David Smiley David Smiley is the author of Crumbling Foundations and Third World Intervention – A New Analysis Revolutions usually start with the violent toppling of some hated figurehead, for example the French Louis XV, the Russian Tsar or some recent Middle Eastern despot. Revolutions usually finish in confusion. This is because, after the smoke and confusion of battle, a … Read More
One of the Hungry Beast’s best shows this week. Rhinehart complains that she can’t afford a Mining Tax when her wealth goes up $7bn in a single year?!!
Victorian Premier Brumby has acted swiftly to be on the so-called front foot over late night violence. The 2am lock for 75% of Melbourne’s vibrant venues has opened up a slimy can of worms. Brumby has allowed 112 license holders an exemption. Such a protection of privilege has enriched those lucky few by many thousands of dollars in the revenue … Read More