Labor’s Robodebt revisionism has become rote amongst it’s True Believers – by Mick Lawless

Labor’s Robodebt revisionism has become rote amongst it’s True Believers – by Mick Lawless

        What is Robodebt? Best to examine what Robodebt is before challenging the apologist orthodoxy that has emerged to excuse Labor’s role in its creation.    “The Robodebt scheme, formally Online Compliance Intervention...
French submarines – Why are we paying $5.5 billion for a $400 million contract breach? – Mick Lawless

French submarines – Why are we paying $5.5 billion for a $400 million contract breach? – Mick Lawless

Political/diplomatic issues tend to get a mite convoluted, so let’s keep this simple. Australia had a contract to have some diesel submarines manufactured by France.   If Australia backed out of the contract they had to pay a penalty of between $330,000,000...
Will the secret recordings of Labor’s true intentions sink or empower them with voters? – Mick Lawless

Will the secret recordings of Labor’s true intentions sink or empower them with voters? – Mick Lawless

  As most of you guessed – this was my April Fool piece An opportunity to get some satire and future history into an article and to challenge prevailing political orthodoxies. A very enjoyable task, albeit tinged with the sadness of what could be.  ...
The Albanese doctrine: ‘Don’t play politics with security’ – (Labor moves even further Right under “Albo”) – Annotated by Mick Lawless

The Albanese doctrine: ‘Don’t play politics with security’ – (Labor moves even further Right under “Albo”) – Annotated by Mick Lawless

If anyone believed an “Albo” led Labor government would be more social democratic and less neoliberal than their Hawke/Keating/Rudd/Gillard predecessors, this Greg Sheridan article about Murdoch’s new favourite for PM should disabuse of them of such...