Author: John Hood AC, Editor at Large (acting)

When a PM has no balls

Two Australian nationals have been languishing in the United Arab Emirates jails for more than four years. Prime Minister Julia Gillard has ignored their plight – a stark contrast to contemporary world leaders committed to rescuing their citizens abroad.  Cite…

Australian Politics Sucks

Australia’s inherited political system of Two Party Politics has become too simplistic, socially irrelevant and self-serving by its players.  It has had its day and the informal vote reflects this increasingly. What is behind Queensland’s Liberal’s currently proposing non-compulsory voting?…