This was glaringly apparent during the election campaign and final outcome in the United Kingdom. Jeremy Corbyn was mercilessly savaged and smeared relentlessly. Phrases such as ‘being dirty’, ‘scruffy’, a ‘dangerous Marxist’, and even an ‘IRA terrorist sympathizer’ were used.. Rich words coming from the press when Theresa May is now in bed with a little known terrorist group from Ireland. Of course, media won`t talk about this though! That narrative is not for public ears!
Source: Media’s fatal gambit – » The Australian Independent Media Network
A Melbourne woman bound for a holiday in the United States claims she was strip-searched, locked up in a federal prison and sent back to Australia by border officials.
Source: Australian woman ‘strip-searched and jailed’ in Hawaii after US border checks
Offshore oil and gas regulator says there was a 10,500-litre spill in April 2016 but refuses to reveal where it occurred or company responsible
Source: Australian oil well leaked into ocean for months – but spill kept secret | Environment | The Guardian
A survey of executives in high-emitting industries such as mining and electricity generation suggests they are not engaging with the government’s flagship policy to cut greenhouse emissions.
Source: Australia’s biggest emitters opt to ‘wait and see’ over Emissions Reduction Fund
Notorious US white supremacist Mike Enoch has announced plans to visit Australia for an alt-right conference.
Source: White supremacist leader Mike Enoch to visit Australia
On Anzac Day, at the airport, everywhere: the levels of vitriol in our personal and public lives need to be called out. It’s just not a clever way to talk to each other
Source: Australians are among the luckiest people on earth. What are we so angry about? | Brigid Delaney’s diary | Opinion | The Guardian
Government stakes a giant ‘Keep Out’ sign on Australia’s front lawn based on outdated shtick.
Source: 457 visas: They’re staking a giant ‘Keep Out’ sign on Australia’s front lawn
Media Matters, in partnership with global activism group Avaaz, submitted a report to U.K.’s chief broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, detailing the risks Rupert Murdoch’s desired takeover of British satellite broadcasting company Sky poses to British broadcasting standards. On March 16, U.K. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley had referred Murdoch’s take
Source: Murdoch Takeover Of Sky Would Undermine British Broadcasting Standards, Joint Report Shows
Nearly 90 percent of Queensland is in drought; meanwhile severe storms linger across parts of New South Wales.
Source: Eastern Australia hit by drought and floods | News | Al Jazeera
In facing up to racism, we need to deal with Australia’s structural racism as well as individual prejudices.
Source: Is Australia racist?