Author Archives: Dr Bob Rich

About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.

Featured by Writers Exchange

Writers Exchange e-publishing is the publisher of Hit and Run. They have interviewed me, and have generously included material relevant to many of my other books as well. Appropriately, the interview is labelled “Bob Rich, Author and Environmental Warrior.” Please … Continue reading

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Numbers count: the risk of a clot

I don’t know if to be amused or exasperated by the hooha regarding the clot-causing danger of the AstraZeneca vaccine. I taught statistics at university, so always look at the numbers. Here is an authoritative article setting out the issues. … Continue reading

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The benefit of refugees

Last night, my local branch of the Australian Greens had a guest speaker: journalist Iain Gillespie, who spoke with passion about asylum seekers. Some years ago, The Age gave him the task of reporting on the activities of the Asylum … Continue reading

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How to confront the double standards of misogyny

No one would have paid me to work as a topless waiter/waitress. I don’t have what it takes. But if I had used some such legal job that does no harm to anyone to earn some money, so what. It’s … Continue reading

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Inviting you to have a serious laugh at Diane Bator’s blog

Diane is one of my fellow Rhobin’s Round Robin conspirators. She enjoys being of benefit, so regularly interviews other authors at her blog. I am delighted to let you know, it is my turn to be her guest. Please visit, … Continue reading

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Robert Reich on taxing the super-rich

I like this bloke, not only for his policies, but because of his name. I used to be Robert Reich until I graduated to Bob Rich. In his latest article, he sets out how all the necessary public services of … Continue reading

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Passionate wisdom from Kevy Michaels

I was notified that Kevy has started following Bobbing Around. As I always do, I visited his blog and left a friendly comment. Here is Kevy’s response: I must meditate & pray every day. It gives me the ability to … Continue reading

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Why should you miss out?

As on the first of every month, I have a short covering note to subscribers when I notify them of the new issue of Bobbing Around. As a follower rather than a subscriber, you will have received the newsletter by … Continue reading

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Bobbing Around Volume 20 Number 10

Sometimes when you’re in a dark place, you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted. Christine Caine Nanoplastic research is still in its infancy. But laboratory tests show that unlike microplastics, nanoplastics are small enough to accumulate within … Continue reading

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Free books from IC Robledo

How much time do you spend thinking about your goals? I want to learn more, achieve more, succeed more… we may think, but how can you actually make that happen? One of the best approaches I’ve found is reading. Reading … Continue reading

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