Monday, September 25, 2023

Business should serve, not enslave

 U.S. officials with dementia may pose national security threat, Pentagon-funded study finds

Crooked not courageous: Adani renames Australian group Bravus, mistaking it for 'brave'

Tax agents to lose secrecy rights under proposed laws

ATO taken to Fair Work Commission over alleged ‘false statements’ on performance management - in Lunatics We Trust 

Five years. MP: A thousand messages. How a top public servant tried to influence governments

CBA says scam losses slashed by a third

The Tax Practitioners Board can expect renewed interest in its continuing investigations into PwC Australia when the senate’s inquiry into consultants meets again for the first of a two-day hearing.

 Hunter Biden files lawsuit against IRS

How to lie with statistics: “In politics it doesn’t really matter what the numbers are, so much as whose they are”... who counts the stats matters »

The Nullarbor Plain is more than a long road trip – for the author it was a chance to re-establish a family tradition and reconnect with the Australian landscape. By Dave Tacon

Crossing the Nullarbor Plain

Business should serve, not enslave

It is time for government to get the suits back under control and manage the economy for the benefit of us all.

highlight’s on cyber security issues, September 16, 2023 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, finance, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and online security, often without our situational awareness. 

Four highlights from this week: Appeals Court Upholds Public.Resource.Org’s Right to Post Public Laws and Regulations Online; Hackers Are Salivating Over Electric Cars; and How Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Target You With Ads.

Authoritarianism rampant

The primary site of the authoritarian cancer is the embrace of abusive power as the way to govern.