Democracy reform is long overdue!

“When people are engaged they will listen, if our elected leaders are accountable, they must listen, and if we all spent more time listening to each other, democracy will thrive.”

from “Why Democracy is Broken – A Blueprint for Change”

Game of Votes

Game of Votes

Just as Game of Thrones seems likely to end with a whimper, leaving someone in charge as corrupted by the process of getting there as the psychopath who crumbled under the weight of the rubble that killed the incumbent – Cersei Lannister – the Game of Votes may well end up proving that the more things change, the more they stay the same…

read more
Keep it Simple, Stupid!

Keep it Simple, Stupid!

KISS – Keep It Simple, Stupid – was widely used as a slogan in the computer industry throughout the eighties and nineties. “The Office” made it a meme – but it is an adage worth resurrecting as a guiding principle.

read more
Particracy Rules

Particracy Rules

We live in a particracy, not a democracy. Party politics have taken democracy hostage and made politics more important than policy while disenfranchising voters.

read more
Politics and Ethics

Politics and Ethics

Politics and ethics don’t often seem to go together. But it is where the democracy reform process needs to start: demanding that our elected representatives are committed to a minimum set of ethical standards.

read more
The Australian Spring of Politics

The Australian Spring of Politics

Democracy reform is long overdue. Is the election of independent Kerryn Phelps at the Wentworth by-election a sign of things to come – an Australian spring – led by independents? Or led by Bill Shorten? Or both.

read more
The Ghosts of Eureka

The Ghosts of Eureka

The Ghosts of Eureka are still haunting us. Terra Australis has come a long way since the rebellions of 1854, but that last crucial step to  becoming a fully independent nation again remains elusive.

read more
The Politics of Change

The Politics of Change

As trust in our political leaders continue to decline, writings and commentary decrying the malaise in which our democracy finds itself in is booming, including Facebook-, Murdoch- and ABC-bashing, lamenting populism, trashing Trump-ism and generally blaming all the other ‘ism’s’ except one’s own.

read more

My books available for purchase - click on a title for details:

Why Democracy is Broken
simple-lines-of-truth-promo
sound-of-a-murder-promo
Kim Wingerei

GetMyNewsletter

Max once a week.

I don't use your email for anything else and you can unsubscribe if I bore you.

Thank you - hope you'll enjoy it!

Pin It on Pinterest