Joseph Poprzeczny

Joseph Poprzeczny has taught politics, economic history and history at three Australian universities and been a researcher/personal assistant to three federal parliamentarians. He has over 30-years experience as a politics and education reporter and columnist and served as research director of Perth Chamber of Commerce. His biography of the 20th century’s major genocidal killer, Hitler’s Man in the East, Odilo Globocnik, was released in the US in 2004 and republished by the Czech Academy of Sciences in 2009.

Palmer’s PUP could dog politics for years

Big-spending Clive Palmer can go on to play a much bigger role in political outcomes.

Lobbying must come into the light

Arthur Sinodinos probably wouldn't be appearing before a NSW ICAC hearing if disclosure of lobbying activities had already been legislated.

Fear, failures mar Howard legacy

Despite being an agnostic in terms of anthropogenic global warming, John Howard was spooked by Labor and the Greens in 2007.

Senators to speak for their states

The federal upper house needs more Senators prepared to act in the interests of the federation.

Putin pursues neo-Stalinist plan

Russia's actions in Ukraine are part of a broader strategy by the Kremlin to assert greater influence in the region.

Federal fuel failure belies belief

The government's inaction on securing Australia's long-term fuel supplies is baffling ... and negligent.

Contenders jockey for poll position

As the Obama presidency meanders along, the Democrats are already preparing for 2016.

Back to basics at school

The current school curriculum seems to have strayed a long way from the basics.

Demeaning kowtow to China

Australia's deference to China at a political level does this country no credit.

Treachery during wartime

Australian troops were fighting more than just the enemy on the battlefield during WWII, according to a new book by Hal Colebatch.

Is Shorten leadership material?

The Abbott government's first few months in office may have been underwhelming, but Labor leader Bill Shorten also has work to do.

Stalled on the start line

The voting public is quickly running out of patience with the Abbott government's inaction, and seeming inability to offer a clear pathway ahead.



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