… climate change is beyond debate The ABC’s climate change debate was a great victory for the forces of irrationality.
…doom and gloom as the budget looms The government has promised a surplus – but where the massive cuts are to come remains a secret.
Haggling over the water from the Murray-Darling is losing sight of some very elementary science. Video Sharon Shostak
… illegal and dangerous That is how Mungo characterises the suggestion of right-wing press pontificators that civil authority should bow to the rule of the military.
… the real Tony Abbott Tony Abbott likes to pretend that he’s taken up the cudgels for John Howard’s battlers. In reality his policies are about taking money from the poor and handing it to the super-wealthy.