Comic impersonator, poet and activist, Helchild, is back with another riotous show at the 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, writes Darren Saffin.
There’s a lot going on right now (life-changing floods, bushfires, war, the threat of nuclear catastrophe, an impending election where both major parties are committed to fossil fuels for decades to come), but still, it could be worse, writes Carlo Sands.
It was highly moving to hear British Prime Minister David Cameron explain that the reason he gave misleading answers about benefiting from his father’s offshore tax arrangements exposed by the Panama Papers leaks was because he was angry with comments made about his dad. It makes you realise that, when it comes to tax avoidance, the Camerons are the real victims.
Green Left columnist Carlos Sands rants, raves, and is literally moved to tears by the arguments of defenders of Israel in his second outing on Green Left TV. And as 19 Palestine solidarity activists face court in Melbourne, he has some choice words for Max Brenner and the Murdoch media.