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Read the papers

This shit, Australia, this shit has got to stop. The woman in the red skirt (oops, it’s pants) says repeatedly read the newspaper to justify claims that the woman in the hijab is involved with terrorists. This fucking shit. Rupert … Continue reading

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What the media isn’t saying about China

While catching up on China’s environmental vision, I was struck by just how much there was. Yet almost none of it was in the Mainstream media. If you use the Internet at all you will have seen all sorts of … Continue reading

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Cynical about political revelations

Robb Oakeshott’s in the press today talking about how corporate donations to the major parties could well fuel cynicism among the voters. Apparently the laborals raked in over $200 million last year. Another article breaks down the details of the … Continue reading

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Happy Australia Day

Happy Australia day. The anniversary of the arrival of the British in Australia. Also this year is the 40th anniversary of the Aboriginal Embassy. And Happy Anniversary to the Egyptian revolution too… One year on and they have themselves a … Continue reading

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Homelessness advocates and services.

I’m rather passionate about human rights and sustainable community as well as having had an unpleasant experience with homelessness myself recently. Since the issue has come up in the press lately, here’s a couple of links and some thoughts. There … Continue reading

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Here we go again.

After enduring a horribly boring election campaign and then the tantrum from the minions of the Evil Overlord because the Australia electorate disobeyed him, there’s now a State election due in Victoria, on November 27th. Aside from bets being taken … Continue reading

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Bad Press.

As if we needed any further illustration as to why media ownership laws ought to be the first isssue the new Government tackles. The behaviour of the press during yesterday’s announcements was, without exception, dreadful. For decades the behaviour of … Continue reading

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How the media tries to handle wikileaks

Logged on this arvo and started having a bit of a squizz at what’s news. Generally this is something I avoid, as it tends to be hysteria and fearmongering… However I have enough energy to keep my emotional bumpers in … Continue reading

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