Noel Pearson’s call for the radical centre in Australian politics

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/opinion/radical-centre-can-create-highest-compromise-on-recognition/news-story/6714b7e6d6db9fb2ee23014976ddc9a0

He describes himself as a radical centrist and believes Xenophon is the closest in the current parliament. He also thinks Tim Costello and Natasha Spott-Despoja would also sit there.

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Burma on the road to democracy

http://www.smh.com.au/world/joy-in-the-streets-as-voters-embrace-suu-kyi-20120402-1w71r.html Aung Sun Suu Kyi has won a seat in the country’s parliament and her party has won 44 of 45 constituencies in the same election. Official results may take a week to confirm and maybe according to international observers their seems to be no or limited vote rigging compared to past elections.

Position vacant Australian PM advertised on job website

http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/political-news/wanted-new-pm-no-experience-necessary-20120223-1towo.html Australian humour at it’s best. Someone posted a phoney ad on hiringnow.com.au Best resolution is for a 3rd candidate either Tony Burke or Craig Emerson. Still they have to be willing to stand.