Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull faces political death from the scorpion stings of Tony Abbott … Greyhound racing falsifies support … Demand Buck Palace releases Gough Whitlam dossier … Nobel Prize winners march for Palestine … My draft list of future plebiscites … George Brandis at Festival of Dangerous Ideas … Great Crashing Bores cont….

Why Scientology enjoys hidden protection from Oz politicians …Senator Nick Xenophon is the sole exception … how Rupert Murdoch became scientology’s public enemy No 1 … Israel’s nuclear arsenal revealed … Great Crashing Bores continued …. US cult’s dream run in Oz SOUTH Australian Senator Nick Xenophon this week launched “Fair Game – The incredible…

When the NSW government first proposed to transfer the Powerhouse Museum from Ultimo on the fringe of Darling Harbour to Parramatta in western Sydney it was greeted with widespread approval. To many citizens it made perfect sense to elevate public culture in the arts-starved western suburbs. Another point of attraction was the proposed funding arrangement:…

England out of European Cup and European Union … David Cameron barricaded in No 10 … Tories deflect blame onto Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn … Germany goes multicultural … Great Bores continued … Brexit debacle followed by European Cup humiliation It took a mere three days before England suffered the first backlash from its referendum vote…

Graphic designer, photographer, collector and writer David King dedicated most of his adult life to celebrating the Russian Revolution of 1917. He produced books, curated exhibitions and organised seminars to present the Bolshevik-led revolution with primary-sourced accuracy and captivating images. While bourgeois art moved inexorably towards commercialism, the cult of celebrity and modish post-modern fantasia,…

STOP PRESS. Global Scoop! Rich bastards and multi-national companies don’t pay tax. Really!! … America’s squillionaires to be outed next … how Panama Papers will help Bernie Sanders in Big Apple primary … speechwriter Bob Ellis re-assessed Fat cats caught in Panamagate A truckload of documents from Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca has exposed a…

Surely, it’s time that the saying, “When Wall Street sneezes, the rest of the world catches pneumonia”, was updated. It retains some veracity because the New York Stock Exchange is the biggest in the world, US banks are the largest and the US economy is the global heavyweight. But what about China? What if Beijing…