Category: Systemic Discord

PET Project: petrochemical giants exploit recycling to ramp up plastics production – Michael West

Drowning in plastics

Australians do the right thing each week by separating recyclables into colour-coded wheelie bins, yet most of it is destined for landfill. Luke Stacey investigates the secret agenda of the plastics industry: promoting recycling in order to ramp up production of virgin plastic.

Source: PET Project: petrochemical giants exploit recycling to ramp up plastics production – Michael West

How Trump gave $1 bn allocated for Masks for Troops, Families, to Arms Firms Instead

As the pandemic continues to claim lives across the country, new information keeps coming out about how the Trump administration has made it harder for Americans to protect themselves.

How Trump gave $1 bn allocated for Masks for Troops, Families, to Arms Firms Instead

Victoria hotel quarantine inquiry: systemic issues more urgent than individual blame | Australia news | The Guardian

Daniel Andrews and Jenny Mikakos

Will this finally shut O’Brien up no way!

We have learned a lot from the judicial inquiry into hotel quarantine in Victoria, and the lessons should not be obscured by the fact that the failures were systemic and cultural, rather than the result of people acting corruptly or in bad faith.

Victoria hotel quarantine inquiry: systemic issues more urgent than individual blame | Australia news | The Guardian