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Bombing ISIS?

[An interesting perspective, and some concrete policy proposals in contrast to the policy of bombing ISIS, from a Danish Peace Studies academic. – Thnx Ross.] Part A – Some principles (yesterday) here This two-part PressInfo offers a pro-peace perspective on … Continue reading

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Why ‘Can-Do’ may be a ‘oncer’

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* oncers = first term governments kicked out at following election. Until recently, very rare in Australian politics, Australians usually give new governments a second chance. Could Campbell Newman lead a one-term government to defeat after winning the 2012 election with the largest landslide in Australian political history? And to lose his own seat in the bargain? At Ashgrove the tide is a long way out. Continue reading