Hoping Four Corners goes beyond vendettas, ambition and madness

Tonight’s ABC Four Corners program “A form of madness” looks at the end of the Turnbull government. I very much hope it goes beyond talk of personal vendattas, individual ambition and sheer madness, and deals with the role of corporate power and media players. Our country now has a pattern that stretches back over a … Continue reading Hoping Four Corners goes beyond vendettas, ambition and madness

Palestine burns while Australia cuts aid and Trump threatens ‘Deal of the Century’

It is said to be days away – the grand unveiling of Trump’s plan for peace between Palestinians and the Israelis. Confident of a free hand under the Trump administration, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has already begun to increase Israel’s hold over Jerusalem, the West Bank and the besieged Gaza strip. His hubris, and … Continue reading Palestine burns while Australia cuts aid and Trump threatens ‘Deal of the Century’