Tuesday 26th of July 2016

John Richardson's blog

perspective ...

perspective ...

What would the world look like if the wealthiest parts were the biggest?

How different would the world look if it was viewed in terms of key information rather than just geography?

roots ...

roots ...

Australia was built on the genocide of Aboriginal people. The ideology to justify this removed any trace of humanity from Aboriginal people and spawned a whole industry of racism, a racism that enabled the theft of Aboriginal land and the murder of the people. As capitalism developed in Australia this racism tied working class Australians to their white bosses.

through a looking glass ...

through a looking glass ...

The public release Friday afternoon of a section of the Congressional report on the 9/11 attacks, which had been kept secret for 13 years, has provided fresh evidence of a deliberate coverup of the role played, not only by the Saudi government, but US intelligence agencies themselves, in facilitating the attacks and then covering up their real roots.

fear merchants ...

fear merchants ...

Coming from a party with a long history of frightening people the conservative’s accusation of a scare campaign on Medicare is an affront to ones sensibilities.

the will of the people ...

the will of the people ...

the prince of peace ...

the prince of peace ...

President Barack Obama has received much credit for drawing down American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, but less attention has been paid to his administration's embrace of armed drones.

His expansion of covert drone strikes goes far beyond that of former President George W. Bush, and has blurred the line between warfare and assassination.

memories ...

memories ...

gay things ...

gay things ...

You will have rugs, fabulous, fabulous rugs.

Here are some words from a letter in the Sydney Morning Herald of June 25th, 2016 …

the end game ...

the end game ...

heisting democracy ...

heisting democracy ...

the world according to turd-blossom ...

the world according to turd-blossom ...

She’s at it again. 

what's a girl to do ...

what's a girl to do ...

The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, explained in a new interview why she left lucrative professions and opted to work with her family’s philanthropic foundation: “I was curious if I could care about (money) on some fundamental level, and I couldn’t.” she said.

fit for purpose ...

fit for purpose ...

The pivotal issue of election 2016 isn't jobs, or tax, or growth, climate, education, refugees, healthcare or super. It's Australia's politicians.

the most exciting time ...

the most exciting time ...

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