THE UGLY TRUTH: CORONAVIRUS RESPONSES SACRIFICE THE YOUNG TO BENEFIT THE OLD

I rarely agree with Trump…but he’s right (for the wrong reasons) to call to open up the economy.  The ugly truth is this:  we are currently sacrificing the Young (say Under 60s) for the benefit of the Old (say Over 60s).  Progressing from the current lockdowns should address this.  Here’s how.Read More »

Let’s Celebrate the Closure of the Hazelwood Power Station, Not Bemoan It!

Yesterday, the French owners, ENGIE, announced they would be closing the Hazelwood brown coal power station in the Latrobe Valley, Victoria.  Press announcements immediately focussed on job losses, the plight of the workers and possible future electricity price increases.  But environmentalists – and hopefully the society – have been hoping and praying for this closure for YEARS!  This is EXACTLY the type of jobs we want to lose, the type of industry we want to lose.  This is a wonderful good news story.  Let me explain.Read More »