Kevin Rennie · November, 2008

Secondary teacher (now retired), unionist and Australian Labor Party member since 1972. 8 years teaching in the Northern Territory: 4 in Katherine, followed by 4 in Maningrida, an aboriginal community in Arnhem Land. Returned to Melbourne in June 2008 to live after 15 months in Broome.

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Latest posts by Kevin Rennie from November, 2008

Obama: Fortune tellers – past and present

Foretelling political fortunes is risky at the best of times - almost as hard as economic predictions. Remember the warnings of oil at $200 a barrel before the end of the year? Kevin Rennie, from Australia, takes a closer look at predictions for the Obama administration.

Three economists and a hoyden

In Australia, where the general euphoria over Obama's election has worn off, this ensemble of (mostly) economic bloggers are beginning to ponder what issues the new administration will address. Also: What is a hoyden, anyway?

Australia welcomes Obama, well most

Australian bloggers found their voices after being glued to the media or live-blogging the election for most of Wednesday our time. Kevin Rennie zooms in on reactions from Down Under.