Tag Archives: competition

Carbon tax cost added to family’s funeral bill

Simon Benson Daily Telegraph A GRIEVING family claims that a cemetery slapped them with a $55 carbon tax bill for burying a relative – saying “even the dead don’t escape the carbon tax” – just days after the tax was … Continue reading

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The Toxicity of Competitiveness

In our present social system, a large percentage of people are driven in order to win. Many people think that being competitive is a natural way to be and something we are born with. This short article looks at competitiveness … Continue reading

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Pay TV piracy hits News

Neil Chenoweth Financial Review A secret unit within Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation promoted a wave of high-tech piracy in Australia that damaged Austar, Optus and Foxtel at a time when News was moving to take control of the Australian pay … Continue reading

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The Love Competition Documentary by Brent Hoff

The Love Competition is a short documentary film by Brent Hoff, a filmmaker and editor of the video magazine Wholphin, on a scientific study with Stanford University’s Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging to investigate the neurochemical nature of love.

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NHS fairness tsar urged to quit by doctors over ‘conflict of interest’ following £799,000 payment for U.S. private health giant

David Rose Daily Mail The head of the NHS regulator that is meant to ensure fairness when private-sector firms bid for public contracts is also the chairman of a huge company whose Health Service business is worth £80?million a year … Continue reading

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Suppliers refer Coles, Woolies to ACCC

Mark Hawthorne & Colin Kruger Sydney Morning Herald Suppliers to Australia’s two dominant supermarket chains have complained to the consumer watchdog about ”unconscionable conduct” by Coles and Woolworths. The chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Rod Sims, told … Continue reading

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School system punishes poor, says report

Andrew Stevenson Sydney Morning Herald A COMPETITIVE school market is segregating students by ability, socio-economic background and ethnicity with profound effects on education outcomes, states a report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. The best education systems are … Continue reading

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Alfie Kohn – The Case Against Competition

Source: Alfie Kohn Raising healthy, happy, productive children goes hand in hand with creating a better society. The first step to achieving both is recognizing that our belief in the value of competition is built on myths. There are better … Continue reading

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The tax whose name shall not be spoken

Source: JoNova Blitzed in the polls, the Australian Labor Party have picked the communist solution — straight from the Soviet rule book of Free Speech.  Goskomizdat revived as a kind of Goskoshopfront. It’s more desperate and simplistic band-aid legislation to … Continue reading

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I Blame The Australian Carbon Tax for Price Increases

Source: WUWT You likely didn’t realize that the First Rule for the Carbon Tax Club is … nobody talks about the Carbon Tax Club. And not only that … it could cost the poor Aussies big bucks if they say … Continue reading

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