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“Russkiy Mir” A Dangerously Deceptive Doctrine

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, I’ve had a chance to take a longer look at Russia. What I am seeing is, for me, seriously unsettling. Tzar Vlad set up a foundation, “The Russkiy Mir Foundation” in the early 2000’s, as … Continue reading

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What is Antifa? Where does that fit?

I hear a lot about Antifa, but there is so much hyperbole and so little factual information, that it is hard to discern much at all with any level of accuracy. So, who or what is Antifa? Description from Wikipedia:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antifa_(…Antifa … Continue reading

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Bamboozling the World

For the last four decades, we have seen the world’s financial systems turned right around. By the late 1960s, the system that rebuilt the world after WW2, created and led by the Bretton Woods Agreements of 1944, was seen as … Continue reading

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The World as is?

Okay, for starters, let’s declare my indifference…mmm no… ambivalence, mmm, concern… mmm no, prejudice maybe, or all the above. I am not an American. I am an outsider looking in so in some ways that gives me an overarching perspective … Continue reading

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Living in a time of pestilence!

Just over a month ago, I wrote concerning myself with using technology in Education. Covid-19 was just days away from being the issue it is right now. We seen whole parts of the country essentially locked down, people thrown out … Continue reading

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Why is Education Reform so Hard?

Over the last twenty or more years, Australia has undergone “revolutionary reform” in Education. This has not been a regular thing, but a haphazard event, convulsing after elections, during financial meltdowns, changing Ministers and sometimes, for no obvious reason at … Continue reading

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The deepening onset of retirement!

Gawd!!! Am I that old? Already? Retirement? That’s for older people! And I can no longer shout down that evil thought. Time passes, for all of us – including me. Damn it! To suggest I suffer from something of a … Continue reading

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Mad March is right!

Every year, Adelaide has what’s called “Mad March!” Due to a number of factors, some beyond the control of the local authorities, there seems to be a number of different events going on one after the other. There is a … Continue reading

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So, you want a nuclear power station?

Every so often, somebody talks up the nuclear option as being something that we need to do to ensure the future economic prosperity of the State. Such pronouncements are never accompanied by any detail on how nuclear power will ensure … Continue reading

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A Contaminated Nuclear Environment

Today, we have very much a contaminated nuclear environment. We cannot seem to get a lot of accurate information, either it is too inflammatory or it is too limp wristed to be accurate. In this I mean that when looking … Continue reading

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