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’.
Those pesky colonial journalists and justice for Assange. What’s the scam?

Those pesky colonial journalists and justice for Assange. What’s the scam?

Julian Assange's case to be allowed an appeal of his extradition to the US is coming up in the High Court of ...
Banana Shire takes AUKUS by storm. What’s the scam?

Banana Shire takes AUKUS by storm. What’s the scam?

The by-now mythical figure of $368 billion for the AUKUS submarine mirage is creating a frenzy. So far, we've seen ...
War, what is it good for? Not for news anymore, it seems

War, what is it good for? Not for news anymore, it seems

Israel struck a Mosque in Gaza yesterday, fired rockets into Lebanon and raided the West Bank, but if you read ...
Westpac cops puny fine for insider trading. What’s the scam?

Westpac cops puny fine for insider trading. What’s the scam?

Westpac has been fined a paltry $1.8 million for a trade that netted the bank over $20M in behaviour akin to ...
The housing crisis we didn’t have to have, and how to fix it

The housing crisis we didn’t have to have, and how to fix it

Alan Kohler's recent Quarterly Essay is a valiant attempt to put the housing crisis into a historical and ...
David Collard’s financial innovations – VAT’s the Scam?

David Collard’s financial innovations – VAT’s the Scam?

Scale Facilitation’s CEO, David Collard, is alleged to have issued a grossly inflated invoice to boost the VAT ...
Future Fund invested in Israeli company Elbit Systems – whose bombs are raining on the Palestinians

Future Fund invested in Israeli company Elbit Systems – whose bombs are raining on the Palestinians

Documents obtained under FOI reveal Australia's Future Fund has shares in controversial Israeli defence contractor ...
Henry Kissinger is dead. Australian ex PMs fawns over the myth of a war criminal

Henry Kissinger is dead. Australian ex PMs fawns over the myth of a war criminal

From Paul Keating to Kevin Rudd and John Howard, Australian ex-PMs have been waxing lyrical about a man who, ...
Consumers made to pay for electricity networks super-profits. What’s the scam?

Consumers made to pay for electricity networks super-profits. What’s the scam?

Australian electricity networks' supernormal profits of $11B, on top of 'normal' profits of $16B since 2014. In ...
The Dixon Advisory saga ends, with lawyers, accountants and government coffers to benefit

The Dixon Advisory saga ends, with lawyers, accountants and government coffers to benefit

The drawn-out saga of Dixon Advisory - the superannuation managers who enticed their clients into investment ...
ASIC. Big fat cash-cow or world-class regulator?

ASIC. Big fat cash-cow or world-class regulator?

ASIC is back with new ways to 'fix things' following damaging testimony in yet another Senate Estimates hearing ...
Optus CEO doing the right – and rare – thing. Being accountable.

Optus CEO doing the right – and rare – thing. Being accountable.

Optus' CEO Kelly Bayer Rosmarin today announced her immediate resignation from the company. She took ultimate ...

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