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Threats and Seductions: John Menadue on Rupert Murdoch’s handling of politicians – Michael West

Foxtel has been double dipping by charging the ABC up to $105,000 to broadcast three Matildas matches while receiving $40 million from the federal government to increase coverage of women’s, niche and community sport is just business as usual for Rupert Murdoch. Source: Threats and Seductions: John Menadue on Rupert Murdoch’s handling of politicians A brief …

Scott Morrison’s not-so-good year of 2020

Source: Scott Morrison’s not-so-good year of 2020 Morrison has marketed his year of corruption, bad health decisions, horrible international relations, environmental destruction, anti-rights dog whistling, pandering to right wing nutjobs, attempts at bullying state leaders, broken promises, illegal/immoral/impropper debt recovery, financial and economic mismanagement … as a good year. And the party faithful will eat …

Why Australia abandoned Julian Assange

Surely, I thought, most Australian media outlets, if not regular citizens, would stand by Julian Assange for shining the light of exposure in very dark places. I was wrong about that Source: Why Australia abandoned Julian Assange Easy. Politicians hate responsibility, particularly this current lot. They will do everything they can to suppress those who …