The Focus group takes a look at what not to do when you’re handed unchecked power. Our case study is the Queensland LNP State Government:
- Rejecting decades of scientific discovery - Call to ban “environmental propaganda” and replace it with “normal science”
- Removing support from already marginalised minorities - Voting to end Abstudy ‘risks bigot tag’
- Engaging in nepotism - Government staffer resigns after drugs found in Executive Building
- Planning to lock up kids instead of rehabilitating them, despite this making matters worse.
The invisible hand, our look at the free market, considers the use of the private sector to deliver public services. That’s not working out so well for the UK government at the Olympics.
The inbox of doom - Will there be enough Muslims in the USA to elect the President of their choice in 20 years? Spoiler: No.
And you call yourself a Wonk! - Jeremy admits that he’s abandoned Q & A and Insiders.