Rule by Decree in the United States

"Democrats aren't blameless ... I went on a rant, didn't I?" - Obama Demise of Democracy "An executive order issued by US President Donald Trump has sown confusion and fear among government scientists in the country. Announced by the White House on 21 October, the order creates a job category for government workers in “confidential, … Continue reading Rule by Decree in the United States

Coal wars: news from the frontline

NEWS FROM THE FRONTLINE OCTOBER 2020 It’s been another big month here on the climate frontlines. October began with another action disrupting work on Adani’s rail corridor – writer Ben Winch locking himself to a cattle grid on the road to Adani’s site and stopping work for five hours. Ben's action highlighted the disastrous waste … Continue reading Coal wars: news from the frontline

Minerals still determine who wins power in Qld

All that glitters is not gold - Shakespeare "The manOf virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys.Power, like a desolating pestilence,Pollutes whate'er it touches; and obedience,Bane of all genius, virtue, freedom, truth,Makes slaves of men, and of the human frameA mechanized automaton." - Percy Bysshe Shelley Queen Mab 1813 Caution: For all the people who received … Continue reading Minerals still determine who wins power in Qld