Michael R JamesJul 1, 201111 Comments
There was something slightly obscene about a majority of Australians -- bogans and latte sippers united -- reaction to the clear brutality in some Indonesian slaughterhouses.
Jun 24, 20116 Comments
There's a long history when it comes to Rupert Murdoch's preferred choice of editors and style of journalism and control.
Michael R JamesSep 3, 201020 Comments
Our cozy political duopoly has run into trouble -- time for some new thinking on two party systems.
Michael R JamesJul 30, 20105 Comments
For the past 15 years Hazelwood has returned profits to its private owners who are not even in Australia. Now they effectively want the state to pay for the replacement of Hazelwood.
Michael R JamesJul 13, 20106 Comments
One dangerous anomaly is that the refugees may well end up living in better conditions than most Timorese, which would be difficult to avoid.
Michael R JamesJun 11, 201010 Comments
Bio-sequestration has enormous potential in the form of iron seeding of oceans and charcoal in soils.
Michael R JamesApr 7, 201014 Comments
There's a difference in population between crowded and congested. The real issue they ignore is that Australia and Australians must change their ways -- that business as usual is inadequate.
Michael R JamesOct 28, 200926 Comments
We are all to blame with our pathetic mimicking of the American arrogant entitlement to drive anywhere we want. But fast rail lines, like those seen in Spain, are exactly what Australia's public transport system needs.
Michael R JamesMay 6, 2009
What happened to the analyses by Nicholas Stern and Ross Garnaut who showed that spending big on renewable energy could be a net benefit to the economy?
Michael R JamesApr 17, 2009
Carbon capture and storage may be possible, but it certainly does not look commercially feasible.