26 March 2018 The banks are bastards. Every Australian knows that and has known it from birth – it is fixed in our DNA. Deep in our psyche is the indelible picture of Mr Moneybags, the bloated cigar-smoking capitalist, shovelling in the loot and grinding the faces of the poor. By […]
Originally published in the New Zealand Herald – Monday 26 March 2018.
[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] By Cob. Most people know the old saying not to look a gift horse in the mouth. This is a little piece on one such group that seems to be doing just exactly that. Our story starts forty odd years ago; in […]
By Rob of Friends of South Solitary Island (FOSSIL) Here are photos from public gathering to discuss action to save the Jetty Foreshores open spaces,Saturday Match 24. The gathering was attended by around 60-70 people despite heavy rain to discuss the planning process in place for the Jetty Foreshore precinct. […]
This is a genuinely moving story…….. (Grant – Outlook Editor). Russell Crowe puts down his cigarette and thumbs the 144-page glossy catalogue for next month’s Sotheby’s auction of what he likes to simply call his “stuff”. By Andrew Webster As the man himself says: “It’s stuff I have worn, stuff […]
Michael Isikoff and David Corn lay bare the evidence that Trump and Putin have been striving to collaborate for years By Charles Kaiser Whenever I finish a book like Russian Roulette, I ask myself the same question: why is anyone still debating whether there was collusion between the Russians and […]
Jennifer Lawrence plays an inscrutable Russian spy in Francis Lawrence’s thriller by Allison Shoemaker It’s an easy joke to make: “Oh, I’m going to see Red Sparrow, which is definitely not a Black Widow movie, not at all, no sir, Red Sparrow isn’t anything like Black Widow.” But there’s an […]
With the demolition of the Grand Stand about to get underway we thought the time was right to show a bit of history – the now long gone gates that used to be the entry to Brelsford Park in Coffs Harbour. A photo from’ the vaults’.
Talk about missing the point. The media spent all last week working themselves into a lather over Labor’s newly announced policy to abolish cash refunds for unused dividend imputation credits. (If you have no idea what that means, it probably wouldn’t affect you.) By Ross Gittens This promise would be […]
Forest activists and blockaders met in Bellingen on the corner of Church and Hyde streets, today, to protest on International Day of Forests. They did this to highlight; The steep and sensitive Kalang headwaters forests are in imminent danger from Forestry Corporations industrial logging of native forests, That the need for […]