days you see commentary that the Gillard Government is dead and buried. Yes, the polls are bad and they seem to be stuffing more often than they get things right, but I still think that Gillard … Continue reading

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Musings on cricket and politics

Ahhhhh the Australian cricket season… I love cricket (the five day tests not the one day or 20/20 variety). While watching Australia being blown away by the current very impressive English team, I have been musing about the relationship between … Continue reading

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Economics – a discussion of housing and stimulous

Hi everyone Many of us have been frustrated with the simple positions taken in the 2010 federal election especially around economics. As a result, I have decided to write a couple of pieces as follows… 1. The stimulous package No … Continue reading

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This election is driving me nuts

Hey everyone I have been away for a while and have not posted much… my bad. Despite this, much has been happening and I need to catch up on documenting it. My gig on FBI Radio is still going and … Continue reading

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The 2010 Budget and Taxes… all serious stuff

Hey everyone It has been a crazy few weeks and I have not had a chance to keep up with the various things that have been  happening! Rather than going back to try and catch up, I thought I would … Continue reading

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