Faceless man replaces Andrew Scipione as NSW Police Commissioner … UK’s Theresa May delivers suicide note to EU – or is it Britain’s resurrection? … Why hardened criminals become terrorists in prison … Korea, North and South, plunges into political turmoil … Moslem baroness puts Israel’s soldiers of fortune on the spot … Festival of…

How the media got it so wrong in WA and Netherlands … Lesson? Don’t let social media replace reporting … Qatar beats OZ hands down in resources taxation … Israel bans me – Hooray! … Tel Aviv rolls out red carpet for “Duterte Harry” … Premier Gladys loses her shine … One Nation collapses in…

Malcolm Turnbull’s “terror” alert deconstructed … Why Canberra is absorbed with WA State Election … Mike Baird returns to banking vomitorium … Dr Gallop promotes laughably fatuous UK regulations … Great Crashing Bores … ISIS missile system or AFP fantasy? If you ever wondered what a home-grown piece of “fake news” looks like, turn to…

Washington bans future use of private jails … Global security firms lobby Australian politicians to step up prison privatisation … Canberra’s new double act: The Pauline Hanson & James Ashby Show … Festival of Dangerous Ideas featuring John Howard … Great Crashing Bores continued … US ban on privately-owned jails In Washington DC on August…

Simple way to end the barbaric culture of greyhound racing … Britain’s UKIP in disintegration … War crimes in Yemen: but don’t mention Australian involvement … Media corrupted in New York and Australia … Festival of Dangerous Ideas – 2 … Great Crashing Bores continued How to stop greyhound savagery There is a simple way…

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:…