Australia's possible dual British citizen PM Tony Abbott today described Australia as “nothing but bush” before the arrival of the First Fleet. First Nations’ representative Natalie Cromb responds.
The meteoric rise to power of Barack Obama in 2008 was propelled by one of the greatest demagogic US Presidential campaigns of all time: To millions of young Americans, he promised to end the US wars in the Middle East. To millions of working and middle class voters, he promised to end the economic crisis by confronting Wall Street.
Suppose you’re in the supermarket shopping for groceries. While you’re strolling the aisle with your cart, a shadowy figure looms over your shoulder and changes the prices on the items you want to buy before you get a chance to pick them up.
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More Australian companies are facing an online backlash over halal-certified products in an organised attack by a network of Islamophobic groups on social media.
The latest proposal for Westconnex is nothing more than a tunnel to a traffic jam.
The Russian Front
With apologies to Gibert and Sullivan
To enter the lost city, go through me.
Through me you go to meet a suffering
Gus: All in all, it is an awful way for a social construct to be mainly based on "economic" factors as the world is presently poised. Economic factors rely mostly on greed, god (beliefs) and guns — and are no way to run the world. All they do is encourage greed, psychopathy and hypocrisy to flourish in people's relationships. Ugly.