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White, Male, Billionaire ‘Outsider’ Candidate Elected President, In Big Middle Finger To Establishment

By The Shovel on November 10, 2016 Americans have sent the strongest possible message to the nation’s establishment, electing a 70 year-old rich white man from New York. “We really showed them,” one Republican voter said today. “Those elites with … Continue reading

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Is The Donald actually working for Hillary? – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Conspiracy theories about Drumpf abound, some serious, some satirical… like this one? Source: Is The Donald actually working for Hillary? – » The Australian Independent Media Network

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US election: The debate that stopped a nation leaves voters torn between Clinton and Trump – US election 2016 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Millions of viewers across the United States and beyond tuned into the first Presidential debate, smashing ratings records and sending Monday night bar sales soaring. Source: US election: The debate that stopped a nation leaves voters torn between Clinton and … Continue reading

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The campaign minute 2016 | US news | The Guardian

Everything you need to know from the campaign trail today. Sign up here Source: The campaign minute 2016 | US news | The Guardian

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The three markers that could decide the US election – The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The Orlando massacre will impact on the US election and how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton approach it. Terrorism, gun control and unity will be important issues in the race for the White House. Source: The three markers that could … Continue reading

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Why has climate change disappeared from the Australian election radar?

It is looking ever-more likely that climate change is to be placed way down the order of business – at least for the major parties. Source: Why has climate change disappeared from the Australian election radar?

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Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton: The most lopsided US election race in the modern era begins | US elections | News | The Independent

Donald Trump was the runaway winner in the Indiana primary, as expected. Polls, and the demographics of the state, had suggested as much. And as usual during this election, they’ve been proven right. Source: Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton: The … Continue reading

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GetUp raises ghost of Abbott past with campaign against hard right Liberal MPs | Australia news | The Guardian

GetUp’s grassroots campaign is gunning for the Coalition conservatives it says are ‘holding back progress’ Source: GetUp raises ghost of Abbott past with campaign against hard right Liberal MPs | Australia news | The Guardian

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Inequality will be a hot button election issue – » The Australian Independent Media Network

By Ad astra ‘Inequality’ is a term used by economists. Joseph Stiglitz has been writing for years about its damaging effect. His book: The Price of Inequality is a classic. More recently, Thomas Piketty entered the arena with his Capital … Continue reading

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Banking royal commission: Turnbull’s budget policy responds to Labor’s agenda

Increasing inequality has allowed Labor to start doing something it hasn’t done for decades – articulate a worldview. Source: Banking royal commission: Turnbull’s budget policy responds to Labor’s agenda

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Labor can win the next election on tax reform – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Before the last election Tony Abbott, like John Howard before him, promised there would be no change to the GST.  Joe Hockey and Andrew Robb reiterated that promise in their final update on election commitments published on September 5, 2013. … Continue reading

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Incoming…! – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Illustration by Simon Kneebone For those watching closely this week, Rupert Murdoch’s tweets clearly signposted how the political scenario is likely to unfold over the next six months. There will be a snap election. The trigger for this will arise from either … Continue reading

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A Newspoll survey predicts a 10 per cent swing against the Abbott Government and the Sydney Morning Herald quoted a senior MP who says Abbott will go if Canning is lost.

The Sleepy Rural Electorate That Could Topple The PM Latest Newspoll puts Coalition’s margin in the formerly safe seat held by Don Randall at just 51%-49% in two-party-preferred terms Liberal MP Don Randall, who died of a heart attack in … Continue reading

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A tax-cut election? Income tax cuts look likely to emerge as a key election issue. Gareth Hutchens explains the difficulties and the implications.

The $25b question Joe Hockey won’t answer

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Penalty rates rollback could swing federal election

Penalty rates rollback could swing federal election.

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Koch brothers’ humiliating secret: Why even their billions can’t save the GOP from self-destruction – Salon.com

Koch brothers’ humiliating secret: Why even their billions can’t save the GOP from self-destruction – Salon.com.

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‘HSBC’s threat to leave UK a strategic ploy to keep Labour out of power’ – whistleblower — RT UK

‘HSBC’s threat to leave UK a strategic ploy to keep Labour out of power’ – whistleblower — RT UK.

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The Liberals Seem A Little Confused, But I Guess That’s Because They Are… – » The Australian Independent Media Network

The Liberals Seem A Little Confused, But I Guess That’s Because They Are… – » The Australian Independent Media Network.

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NSW election: this state is full of wasps and weird birds and why won’t they leave me alone? Another month, another election. Are the citizens of NSW angrier about having their sandwiches stolen in a park, or privatisation? Only time will tell

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Liberals march on Poleland

  Liberals march on Poleland.

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God I love Australians : Kay Lee says it all. For the second time in my life I got angry about politics the first was when I knew “It’s Time”

We are an apathetic bunch who would rather watch sport than talk politics.  We would rather have a barbie than a bi-election.  We would rather go to the beach than the polling booth.  But push us too far and bear … Continue reading

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Here we Joh again! ‘Tactical liar’ set to replace Newman as Qld Premier

Here we Joh again! ‘Tactical liar’ set to replace Newman as Qld Premier.

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Newman ‘lied to me’: Alan Jones weighs into Queensland’s election

Newman ‘lied to me’: Alan Jones weighs into Queensland’s election.

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