Follow the money
into the nightmare
of avarice.

The State

I’ve been trying to define ‘corruption’. This word is often used to determine whether something is good or bad. For example until the 1990s in Australia, ‘conflict of interest’ was ‘corruption’ and ‘bad’. Where a politician had a business, this was a conflict of interest in making decisions to protect citizens and improving business growth.Continue reading “The State”


Experiment in genre-bending fiction and memoir modelled on a literary text, Gulliver’s Travels.

The Price isn’t Right

What is the cost of society? I just had an awkward interaction with someone from the wanna-be affluent section of society who used a variety of avoidance and personal blame techniques to counter my argument that some societies are healthier for a larger majority of their citizens than Australia is. This is an obvious factContinue reading “The Price isn’t Right”

All Aboard!

All aboard for the last ride you’ll ever take: neoliberalism offers myriad express lines of mixed messaging and purposeful actions of irresponsibility.

2024 won’t be 1984

Neoliberal Australia Not familiar with the term? Neoliberalism is where the drive of capitalism, to enhance profits, is not just for private businesses to achieve. It is where politicians are motivated to help businesses enhance profits and also where people are motivated to view themselves as profit enhancers to private business. With this worldview, makingContinue reading “2024 won’t be 1984”

The Ethics of Silence

What you’re finding with all this side-liningis a dangerous repression ofrealityso stop your crying and just beminding your own business No one likes a cry baby and heywe all got our problems Shut your mouth and play by the rulesthe rulesthe rulesand say nothing scary Climbing outta the gravebeing bravemonsters lurking in your caveterrifyingyou back inContinue reading “The Ethics of Silence”