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The Big Deflect: the Coalition’s start in government

In the taxonomy of the Playmaker System’s Standard Table of Influence, there’s only one play in town right now from the new Australian Coalition Government, and it’s the Deflect. While the US sees the Republicans and their recalcitrant Tea Party … Continue reading

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Playing the ball, not the man

In responding to comments made in a letter by Australian Federal Opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull on the lack of telco experience (as he sees it) on the board of NBN Co. (a Call Out by him), NBN board chairman … Continue reading

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Plays in Australian Politics: form a queue

And so, with the final week of Parliament before the pre-budget recess, the Labor side of politics is in, to quote a number of media outlets, “feverish”. Those promoting Simon Crean as a possible leadership candidate are running a Trial … Continue reading

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Plays in Australian Politics: show us the money

The latest blog by my associate Alan Kelly (http://www.playmakersystems.com/playsforthepresidency/duck-season-wabbit-season-daffys-doom-and-games-of-the-great-sequester/), founder and CEO of Playmaker Systems, neatly analyses the recent Plays relating to the latest US financial crisis, which surrounds US federal budget cuts. (It’s somewhat sobering to watch and analyse … Continue reading

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