Tag Archives: US Politics

Current Affairs Wrap: Middle East close to war, Hanson takes on Dastyari, and man escapes gas chamber with own brand

It’s been a rather violent week, punctuated by the abuse of Sam Dastyari, assumed peace in the Middle East and the prohibitive standards of decorum.

Current Affairs Wrap: Harvey secures his legacy, Skydiving accident claims three, Tim Cahill’s questionable gesture

Another week, another questionable set of choices. This week Harvey Weinstein became a verb, friends became past tense, and Tim Cahill (almost) became a a pariah. Almost.

war

We are inches from a new world war, and Clintonists are to blame

As the war in Syria becomes all the more serious, it’s easy to blame Donald Trump. However, we’d be wrong in doing so.

fire

Current Affairs Wrap: London fire postmortem, Red red-faced, US’ stem cell breakthrough

In the news this week: hot bureaucratic fire emanating from London, Red’s skin turns pink and a new stem cell breakthrough in the US. Hooray for that.

The mainstream media has no business bitching about conspiracy theories

Conspiracy theories exist largely because of mainstream media’s lies. So when that same media admonishes the theorists, it’s a case of the pot calling the kettle suspect.

May

Current Affairs Wrap: May’s awful June, Adelaide Oval flashpoint, Mozambique’s baldness cure

The cold facts of May, a pouring wave of misrepresented disrespect and the hope of all bald men differentiate this week from all the others.

Trump

While you were asleep: Trump comes clean, Australia’s mortal wounding, Avril’s Beatle cover

This morning…is not my type of morning. Donald Trump gave us the reasons he abused our trust, we fell apart over a Bunnings sausage and Avril Lavigne became the sixth Beatle from beyond the grave. Kill me.

Trump’s war to remake the global economy

Uncovered by correspondents, a global war rattles on. A clash authored in Washington, with the ultimate goal of remaking the world.

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