The Liberal’s compulsion to turn public assets into private wealth – and get the public to help fund the process

The LNP in Queensland have been softening up the public for a privatisation binge pretty much from the day they got elected in 2012. In recent times, they’ve kindly made the public pay millions for a prolonged wide-ranging advertising campaign – badly disguised as a pretend consultation process called Strong Choices. Naturally, any input from…

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A post-election piece at New Matilda

Having had apiece published at New Matilda just before election day, I thought I’d follow it up with a post-election one which you can also read at their site.  I’d be looking a lot smarter now if I’d just stuck with my original suggestion when the election was announced that Labor would lose about 9…

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Queensland Election

I find it hard to get enthusiastic following state election campaigns – too many photo ops and soundbites masquerading as policies wear me down.  However, I am always interested in the results of elections, both in terms of overall results as the seat by seat contests.  The final makeup of the Parliament after every election…

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