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Trump Lied About Immigrant Crime and Terror Attack on Sweden That Never Happened – Juan Cole – Truthdig

It is clear that the president and his advisers despise Sweden and Germany for sheltering more than their fair share of refugees since the crisis began. Source: Trump Lied About Immigrant Crime and Terror Attack on Sweden That Never Happened … Continue reading

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Chief Justice Kiefel’s role in failing victims of bank malpractice — Part 2

Dr Evan Jones continues his investigation into Susan Kiefel’s failure to deliver justice to victims of bank malpractice. Source: Chief Justice Kiefel’s role in failing victims of bank malpractice — Part 2

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Victorians are most anxious about crime

Victorians are more anxious about crime than any other state. Source: Victorians are most anxious about crime

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Can we separate scholars from their crimes? – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Events in the US are reviving a thorny ethical debate: should the research of intellectuals found guilty of serious crimes be assigned to the academic junk pile? Source: Can we separate scholars from their crimes? – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting … Continue reading

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To Israel, being “from Gaza” is a crime | The Electronic Intifada

Israel denied me access to my own country. Source: To Israel, being “from Gaza” is a crime | The Electronic Intifada

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How Americans Hate: 8-fold increase in Islamophobic Crime since 2000 | Informed Comment

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Congress passed the Hate Crime Statistics Act in 1990, and since … Source: How Americans Hate: 8-fold increase in Islamophobic Crime since 2000 | Informed Comment

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Police brutality and homelessness collide in aftermath of San Francisco killing | US news | The Guardian

The story of Luis Gongora, shot dead by police this week, reflects city’s twin crises and raises alarming questions about the official and witness accounts of the shooting Source: Police brutality and homelessness collide in aftermath of San Francisco killing … Continue reading

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‘They can’t even feed their children breakfast’: Radical rethink of public transport fines urged| When Poverty is a Crime

A new report to be released on Tuesday urges a radical rethink of the Victorian public transport system for young people. Source: ‘They can’t even feed their children breakfast’: Radical rethink of public transport fines urged

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Bank hold-ups to be certified A-OK? (Part 3)

Dr Evan Jones continues his six-part analysis on the series of parliamentary inquiries into systemic bank corruption as the victims of fraudulent foreclosures continue to wait for justice. Source: Bank hold-ups to be certified A-OK? (Part 3)

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American student Otto Warmbier sentenced to 15 years hard labour in North Korea

North Korea sentenced a US college student to 15 years hard labour for what it called crimes against the country, China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday. Source: American student Otto Warmbier sentenced to 15 years hard labour in North … Continue reading

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Busting some myths about asylum seekers and refugees

People seeking asylum who are living in our communities are 45 times less likely to commit crimes than the local population. Source: Busting some myths about asylum seekers and refugees

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Banks and utilities are grooming us to be easy targets for cyber criminals

No company should be risking customer security by calling people and asking for their personal details over the phone. Source: Banks and utilities are grooming us to be easy targets for cyber criminals

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CommInsure: When is enough, enough?

When is enough, enough? In the past few years Commonwealth Bank has been engulfed in scandal after scandal yet nobody seems to have been made accountable. Source: CommInsure: When is enough, enough?

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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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The Church of Scientology – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

American journalist Tony Ortega talks about the perils of reporting on the secretive group. Source: The Church of Scientology – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Federal government asks Australian Federal Police to find Nauru whistleblowers | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

The federal government called in the Australian Federal Police to investigate information leaks from the Nauru detention camp six times in as many months, prompting claims it is pursuing whistleblowers instead of those who allegedly assaulted and raped asylum seekers. … Continue reading

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Volkswagens Pre-Fitted With Pretentious Wankers, Company Admits

By The Shovel on September 25, 2015 There was further strife today for Volkswagen after the carmaker admitted its range of Polos have been pre-installed with pretentious wankers.

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Weaponized Drones For Law Enforcement Now Legal In North Dakota – Forbes

(Ferenstein Wire) – Drones can now legally fight criminals in the United States with non-lethal weapons thanks to a recently amended bill in North Dakota. The law’s author, Representative Rick Becker, originally wanted to require police to secure a warrant for drone surveillance. … Continue reading

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South Africa: Escaping gangland through Islam. Andrew Bolt talks of conversion to Islam as a crime worse than remaining a Christian criminal.

South Africa: Escaping gangland through Islam – Al Jazeera English.

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Tony Abbott has a Protected Right

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The Murdoch mafia unwinds

The Murdoch mafia unwinds.

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Gang-rape victim Katrina Keshishian launches campaign to recover compensation lost in budget cuts.

A gang-rape victim has been denied more than half her victim-of-crime compensation because the law was changed retrospectively during the six years it took to process her claim. Katrina Keshishian, who was raped by three men at Windsor in Sydney’s … Continue reading

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