Is Canberra Corruption Beyond Plato and Aristotle?

First this is a petition for an Integrity Commission to the Prime Minister Scott Morrison signed by eminent Judges in Australia.  Signed by FORMER Judges not current.  I find that interesting politically.

Note: The avoidance of corruption should be changed to abolishment of corruption to be precise.

Some Judges may wonder if anything comes of… Continue reading

Is Australian Defence Spending Out of Control?

This I suspected.  This quote is noteworthy:

“Defence spending used to account for little more than a fifth of government spending on procurement. Just seven years ago. Now it accounts for almost three-quarters of government spending.”

This requires investigation in the public interest.  Government spending needs to be independently audited in my view… Continue reading

TEDx: Does Our Democracy Represent the People?

This is an interesting TEDx Midatlantic talk.


Is Coal or Climate Change in the Public Interest? Why a Moral Dilemma?

The issue with coal is to do with influence in politics in my view.  I remember the Mining tax  and how it was lobbied to be removed.  We have seen Al Gore’s film Inconvenient Truth and the power of the energy industries to create studies critiquing climate change when there is 100%… Continue reading

Honest Government or Transitioning to the Dark Ages in Australia

I just saw this and laughed.  Thank god for Australians.  Let’s hope they Get Up and actually say what they think, as this ad shows!  From a peacemaker perspective I would encourage that it is not demeaning but I do understand young people made this and in their enthusiasm they rebel. … Continue reading

LinkedIn Privacy Wants to Limit Government Authority to Collect Users Information on Principle

Mohandas Gandhi

“If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.”