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Anti-vax Hanson still offshoring her conspiracy theories

Anti-vax Hanson still offshoring her conspiracy theories

Bernard KeaneMar 6, 201710 Comments

Pauline Hanson sources her conspiracy theories from Donald Trump, and sadly has embraced anti-vaccination, which is a conspiracy theory with a body count.

Greens remain Christmas grinches

Greens remain Christmas grinches

Josh TaylorDec 20, 20169 Comments

Greens voters still less likely to encourage belief in Santa than any other voters.

Aged-care services try to keep up as Australia turns grey

Aged-care services try to keep up as Australia turns grey

Bernard KeaneDec 13, 20166 Comments

Reforms to keep Australians out of residential aged care as long as possible appear to be working, with new data showing home care services growing rapidly.

Fashism: natty dressing and a history of violence

Fashism: natty dressing and a history of violence

Mel CampbellDec 9, 20165 Comments

Dress codes are techniques of controlling people by regulating their bodies. And no one knows that better than fascists.

Sugar, oh, honey honey, I am the nanny state, and you've got me watching you

Sugar, oh, honey honey, I am the nanny state, and you've got me watching you

Bernard KeaneSep 20, 201614 Comments

The dietary villain du jour is now sugar -- supposedly "the new tobacco". Except the facts fit uneasily with this new form of nanny statism.

The 2016 census is a huge threat to your privacy -- boycott it

The 2016 census is a huge threat to your privacy -- boycott it

Bernard KeaneAug 1, 201653 Comments

The ABS' response to concerns about privacy, and the way it has changed the census, means the only option for citizens who want to protect their privacy is a boycott.

White men can't terrorise: race, religion and terror in the media

White men can't terrorise: race, religion and terror in the media

Bernard KeaneJul 22, 201616 Comments

White male perpetrators of violence receive understanding from the media, while Muslims are seen as the very definition of terrorists.

Congratulations, Australia, you're healthier than you think

Congratulations, Australia, you're healthier than you think

Bernard KeaneJun 9, 201610 Comments

Australians, who are among the healthiest people in the world, got markedly healthier during the 2000s, despite what the public health lobby says.

Hey St Vincent's -- get your own house in order before nanny stating

Hey St Vincent's -- get your own house in order before nanny stating

Bernard KeaneJun 1, 201623 Comments

Some nanny state institutions need to focus on their own health problems before trying to control everyone else's -- as St Vincent's in Sydney shows.

Are we succeeding in curbing suicide?

Are we succeeding in curbing suicide?

Bernard KeaneMay 24, 20168 Comments

We've made progress in reducing the number of young men who take their lives, but in other areas the news is not so good, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals.

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