Matthew Reddin

Hello America, From Australia: The Dumbest Timeline

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In his column, “The Dumbest Timeline,” Matthew Reddin looks at school board meetings in America being overrun by anti-vaxxers, white supremacists, and the Proud Boys.   Hello America. Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it, so sayeth the idiom. And I could look up who coined the phrase, but that’ll have us ... Read the full article
Matthew Reddin

Matt Reddin has been writing nonsense about film, TV, books, music, and live theatre for a touch over 20 years. He’s gone from the halcyon days of street press in Perth, to regional dailies, national magazines, and major metropolitan newspapers. Now, in between bouts of sporadically yelling at clouds, he vents his creative spleen at

Afghans’ Lives and Livelihoods Upended Even More as U.S. Occupation Ends

As a researcher of Afghanistan’s conflicts, I know how Afghans have been affected by the failed 20-year Western occupation of their country, and trillions of dollars wasted.

The US Government Threatens Tech Companies To Push Censorship Agendas

The US government has been making it clear to Silicon Valley that if they do not escalate censorship of undesirable content per DC’s instructions, there will be consequences.

Hello America, From Australia: Interfering in Foreign Elections?

During a press conference after the Geneva summit with Putin, President Biden asked what the world would think of the US if it were interfering in foreign elections. Um …

Voices of the Unheard

Elected officials invite voters to attend “hearings” about how they should spend taxpayers’ money, but then never listen to what their constituents say.