Oz Politics Archive

Feel Stupid Yet? Vaccine Passport Effectiveness Also Wanes

Now vaccine passports in early-vaxxing Israel will only apply for 6 months because protection from infection and transmission doesn't last.

Ethically Wrong to Coerce Covid Vaccines for 12-15s

Almost all kids benefit little from Covid vaccines. It is ethically wrong to protect adults by exposing children to harms, known and unknown.

Gladys Dripfeeds Medical Apartheid Based on Lies

What is Gladys saying? If you conform to government dictate you get privileges, even if you can still catch and spread disease.

Three Generations of Pretend Politicians

Our leaders haven’t done real politics with real consequences for three generations. Now they’re facing the real deal, they’re not up to it.

Making Their Own Revolution

NSW Government and police are making their own revolution by removing any reasonable, peaceful way of expressing political grievances.

When Allies Are Your Worst Enemy

There are legitimate reasons to attack the policy responses to Covid-19. We don’t need bullshit that can be used against us in a PR war.

Unintended Consequences Will Rule

Covid policy in Australia is panicked, half-arsed, and fails to consider unintended consequences. Pretty much standard for our bureaucrats.

Gladys Stars in Policy Incompetence

Gladys and her team leaked a vaccine policy today. The policy is an incentive for people who want to stay unvaccinated to stay unvaccinated

Moving Covid Vaccine Target Designed to Fail?

The Covid vaccine targets set by National Cabinet are either ridiculous or unlikely next to the experience of comparable countries.

Who’s Selfish Now?

Australia has stolen Pfizer vaccine from poor countries for 2nd and 3rd doses to Australian voters. Who's selfish now?

Tin-eared Falinski Banality on Human Rights

Liberal hack Jason Falinski is an intellectual vacuum in a suit. Banality on Afghan human rights? Check. Abused Australian rights? Silence.

Climate, Covid and The Precautionary Principle Fraud

What Covid and Climate reveal is that the Precautionary Principle is just fear-driven propaganda given a pretentious academic name.

No, Wine Mums, The Vaccine Won’t Give You Your Cosmos and Holidays Back

Wine mums believed the PR that the vaccine is a passport to the old Insta-life. Well, you were stupid, you were had, and you should be embarrassed.

Early Evidence of Delta Variant Antibody-Dependent Enhancement

August 9 2021 preprint article in the Journal of Infection reports Infection-enhancing antibodies for the Delta variant

Sunk Cost, Commitment, Consistency and Covid

Common emotional and cognitive biases lie behind much of what's wrong with Covid public debate.