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latest blog posts by Neer Korn

  • Time for politicians to ditch the script

    • December 10, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    It’s fair to say that the theatre of politics exhausts Australians. It’s predictable and nasty; filled with condescension, hyperbole and feigned outrage. It’s juvenile, and all that negativity, inevitably, has an impact. For some time Australians have been telling their politicians to play nice. To focus less on the script and tell it like it is. To oppose and criticise when it is right do so but to also exhibit some decorum and acknowledge a good idea wherever it might come from.

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  • Living on a pension is living on egg shells

    • November 27, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    Waiting for the local branch of my bank to open I stood behind two older ladies talking animatedly. Theirs was a nervous energy. In a few moments they will find out whether it’s going to be a good day or not, depending on whether their fortnightly pension has been deposited into their accounts. Otherwise they will leave with empty purses and eagerly returning the following morning.

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