An Ode to Political Correctness.

(First published on Facebook on 23 December, 2016) My final ode to the notion of 'political correctness' (or as I like to call it 'being nice to people'), for the year. Sometimes, I think thoughts at the weirdest of times, like when I'm riding my bike or walking or running or in the shower or, [...]

By | 2017-12-29T12:15:01+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Business, Current Affairs, homepage, Life, News|0 Comments

Where did all the Common Sense go?

We all know politics doesn't necessarily match up well with common sense. And the latest citizenship debacle here in Australia is an epic case of exactly that. The law that is in place, that politicians can't be dual citizens, is clearly no longer relevant in the way it was intended to be when first introduced [...]

By | 2017-11-14T15:07:08+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Business, Current Affairs, homepage, Life, News|Comments Off on Where did all the Common Sense go?

Is horse racing our bullfighting?

This week we saw the 157th running of Australia's biggest horse race - The Melbourne Cup. Most years, statistically speaking, the day of celebration, the 'race that stops the nation', stops at least one horse dead in its tracks. Literally. And while this year was no exception with a horse being killed as a result [...]

By | 2017-11-10T13:26:27+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Current Affairs, homepage, Life, News|Comments Off on Is horse racing our bullfighting?

Why Trump should, and will, resign.

Let me start by making it clear that my values don’t align with Trump’s. But this isn’t about that. This isn’t about him resigning because he’s a bad person or is doing shitty things. This is a purely strategic article about how he’ll ‘win’ by resigning. How it would be a strategic master stroke if [...]

By | 2017-11-10T13:26:28+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Business, News|1 Comment