Archives for April 2015

Australia should divest from the International Finance Corporation

If the Abbott Government is seeking savings measures and efficiency gains in the lead up to the May budget it need look no further than contributions made to the World Bank’s private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Australia is a member of the IFC.  The value of Australia’s paid-in capital as at 30 […]

The futility of regret

There’s an old saying, ‘Throw me to the wolves and I’ll return leading the pack’. Even though Julian Assange-an enigmatic individual who has overturned conformity- now has a long historical presence it is evident that Australia’s elected representatives, by and large, are completely indifferent to his fate, irrespective of guilt or innocence. When bad things […]