Ross Gittins in the Sydney Morning Herald this morning writes that the older generations are scaring youngsters unnecessarily over automation. I hope Ross is correct. The main headline says, “Robots aren’t stealing jobs: truth behind claim scaring pants off our graduates.” I wonder if that means our young people will move from really productive, satisfying … Read More
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Isn’t it great that other Australians realise that overpopulation is a real threat? Read the letter in The Australian yesterday showing the writer’s belief that the Defence Department should be looking into overpopulation – so true.
It’s really sad that Q&A presenter Virginia Trioli didn’t get a factual answer from our Prime Minster, Malcolm Turnbull, re the first question allowed on Q&A about our staggering 200,000 immigration per annum. See the article by Leith van Onselen here!
Here’s an A Current Affair story reminding us to buy Australian at Christmas time.
Nigel Sinnott gave me permission to publish his letter of support.
26 September 2017 By David Roberts for Vox News I did an event with environmental journalist (and personal hero) Elizabeth Kolbert late last week, in which we discussed various matters related to journalism and climate change. Subsequently, one of the attendees wrote and asked why I hadn’t talked about population. Isn’t overpopulation the real root of our … Read More
22 August 2017 By Judith Sloan for The Australian. Good on Dick Smith for taking an active role in the discussion of public policy. And good on him that he is prepared to put his own money where his mouth is. The funding will cover an advertising campaign laying out Smith’s agenda as well awarding … Read More
9 August 2017 Robbie Patterson for The Manly Daily MILLIONAIRE businessman Dick Smith has taken aim at his own generation, saying its greed has crippled young people’s ability to own their first home. He launched a scathing attack on Australia’s politicians, accusing them of being too scared to make tax changes that would be unpopular … Read More
8 August 2017 By Judith Sloan for The Australian. I have spent most of my life living in Melbourne. I was born and raised there. I have lived elsewhere, but have made Melbourne my home for at least part of the year, for more than a decade. Take it from me, Melbourne is in the … Read More
August 1 2017 By Martin Kirk for The Guardian. It’s time to dethrone capitalism’s single-minded directive and replace it with a more balanced logic, laying the foundations for a better, more equitable world. Back in February, a college sophomore called Trevor Hill stood up during a televised town hall meeting in New York and put a simple question … Read More