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Jane Caro

Novelist, author and social commentator

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Jane Caro, the message medium: Abbott's wink a poke in the eye

Jane Caro, the message medium: Abbott's wink a poke in the eye

Jane CaroMay 28, 201411 Comments

Tony Abbott's spin doctors have their work cut out for him as they try to defuse the damage done by his left eye.

The school chaplain and the poisoned cake

The school chaplain and the poisoned cake

Jane CaroMay 26, 201433 Comments

Terrifying tales of damnation have no place in our secular schools. With the budget boost to the chaplaincy program will schools be teaching kids what to think instead of how to?

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: ugly little liars edition

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: ugly little liars edition

Jane CaroMay 21, 201410 Comments

Surprise! The budget is not only cruel and horrific, it's worse than you'd thought. The Coalition has broken so very many of its election promises, just to stick the boot into the poor, sick and old.

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: who cares about the budget edition

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: who cares about the budget edition

Jane CaroMay 14, 20141 Comment

Yes, the Age of Entitlement is over, and yes, this is the Budget We Had to Have, but by god, isn't there anything else to talk about?

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: Abbott more goose than maverick

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: Abbott more goose than maverick

Jane CaroApr 30, 20143 Comments

The federal government is telling everyone the newest budget is going to bring a lot of pain. It might not be as bad as you think -- and that's a smart strategy. Plus rape in the media and Tony's new toys ...

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: mediaeval science ... victim blaming ... strong women ...

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: mediaeval science ... victim blaming ... strong women ...

Jane CaroApr 23, 20142 Comments

George Brandis is once again standing up for those who need it least. Plus whether we should get rid of private school funding and a political candidate with some horrific views on domestic violence.

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: screw you all edition

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: screw you all edition

Jane CaroApr 16, 20146 Comments

Let's tackle the real bludgers in our society -- pensioners, young people trying to get an education and asylum seekers. Screw 'em!

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: light at the end of the tunnel edition

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: light at the end of the tunnel edition

Jane CaroApr 9, 20143 Comments

Julia Gillard reviews Game of Thrones, Arthur Sinodinos can't recall much of anything, and the Greens are OK in WA.

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: the privileged and the bigoted

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: the privileged and the bigoted

Jane CaroApr 2, 20143 Comments

Abbott's brought back knighthoods, which is apt given he has a very mediaeval attitude towards the climate, asylum seekers and education.

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: bigots, boats and bullies edition

Caro's Flotsam and Jetsam: bigots, boats and bullies edition

Jane CaroMar 26, 20141 Comment

It's bigots, bigots, everywhere, and plenty of free speech. Plus: do teachers actually do any work?

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