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One of my favourite books this yearI vote for NedI hope I can go back and re read this in 2028 I m tempted to declare this book best fiction of the year It s funny it s clever it s topical and surprisingly gives me hope Anyone with a sense of humour and interest in Australian politics or society should read this book If you recognise the name Eden
Monaro Know What A Democracy Sausage Is And Enjoy A know what a democracy sausage is and enjoy a laugh this book is for you It s 2028 in Australia driverless cars and buses have decreased the road toll Australia Post drones NOW DELIVER PARCELS BUT ALSO SPY deliver parcels but also spy ASIO and record events for the news parking ticket machines double as pokies and GPs have been replaced by an automated program accessible anytime anywhereThe Prime Minister and leader of the Coalition Adrian Fitzsimmons has decided to call an early election With Labour in bad shape and the Greens in receivership he thinks it should be a walk in But he hadn t counted on the formation of a new party the Luddites Composed entirely of people who had all changed their names
To Ned Ludd It Ned Ludd it no leader no website and no policies but nevertheless completely manages to derail Fitzsimmons campaign At times satirical and sometimes absurd Ken Saunders has had great fun imagining an Australia of 2028 He has a dry wit and some clever thoughts of how to shake p parliament As with all good satire some of his scenarios are very insightful and hit close to home particularly the politicians conversations in meetings and public appearances In addition to the party where everyone is called Ned Ludd and the anarchy this causes I especially loved his dead DJ still hosting a radio show and dishing out his 2028 Prime Minister Fitzwilliams' instincts tell him it's time to call a snap election His cabinet team is adeuate just the howling protests of the doctors after the GP changes has finally died down and best of all the Australian Greens are in receivership So what could possibly go wrong ?. ,
Rand of invective Aussies will all know who he s thinking *of here and the Dickensian Bookshop Low Expectations serving only gruel *here and the Dickensian Bookshop Low Expectations serving only gruel tea A very funny and enjoyable
Read 5 Renard INSERTED HIS CREDIT CARD5 Renard INSERTED HIS CREDIT CARD THE his credit card into the and opted to play for two dollars Brisbane City council had been the first local government to introduce Parkies but now they were everywhere even the inner city suburb of Glebe in Sydney The brought in a limited way poker machines to the streets Motorists still had to pay for parking but now got one play in return a chance to hit the jackpot He played a new round This time the parking meter chimed a tinkly rendition of the 1812 Overture finale Fifty dollars Slot machines are poker machines pokies in AustraliaIt s a brave new world in 2028 and although the 2028 political scene in Canberra is sadly reminiscent of 2018 there is a fascinating movement I d love to join to change the nature of politics maybe everywhereThe possibilities and gadgets are all believable well I know I m naively hopeful and the inventiveness of the plots are delightful The subversives if I can call them that had all changed their names to Ned Ludd and founded the Luddite Party It had no website no email address no contact list no nothing But they do occasionally meet at Low Expectations a sort of Dickensian bookshop that serves gruel and tea and has teenagers working on looms No gadgets Looms Here s a staffer s explanation to the current Prime Minister of the Luddite Party Not our famous bushranger Ned Kelly Ned Ludd is also historical The Luddites Le Socialisme Contemporain used to send threatening letters to the stocking manufacturers telling them to dismantle their wideframe machines ?The PM is prepared for everythingntil he finds himself facing what he least expected an actual opposition How do you deal with a party that doesn't play by the rules protests in the nude sends mail by carrier pigeon and has a list of candidates all called Ned Ludd Welcome to the Austr.
READ ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Ken SaundersR else They always signed them Ned Ludd Ned Ludd did not exist and anyone could write a letter in his name Having a fictitious leader caused the authorities great difficulty when they attempted to track down the actual ringleaders That explains the looms which don t feature highly
but I will mention the Australian national shearers strike in 1983 over the introduction of wide combs notI will mention the Australian national shearers strike in 1983 over the introduction of wide combs not that far a cry from wide looms now we se the term luddite disparagingly about anyone opposed to technology of any kind Poor Ned Ludd if there ever was one Back To The Novel The Political the novel The political are wonderful Autocar driverless car company wants a seat on the Royal Commission into Road Safety so they secretly start an organisation called Bicyclism Australia and establish one of their people Aggie as President Voila A seat on the Royal Commission is hers theirs Aggie runs the website emails etc for Bicyclism so realistically that it starts to gather membersThis has ramifications down the line as we watch the Liberal Coalition and the Labor Party stuff things p as only they can It isn t really all that political certainly no than James Bond is all that political but it helps if you have some nderstanding of Western Democracies And How democracies and how in knots the major political parties areBehind the scenes in Canberra When Hargreaves had first started as Minister for Health and was anxious about mastering all she had to master her senior bureaucrats told her that if ever cornered she could always rely on the Seven Per Cent Solution Whatever you are talking about say it is seven per cent better than it is You mean make it p she L Interm Diaire Des Chercheurs Et Curieux Vol 70 ueried No they replied Say it is seven per. Alia of 2028 where parking meters double as poker machines radio shock jocks have been automated the Communist Party of China has turned itself into a multinational corporation and ASIO's glory days are so far over that it's resorting to surveillance of a Charles Dickens reading group .