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Politics and Independents

Almost two weeks ago now, Australia went to the polls for our federal election, and it would appear that the overwhelming consensus from the Australian population was “meh”. With 76 seats required for victory in the lower house of parliament, neither of the main parties (Labor or the Liberal/National coalition) managed to secure enough seats‚Ķ Read More »

Psst! Want to bet on the fall of democracy?

I was sickened to read in “Parties bey they will lose” (Sydney Morning Herald) that: Election betting is on track to reach record levels across the country. More than $1 million in head-to-head bets have been placed with Centrebet alone. This obsessive need in Australia to bet on anything and everything that has any indeterminate‚Ķ Read More »