Monthly Archives: October 2015

Justice

American Justice For The Wealthy-No Prison For du Pont Heir

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Every Picture Tells a Story

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Returning To Their Roots, Conservatives Take Comfort In ‘Left Media Bias’ Debate Charge

Source: Returning To Their Roots, Conservatives Take Comfort In ‘Liberal Media Bias’ Debate Charge | Blog | Media Matters for America

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Saudi Prince Caught Smuggling Tons Of ISIS’ Favorite Drug At Beirut Airport AnonHQ

Saudi prince Abdel Mohsen Bin Walid Bin Abdulaziz and four others were detained by Beirut airport officials while attempting to smuggle about two tons of Captagon pills and some cocaine packed in 40 suitcases. In the largest drug bust in … Continue reading

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This Short Clip From A Bollywood Movie Explains Muslims, America & Terrorism

Is Islam blindly hated by so many simply because of what the media tells us? Source: This Short Clip From A Bollywood Movie Explains Muslims, America & Terrorism

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Military solution ‘impossible’ in parts of Middle East: CIA chief – Your Middle East

Brennan, who spoke at an intelligence conference in Washington on Tuesday, was joined by other security officials and industry experts.”When I look at Libya, Syria Source: Military solution ‘impossible’ in parts of Middle East: CIA chief – Your Middle East

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Muslim woman ‘viciously attacked’ outside State Library of Victoria in Melbourne. News Corp provoked hatred

A man has allegedly tried to rip the hijab off a young Muslim woman after tripping and twice punching her in front of the Melbourne State Library. Source: Muslim woman ‘viciously attacked’ outside State Library of Victoria in Melbourne

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Australia: Damning evidence of officials’ involvement in transnational crime uncovered | Amnesty International

  New evidence gathered by Amnesty International suggests that Australia’s maritime border control operations now resemble a lawless venture with evidence of criminal activity, pay-offs to boat crews and abusive treatment of women, men and children seeking asylum. Source: Australia: … Continue reading

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$190 a head: the price of a more humane immigration policy

The actual cost for Australia to have a more humane immigration policy isn’t as high as you might think. Source: $190 a head: the price of a more humane immigration policy

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People-smuggler cash scandal: Indonesian MP calls for Australia to abandon push-back policy

A member of Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s ruling party has called on the Indonesian government to “send a strong protest” after a report found Australian officials paid people smugglers to return to Indonesia. Source: People-smuggler cash scandal: Indonesian MP calls … Continue reading

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Peter Dutton’s attack on Amnesty International draws fire from his own side

Long-serving Liberal MP Philip Ruddock has distanced himself from Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s attack on Amnesty International’s investigation of Australia’s boat turnbacks policy. Source: Peter Dutton’s attack on Amnesty International draws fire from his own side

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Abbott’s refugee policy is our disgrace

The former prime minister needs to be told: Fortress Europe and Fortress Australia are anachronistic, unjust and odious concepts. Source: Abbott’s refugee policy is our disgrace

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Tony Abbott’s ideology laid bare: no compromise, just fight, fight, fight – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Close the borders in the name of decency and compassion – not since George Orwell’s 1984 satire has logic been so twisted. Tony Abbott’s speech in London didn’t tell the real story about Australia. Source: Tony Abbott’s ideology laid bare: … Continue reading

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Rhetoric of Tony Abbott and Tony Blair is morally bereft

How is it a good moral result that Lebanon takes something equivalent to a quarter of its population, while Australia congratulates itself for taking 12,000 people? Source: Rhetoric of Tony Abbott and Tony Blair is morally bereft

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[Video] CONgress Told To Sell Stocks Two Weeks Before 2008 Financial Crash (And Other Kinds of Legalized Fraud)

    They Made Millions of Dollars As They Made Millions Homeless If you thought that the US government could not get any dirtier, think again. Less than two weeks before the financial crisis of 2008, several congress members sold … Continue reading

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National Mosque Open Day: Public welcomed inside Melbourne mosque to quash Islam misconceptions. Will Andrew Bolt Attend

Mosques around Australia will host an ‘open day’ this weekend, in an effort to demystify and destigmatise the meeting places for Muslims. Source: National Mosque Open Day: Public welcomed inside Melbourne mosque to quash Islam misconceptions – ABC News (Australian … Continue reading

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10 Countries That May Not Be Around In 20 Years AnonHQ

  Top Lists created an interesting video, wherein it gives its verdict on which 10 countries may not survive the next two decades. This piece will attempt to examine the validity of its argument. It should be noted that Top … Continue reading

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Julia Gillard: from Australia’s first female prime minister to international superstar | Kristina Keneally | Comment is free | The Guardian

When was the last time you remember a US presidential candidate borrowing the political capital of an Australian prime minister in a campaign ad? Source: Julia Gillard: from Australia’s first female prime minister to international superstar | Kristina Keneally | … Continue reading

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Social cohesion binds Australia stronger than ever even as Tony Abbott came unstuck | David Marr | Australia news | The Guardian

In contrast to the growing hostility towards migrants in Europe, Australia in 2015 remains tolerant, proud and optimistic, according to the latest large-scale study by the Scanlon Foundation Source: Social cohesion binds Australia stronger than ever even as Tony Abbott … Continue reading

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Nick Hanauer: Tax the Rich for a better Economy AnonHQ

If taxes on the rich go up, job creation will go down. It is an argument rarely challenged, but Hanauer insists it’s one that holds the key to the change th Source: Nick Hanauer: Tax the Rich for a better … Continue reading

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CBA’s victims compensation scheme is unfair to clients, whistleblower says

Explosive evidence from a new whistleblower at a hearing in Melbourne leaves senators flabbergasted. Source: CBA’s victims compensation scheme is unfair to clients, whistleblower says

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Political Zombie: Tony Abbott Re-emerges Just In Time For Halloween – New Matilda

Things are getting spooky in the lead-up to October 31, with a former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is haunting the landscape. Source: Political Zombie: Tony Abbott Re-emerges Just In Time For Halloween – New Matilda

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Follow me to safety: Unleashed Tony Abbott turns up the fear in migrant crisis

At the Margaret Thatcher memorial lecture in London on Tuesday night, pre-dinner speaker Tony Abbott performed his usual greatest hits: death cults and immigrant threats. Source: Follow me to safety: Unleashed Tony Abbott turns up the fear in migrant crisis

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‘Dad, why are we here?’: No money, no life and a baby on the way at Nauru

Mohammed’s* daughter doesn’t play with other girls. She sits most days in the family’s hot airless tent, and does not go to school. Source: ‘Dad, why are we here?’: No money, no life and a baby on the way at … Continue reading

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Jewish Extremist Tries To Stab Rabbi Helping Palestinian Farmers Harvest Their Olives [VIDEO] AnonHQ

Jewish Extremist Tries To Stab Rabbi Helping Palestinian Farmers Harvest Their Olives [VIDEO]October 28th, 2015 | by Amando FlavioJewish Extremist Tries To Stab Rabbi Helping Palestinian Farmers Harvest Their Olives [VIDEO]World0The Jewish Voice for Peace has posted a video online … Continue reading

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Sydney more hostile to Muslims, but Australia embraces multiculturalism: survey

Muslims in Sydney are more likely to be targeted by negative public sentiment than in any other Australian city, with Melbourne most positively disposed towards Islam. Source: Sydney more hostile to Muslims, but Australia embraces multiculturalism: survey

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Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Yemen Is Bombed by U.S.-Backed Coalition – Truthdig

Source: Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Yemen Is Bombed by U.S.-Backed Coalition – Truthdig

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Pack my shirtfront, and don’t forget the onions! Tony Abbott goes to Great Britain A tide of humanity is sweeping Europe and only one man can stop them: the recently-deposed Australian prime minister

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Andrew Bolt complains about the news. He’s not Jonathan Pie

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Saudi Arabia executes people over drugs while its princes are caught with tons of drugs at the airport – Salon.com

The Saudi monarchy executes someone over drugs every four days while princes smuggle tons and hold decadent parties Source: Saudi Arabia executes people over drugs while its princes are caught with tons of drugs at the airport – Salon.com

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British academics announce Israeli universities boycott – Your Middle East

The announcement, entitled “A commitment by UK scholars to the rights of Palestinians”, was printed as a full-page advertisement in The Guardian newspaper.The 34 Source: British academics announce Israeli universities boycott – Your Middle East

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Noam Chomsky nails the GOP’s sick priorities: “Don’t do anything — or bomb” – Salon.com

Radical Republicans have successfully pulled America so far right that it’s “a plutocracy with democratic forms” VIDEO Source: Noam Chomsky nails the GOP’s sick priorities: “Don’t do anything — or bomb” – Salon.com

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Fatal Thomastown drive-by shooting that also wounded a child linked to underworld

A drive-by shooting involving a high powered weapon that claimed the life of a 54-year-old father and injured his young child is believed to be connected mounting tensions in Melbourne’s criminal underworld. Source: Fatal Thomastown drive-by shooting that also wounded … Continue reading

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Cheap-labour conservatives – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Several years ago, US blogger Conceptual Guerilla coined a three word slogan that explains right wing ideology very succinctly – “cheap-labour conservatives”. He agrees with Karl Marx that the fortunes of the corporate/capitalist elite depend on keeping the workers “over … Continue reading

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Working class or affluent? Find out where you fit in Australia – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

New research from the ANU shows there are five social classes in Australia. Take our questionnaire to find out where you fit. Source: Working class or affluent? Find out where you fit in Australia – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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MSNBC Apologizes After Accidentally Telling the Truth About Israel

Oops. Source: MSNBC Apologizes After Accidentally Telling the Truth About Israel

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Decline in press freedom prevents reporters from joining Kenny on Nauru | Paul Farrell | Australia news | The Guardian

The Australian’s associate editor is the first journalist in 18 months to gain press access to the island – a goal placed out of reach for most immigration reporters Source: Decline in press freedom prevents reporters from joining Kenny on … Continue reading

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Bjorn Lomborg’s Climate Consensus Project finally bites the dust

The Australian taxpayers’ controversial relationship with climate science contrarian Bjorn Lomborg finally came to an end last week, writes Graham Readfearn. Source: Bjorn Lomborg’s Climate Consensus Project finally bites the dust

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These Charts Show the Hidden Costs of Dirty Energy | Mother Jones

Adding up the price in money—and lives. Source: These Charts Show the Hidden Costs of Dirty Energy | Mother Jones

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This Could Be the Worst Climate Crisis in the World Right Now | Mother Jones

Indonesia’s deforestation nightmare is choking thousands and making climate change worse. Source: This Could Be the Worst Climate Crisis in the World Right Now | Mother Jones

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Memories of violence: Forbidden, not forgotten

Why isn’t it possible to mark the 50th anniversary of a brutal violent phase in Indonesia with open public discussion of Indonesian views about the past? Source: Memories of violence: Forbidden, not forgotten

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Marine biologists discover rubbish haul in stomach of dead whale in Taiwan – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Taiwanese marine biologists discover a mass of plastic bags and fishing net in the stomach of a dead whale. Source: Marine biologists discover rubbish haul in stomach of dead whale in Taiwan – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Tea Party Support Falls To A New Low

Only 17 percent of Americans polled say they support the movement. Source: Tea Party Support Falls To A New Low

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The Billionaires Bankrolling the Tea Party – The New York Times

The Koch brothers and Rupert Murdoch have self-interested agendas that go well beyond the interests of those who carry their banners. Source: The Billionaires Bankrolling the Tea Party – The New York Times

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Forum: How can Palestinians legally fight occupation? – Al Jazeera English

Experts say the question is not about Palestine’s right to resist, but about holding Israel accountable for its crimes. Source: Forum: How can Palestinians legally fight occupation? – Al Jazeera English

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Israel ‘using excessive force’ on Palestinian children – Al Jazeera English

Israel violates international law by killing Palestinian children during the latest unrest, say rights groups. Source: Israel ‘using excessive force’ on Palestinian children – Al Jazeera English

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Did Israel plant a knife on a dead Palestinian? – Al Jazeera English

Palestinian activists say video shows soldier placing knife next to Hebron teenager killed by a settler. Source: Did Israel plant a knife on a dead Palestinian? – Al Jazeera English

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Jewish Defense League mob attacks Paris journalists | The Electronic Intifada

The extremist pro-Israel group, still not banned in France, assaulted a BuzzFeed reporter during an attempted storming of the AFP offices. Source: Jewish Defense League mob attacks Paris journalists | The Electronic Intifada

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Analysis: Why Israel wants a religious war over Al-Aqsa – Al Jazeera English

The struggle over Al-Aqsa Mosque is a colonial and not a religious one, Palestinian experts say. Source: Analysis: Why Israel wants a religious war over Al-Aqsa – Al Jazeera English

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Weather Channel Warns Viewers That Heavy Rain Can Cause Flooding

ATLANTA – (CT&P) – Anchors on The Weather Channel warned viewers in Texas and the southeast this morning that large quantities of water falling from the sky could possibly cause flooding. Weather Channel anchor Sam Champion, anchor of the hit … Continue reading

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