The NSA has set up a facility in Auckland to use the XKeyscore program to harvest all kinds of mass surveillance data on New Zealanders…
The Aussie dollar has refused to bend to the government’s will. While this week it fell a few cents against the US greenback, it remains stubbornly high…
I wanted to know what Joe Hockey would do about the hundreds of millions of dollars the government. was raking in by grabbing ‘unclaimed’ bank and super accounts…
The government plans to force internet and telco providers to keep your digital information (metadata) for up to two years.
So much money is fleeing China…that it is distorting the global economy, particularly in the art market and with real estate booms.
The police don’t serve to protect the public…they serve to protect the State from the public. That’s how it is now, and the trend is moving even further…
If you permit the government to create a surveillance system like this, you no longer live in a free, liberal society. No one is trusted and everyone is monitored.
Janet Yellen is being pushed into a corner by the Federal Reserve’s own pronunciamientos. It has been threatening to raise interest rates.
Another example of the State sticking its nose into peoples’ everyday lives. It confirms that the government sees your kids as the state’s property.
I’d find it much harder to live without the services provided by the private sector. As for the public sector, well, I can do without that.
You owe it to yourself take this advice. But even if I’m right and you act now, you may not be able to save your entire superannuation savings.
Clearly, illegal immigrants are a headache for the government. But rather than store them on Christmas Island, the Army Reserve wants them to serve their new country.
What you probably didn’t realise when you cast your vote is that there are some things where the Australian government doesn’t have power.
Given that the international trade and welfare agencies are Western-focused, the emerging powers don’t feel like they are getting their fair dues.
Anyone who lobbies a government in order to get the government to ban something is in my view an undesirable person.