August 2012 archive

Aug 17

Solution for bankrupt states

The prescription for bankrupt states is normally ‘cut spending, cut taxes, reduce wages, reward wealth, punish poverty and – thousand of public service jobs are shed. Sound famliar?  There is a solution.  With “most of the world’s governments … now insolvent” according to Richard Swift, co-editor of the New Internationalist perhaps it time to revisit the …

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Aug 13

Ignore Cairns Tourism at your peril AND its Festival time

Its nearly Festival time in Cairns and I’ve already earmarked some events I want to attend – Keys to the City,  check out old pianos around the CBD and who’s playing,  anyone can ! the CIAF Fair at the new Cruise Liner Terminal from Friday 17 to Sun 19 August and displays of visual arts …

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