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I spent over 40 years in the Australian defence force. Our lack of preparedness concerns me | Chris Barrie

The past 18 years has been a period of significant disengagement and disinterest by the community in Australian political affairs. The political shenanigans described in Malcolm Turnbull’s recent book A Bigger Picture ought to be a wake-up call that as…


Higher fiber saves lives, but food processing may remove benefits

Eating more fiber can improve life expectancy for those with diabetes, researchers say. Type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic proportions worldwide, is associated with serious medical complications, and increases the risk of dying from COVID-19.


RELIGION: Pope’s encyclical is 5 years old. What’s changed?

Five years ago Sunday, Pope Francis implored the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics to address the ravages of climate change, which he described in the landmark “Laudato Si'” encyclical as “one of the principal challenges facing humanity in our day.”

Why Is The Australian Govt Leaving A Carbon-Tax Back Door Open?

As part of the ABC’s climate conspiracy agenda, Four Corners this week highlighted the “anger” at the government from the senior mandarins from its failure to deliver their goal of a carbon tax. Their preferred approach was notwithstanding the tax…


Environmental contaminants alter gut microbiome, health

The microbes that inhabit our bodies are influenced by what we eat, drink, breathe and absorb through our skin, and most of us are chronically exposed to natural and human-made environmental contaminants. Scientists review the research linking dozens of environmental chemicals to changes in the gut microbiome and associated health challenges.

Greenies Try To Axe Australia’s Beleaguered Logging Industry

Last week, front-page headlines in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald announced: “Logging likely had significant effect on summer fires: scientists.” The story, also covered by the Guardian Australia and the ABC, reported on a research paper claiming to provide…

Biden Vows To Stop Keystone XL Pipeline ‘For Good’ If Elected

Former Vice President Joe Biden vowed Monday to stop the Keystone XL pipeline “for good” if elected president. The pipeline, to carry oil from Canada’s tar sands into the United States, was blocked by President Barack Obama for years, even…