Bernard KeaneJun 16, 2017
The new season of Twin Peaks is less about the legendary 1990s series than about David Lynch's body of work, and the dream state he creates on screen.
Bernard KeaneJun 15, 20179 Comments
The only way back for coal-fired power is via government ownership -- and Soviet-style command economics.
Bernard KeaneJun 14, 201734 Comments
There's a new entry on the Department of Immigration's long list of bungles: it now has to pay $70 million in compensation to Manus Island detainees.
Bernard KeaneJun 14, 201733 Comments
Coming soon, from the people who gave you massive power price rises -- still more increases. Energy policy is being hijacked by climate denialists who feign concern about households but are engaged in a culture war.
Bernard KeaneJun 13, 201725 Comments
The problem for critics of a Clean Energy Target is that if they want coal-fired power, governments will have to pay for it.
Bernard KeaneJun 13, 201710 Comments
George Brandis appears to not even have the most basic understanding of encryption even as he talks about wanting to break it.
Bernard KeaneJun 9, 20176 Comments
As expected, the Finkel electricity market review sees a Clean Energy Target as the best -- and cheapest -- way forward to address Australia's energy problems while moving to zero emissions.
Bernard KeaneJun 9, 201724 Comments
Attempts to resolve the energy-climate issue are occurring against the backdrop of growing voter fury about power prices and the wider economy. Business as usual is not an option.
Bernard KeaneJun 9, 20177 Comments
James Comey's decision to leak against Donald Trump typifies the hypocrisy of the intelligence establishment about official and unofficial leaks.
Bernard KeaneJun 8, 201717 Comments
Tony Abbott's socialist insistence on propping up coal sets him on course for a showdown with the Prime Minister. And it's one Malcolm Turnbull must win.