The China US Paradox

Posted by Mike Kaaks

08 July 2019

We favour the one who goes to war and fear the one who supports economic development.

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Australia's Flag, Anthem, and Constitution

Posted by Mike Kaaks

08 July 2019

Call me a Republican, call me whatever you like, but it;s time these things were changed to recognise our first peoples.

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In Spite of or Because of Government

Posted by Mike Kaaks

08 July 2019

I’m sure there are moments along the way where government acts had impact. Look at the floating of the currency in Australia. But events with a direct cause and effect like this are not so easy to find. Governments walk too close to the centre all the time, fearful that bold action in the long term interest of the country will see them loose power.

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I did share my thoughts once......

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06 March 2019

Open letter to messrs Hawke, Whitlam and Fraser.........

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Becoming an Optimistic Possibilist

Posted by Mike Kaaks

10 February 2019

what if we become Possibilists for Australia. For me that means we stop being driven by what might go wrong and be become driven by what is possible, by what is better.

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Speaking Out

Posted by Mike Kaaks

09 January 2016

When I started blogging my purpose was to communicate with potential clients, having the website as a credential, something to back up my Linkedin profile. As a result I filtered what I talked about, especially my views about the wealth gap and the impact of unbridled capitalism. For some time this compromise has been bugging me and I now see that it is the reason for the blogging process coming to a halt last year. In addition to writing about how I see work and life at the micro level as I’ve been doing, I like to talk about things at the macro level.

The best example I can think of is my view that capitalism in it’s current form has been a disaster for the world. When I say that many people think I’m saying that I’m for socialism or communism. Far from it. Those regimes have equal

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