Icac: the NSW Liberal party scalps claimed so far – full list of MPs

OUR POLITICAL SYSTEM IS IN STRIFE. Corruption is rife. Deceit is commonplace. Lies are so ubiquitous they become accepted as reality. The electorate has no say in what happens to it – it is told what will happen to it. Accountability is claimed as existing through the calling of elections each 3 years. In fact, once elected, each government does what it wants, even abandoning or doing a complete about…

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Fact check: Do the world’s 62 richest people hold the same wealth as the poorest 50 per cent?

Do 62 individuals have the same wealth as 3.6 billion people, and has the unequal concentration of wealth worsened in the last five years? ABC Fact Check investigates. Source: Fact check: Do the world’s 62 richest people hold the same wealth as the poorest 50 per cent? – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Deadbeat Corporations Are Shirking Their Fiscal Duty

Enslave the poor to enrich the already wealthy. This is the neo-conservative mantra which is sold to the population through a narrowly owned mass-media with vehement right-wing bias and advertising and commercialisation of almost all aspects of society including education, sport, entertainment, healthcare, social support and even charity fund-raising. Although This article references the situation in the US it applies just as readily to the Australian situation. This immoral action…

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Probably the most insidious cover up in our time …

Already, the wealthiest 1% of the World’s population have wealth equivalent to the combined wealth of the other 99%. 73 individuals now have wealth equivalent to the combined resources of the poorest 3,500 BILLION people. Statistic show categorically that over the last decade, the wealthy have become richer and the rest of us have become poorer. This is happening because of the dominance of neo-conservative economics – the policy of…

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Abbott *is* good at one thing: DECEPTION – and you are falling for it.

This piece from the AIMN is well worth reading. It illustrates well the appalling phenomenon of LNP deceit that has voters voting against their own interests. I can only hope that, before the next election happens, enough of them have realised this fact. Unfortunately, I’m not convinced that will be the case. Even if it is, the likelihood is that they will just switch their vote to the other major…

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Corporate tax minimisation is THEFT

I am about social justice. I care very deeply about the well-being of people – not just family, friends or those that I know directly in some way – I care about the well-being of all people. I care about our planet and nature and all the species that live on Earth. I don’t like it when the planet is exploited, when the environment or wildlife are harmed or when…

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