Tag: People

Noam Chomsky: Average People Still Have the Power to Stop Wars

Noam Chomsky talks to Jacobin about why the US withdrawal from Afghanistan won’t change US imperialism, the many war crimes of George W. Bush, and why he still believes in average people’s ability to push back against the war machine.

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The Liberal Government doesn’t care if you die

The Liberal Government has a new tactic in the effort to reopen our country — convincing the public that COVID-19 deaths aren’t a big deal, writes Dr Jennifer Wilson. NEW SOUTH WALES PREMIER Gladys Berejiklian has mastered the challenging technique of announcing COVID-19 case numbers and deaths in a manner so upbeat it verges on jollity.

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Morrison’s twisted logic on the sports rort is perfectly Trumpian but no surprise | Greg Jericho | Australia news | The Guardian

Morrison and Trump

Any notion of power for the Common Good has been tossed. (ODT)

The cynical logic goes like this: it’s in the country’s interest that you stay in power, so any means to achieve that end is justified

via Morrison’s twisted logic on the sports rort is perfectly Trumpian but no surprise | Greg Jericho | Australia news | The Guardian

The World’s Most Powerful People 2016 | Forbes

There are nearly 7.4 billion humans on planet Earth, but these 20 men and women make the world turn. Forbes’ annual ranking of the World’s Most Powerful People identifies one person out of every 100 million whose actions mean the most.To compile the list, we considered hundreds of candidates fro

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Wars displace record 40.8 million people in the world, report shows – Your Middle East

“This is the highest figure ever recorded and twice the number of refugees worldwide,” said Jan Egeland, head of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), co-authors of

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