author: Ken Follett name: Kim average rating: 4.18 book published: 2021 rating: 5 read at: date added: 2022/02/02 shelves: review: Never say never…A chilling narrative set in the not too distant future of what might just be. Ken Follett at this best, sharp, well...author: Nick Earls name: Kim average rating: 3.50 book published: rating: 1 read at: 2021/12/20 date added: 2021/12/20 shelves: review: I just didn’t get itHard to write a review without revealing the twist. All through the book I kept waiting on something to happen,... Parliament is in recess and another year has gone without the Morrison government honouring its promise to establish a federal ICAC. It is clearly reluctant to do so at all, while rorts and scandals continue to erode trust in our politicians. Why was Telstra slotted $1.6b by the Morrison government to buy Digicel, and how is it Telstra shares slumped by one-third during the bull market? It’s corporate welfare on steroids. Another bizarre intervention in what Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg like to... Why the blazes was Telstra slotted $1.6bn by the government to buy Digicell and annoy the Chinese, and how is it Telstra shares slumped by one-third during the bull market when they cooly took $100bn in public money? Kim Wingerei checks on the charmed existence of...author: Ben Macintyre name: Kim average rating: 4.43 book published: 2020 rating: 5 read at: 2021/10/16 date added: 2021/10/17 shelves: review: A fascinating true story of an extraordinary womanAgent Sonya was a real spy who literary changed the course of history... The intimidating influence of Australia’s pro-Israel lobby does not only limit what mainstream media outlets dare publish, it forces self-censorship on editors and journalists alike, writes John Lyons in his latest book – Dateline Jerusalem:... The influence of Colin Rubenstein and his lobby group does not just limit what mainstream media outlets dare publish, it forces self-censorship on editors and journalists alike, writes John Lyons in his latest book. In 2019, Fairfax’s Sydney and Melbourne... There is a strong feeling of change in many electorates around Australia. The “Voices Of” movement is gathering steam as more than 30 such groups are looking to field candidates at the next federal election. The recent announcement of Kylea Tink as an independent... The “Voices Of” movement is gathering steam as more than 30 independent groups seek to field candidates at the next Federal election. Kim Wingerei reports on the new force for political disruption.