Kim Wingerei

Kim Wingerei is a businessman turned writer and commentator. He is passionate about free speech, human rights, democracy and the politics of change. Originally from Norway, Kim has lived in Australia for 30 years. Author of ‘Why Democracy is Broken – A Blueprint for Change’.
Yes to terrorism cover, no to fracking. What’s the farmer (insurance) scam?

Yes to terrorism cover, no to fracking. What’s the farmer (insurance) scam?

Insurance companies refuse to cover damage from coal seam gas fracking infrastructure, yet are happy to charge ...
The Dirty Budget: fossil fuel subsidies up 31%. What’s the scam?

The Dirty Budget: fossil fuel subsidies up 31%. What’s the scam?

A new report says fossil fuel subsidies will be 31% higher in this year. The increase is driven by fuel tax ...
Say goodbye to free sport on TV, say hello to paid streaming

Say goodbye to free sport on TV, say hello to paid streaming

No more Ashes, no more AFL or NRL Grand Finals, no more Olympics. If you no longer watch TV with an aerial, seeing ...
Rumours of my death are greatly exaggerated. Johnnie gets scammed

Rumours of my death are greatly exaggerated. Johnnie gets scammed

The 'Reserve Bank's Communications Department' has emailed Johnnie, the MWM Executive Vice-President of Human ...
Climate protesters jailed, Qantas mega-fraudsters spend other people’s money

Climate protesters jailed, Qantas mega-fraudsters spend other people’s money

What's the scam with jailing two climate protesters for disrupting Melbourne traffic when Qantas heavies cop a ...
Qantas, the ACCC and a slap on the wrist. What’s the scam?

Qantas, the ACCC and a slap on the wrist. What’s the scam?

The ACCC today announced a settlement with Qantas for the 'ghost flights' debacle. It is a negotiated result of ...
AUKUS to JAUKUS or JAUKUSI – what’s next? The Indians are coming!

AUKUS to JAUKUS or JAUKUSI – what’s next? The Indians are coming!

Japan mooted as the next to join the AUKUS pact? India too, encouraged to join the anti-China team. But first, ...
Fake news or no news? The folly of the News Media Bargaining Code

Fake news or no news? The folly of the News Media Bargaining Code

Meta's announcement that Facebook will no longer pay (some) Australian publishers for their news content has again ...
Forget the Bathurst 1000, enter the AUKUS 368. What’s the Scam?

Forget the Bathurst 1000, enter the AUKUS 368. What’s the Scam?

While the Government this week announced another billion-dollar handout to foreign shipyards, this time in the UK, ...
Facebook pulls plug on ‘News Media Bargaining Code’ – what’s next?

Facebook pulls plug on ‘News Media Bargaining Code’ – what’s next?

Meta's Facebook has declared it will stop paying Australian media outlets for content when current agreements ...
Qantas gets customers to pay surcharge during promo. What’s the scam?

Qantas gets customers to pay surcharge during promo. What’s the scam?

Is Qantas jacking up fares to pay for a time-limited promotion? That is illegal under the Consumer & Competition ...
Empire building in the Beetaloo, funded by Federal Government gas grants

Empire building in the Beetaloo, funded by Federal Government gas grants

Has Empire Energy been given Research & Development grants in preparation for fracking in the Beetaolo Basin, ...

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