Well, an interesting period for 102, with revelations about Tasmania’s public service profligacy, and more evidence of the general inability of Labor to produce desired results.

So here’s the fortnight’s news, linked and organised as you like it, complemented by one author’s doubts about Papal infallibility, an insight into how Labor thinks business should operate, and recognising that “the real problem in the ‘what does Labor stand for?’ debate is that whatever Labor says it stands for, many voters simply don’t believe it. There is a reason for this: in a series of federal and state elections, Labor has shown itself to be all to ready to abandon core principles and follow the conservative parties in a race to the bottom. It’s not as though Kevin Rudd was removed for a matter of principle. He was removed because Labor feared it would lose the federal election” NewMatilda