Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby. We are entering a time when the narrow and nasty interests of corporations are being codified into enforceable, international agreements.
Dawn Walker, Tweed Greens. Tony Abbott's razor gang is attacking Medicare by proposing to make it more expensive for Australians to see their doctor.
Prime minister Tony Abbott may be a fan of institutional inquiries and a critic of supposed ABC bias, but he has nothing to gain by responding to calls for yet another review of the ABC.
The current spying issue is more damaging to Australian-Indonesian relations than the East Timor intervention, with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono feeling personally betrayed by a country he considered a friend.
In just seven days, the reputation of Australia as a constructive force in international climate policy has been completely trashed – both in terms of its domestic actions and in the wrecking ball tactics it has sent to Warsaw.
Edward Tresler, Byron Bay. I am surprised at people who voted for Tony Abbott who say didn’t know what they would get. Many people voted with malice and hatred against the Labor Party and out of selfish self-interest.
Roma Newton, Kingscliff. Abbott, in my view, doesn’t have an original thought in his turned-backward head. He is a mindless puppet of his confessed mentor, John Howard, from five prime ministers ago!
Prime minister-elect Tony Abbott is facing stormy seas over his asylum seeker plans, with the Indonesian government already declaring that it will reject his proposals. Under plans announced by Mr Abbott during his election campaign, the government would launch a... Read More →
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