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Kevin Rudd: There Should Be A Royal Commission Into The NBN

Last night, former Prime Minister and sauce-bottle-shaker Kevin Rudd took part in a Reddit 'Ask Me Anything'. At first, it seemed like he was just really keen to promote his new book. However, in light of his recent interview with Leigh Sales, the NBN was a hot topic and it seems he isn't quite done with slamming it, or the Murdoch media, yet. More »      

'You Changed Horse In Mid-Stream': Kevin Rudd On Turnbull's NBN

In 2009, then-Prime Minister and Labor Party leader Kevin Rudd launched the National Broadband Network -- building fibre infrastructure to 93 per cent of Australian homes, the largest public works project in Australian history. In the...Show More Summary

Godson of Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd Beaten After Standing Up for Gay Marriage

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s godson Sean Foster was beaten in an alleged assault after standing up for marriage equality in Brisbane.   Said Rudd in a post to Instagram: “So many warnings to Turnbull about what this… Read The post Godson of Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd Beaten After Standing Up for Gay Marriage appeared first on Towleroad.

"I Have This Russian Guy" Turnbull Mocks Trump In Leaked Audio

It might not be as bad as the time Kevin Rudd leaked George W Bush’s “what’s the G20?” remark, sparking a temporary chill in US-Aussie relations, but it’s still pretty embarrassing. In an audio recording leaked to an Australian TV station,...Show More Summary

2017 HSV GTS 30 Years review

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

How quickly things change. In August 2013, Barack Obama was President of the United States, Kevin Rudd was Prime Minister of Australia (again), and the 430kW Gen-F HSV GTS launched as the most powerful HSV you could buy. Three years and seven months on, and Donald Trump is America’s Commander in Chief, Malcom Turnbull has […]

Interview: ‘Nerdland’ Writer Andrew Kevin Walker on His Labor of Love, Working With David Fincher, and More

Tonight, for one night only, Nerdland is playing in theaters across the United States courtesy of Fathom Events. The wacky, wild, and bizarrely sweet animated film tells the story of two 30-year-old friends, John (Paul Rudd) and Elliot (Patton Oswalt), on the hunt for infamy. Show More Summary

‘Nerdland’ Trailer: Patton Oswalt and Paul Rudd Need an Instant Fame Plan

Nerdland comes from the mind of Andrew Kevin Walker, the writer behind Se7en, Wong Kar-wai’s killer BMW short film “The Follow,” and a supposedly great script that Joel Schumacher butchered and rewrote into 8mm. Not since the 2010 remake...Show More Summary

Where Rudd might end up on team Guterres

With the UN General Assembly expected to approve Antonio Guterres as the next UN secretary-general (SG) this week, 'the race is on to join team Guterres'. As Peter Nadin has suggested, Kevin Rudd may try to translate his work as chair of the Independent Commission on Multilateralism (ICM) into a 'cabinet' post under Guterres. Show More Summary

For Lovers Of Irony: Kevin Rudd Missed Out On Top UN Post To A Former High Commissioner For Refugees

The man set to take the top job at the United Nations has been one of the most prominent critics of Australia’s anti-boat obsession, writes Max Chalmers. If there’s one thing to take from the rise of António Guterres, it’s just how small Australia shrinks when confronted by a global crisis. Guterres, a former Prime [...]Show More Summary

Rudd’s latest manoeuvre in the race to lead the UN

The indefatigable Kevin Rudd appeared in the news on the UN secretary-general (SG) race yet again in recent days. After denying that Rudd had sought out other countries to nominate him for SG, his spokesperson released a statement claiming that another government had approached Rudd about giving him the nomination. Show More Summary

‘Of Ashes and Rivers that Run to the Sea’ by Marie Munkara

2016, 274 p. For me, the day that then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologized to the Stolen Generations is a day lodged in my memory, along with moon walks, assassinations, bushfires and planes crashing into buildings. I was on a train … Continue reading ?

Weekend catch-up: Turnbull in the Big Apple, a farewell to Cameron, Ohio goes red and more

This week Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull flew to New York, where he sparred with former PM Kevin Rudd, met with the rapper Ludacris, and addressed two summits on refugees and immigration. The UN Summit’s main achievement was the adoption...Show More Summary

Australian Ex-PM Praises Putin’s Far East Development Roadmap

Sputnik has asked Australia’s ex-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to share his thoughts about the Eastern Economic Forum business conference that has just closed up shop in Vladivostok, and of the discussions held there by the leaders of Russia, China, Japan and South Korea.

Well, how about Kevin Rudd for mayor?

Dumped as Prime Minister of Australia. Blocked from becoming UN secretary general. What next for Kevin Rudd? Well, he’s now in the running…

Kev a perfect captain for this ship of fools

IN hindsight, Kevin Rudd would have made the perfect gift to the UN, the global monument to slothful bureaucracy, political correctness and special interests.

Rudd’s revenge: how Turnbull double-crossed him

Malcolm Turnbull is accused of double dealing and backflips by Kevin Rudd, who is out for vengeance: …

No hope for America or the world in this poll

THE world dodged a bullet when Malcolm Turnbull refused to endorse Kevin Rudd’s tepid candidacy for the UN Secretary-General’s job.

Half of Cabinet wanted to back Rudd

It turns out that 11 of Malcolm Turnbull’s Cabinet of 23 backed Kevin Rudd’s bid to head the United Nations and only 10 said no.…

Essential Research: 52-48 to Labor

The only pollster currently in the game finds Labor retaining its modest post-election, and finds opinion finely balanced on superannuation reform and nominating Kevin Rudd for United Nations Secretary-General. The post Essential Research: 52-48 to Labor appeared first on The Poll Bludger.

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