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Questionnaire on political issues in Australia

Norm Sanders

Multi-guess questions on political issues.

The main issues covered in this questionnaire are the Environment, the Economy, and Social Justice.

  1. This is aboriginal land — True/False?
  2. The Australian newspaper has been waging a campaign to stop the re-election of the ALP government federally. — True/False?

    The Australian is also attacking the Greens. Why?

  3. Because the greens support a price on carbon. — True/False?

    Why is Murdoch throwing all his resources against the Greens?

  4. The Greens are the key to the re-election of Labor. — True/False?

    Murdoch does not want a price on carbon. Why?

  5. Because the price of oil is going up. — True/False?

    How?

  6. Because of environmental damage in the Mexican Gulf and because of the revolt on the Arab street. — True/False?

    Who does Murdoch support?

  7. Israel, the US and its allies (including Australia). — True/False?

    Which economies stand to suffer most as a result of the doubling of the price of oil?

  8. The USA and the advanced European economies. — True/False?

    Which countries are bombing Libya in 2011?

  9. The USA and the advanced European economies. — True/False?
    Mass Murdoch is thrashing the Greens with the help of some loose cannons from the Greens – — True/False?

    Who are they?

  10. Norm Sanders (retired green senator) and Drew Hutton (co-founder of the Greens). — True/False?

    Why does Norm Sanders object to social justice people being in the Greens?

  11. Because Norm thinks social justice groups were never on the barricades on the environment. — True/False?

    What groups have been on the barricades over Uranium mining, export and nuclear power?

  12. Unions and democratic rights groups in Qld. — True/False?
  13. Post Fukashima is nuclear power safe? — True/False?

    Who supports mining & export of Uranium in Australia?

  14. The ALP. — True/False?
  15. The Greens. — True/False?
  16. The Australian Workers Union (AWU). — True/False?
  17. The Construction Forestry Mining Engineering (CFMEU) Union — True/False
  18. Is the AWU affiliated with the ALP? — True/False?Why does Drew Hutton want the Greens to give up on the Boycott Divestments & Sanctions campaign of Israel?
  19. Drew Hutton thinks the Greens are a single issue environmental party — True/False?
  20. Is the AWU affiliated with the ALP? — True/False?

    What kind of political party are the Greens?

  21. A social justice and environmental political party? — True/False?
  22. Was Drew Hutton ever arrested hugging a tree? — True/False?
  23. Was Drew Hutton arrested hugging a tree in the Queen Street mall in Brisbane? — True/False?

    When and where?

  24. 27 May 1982 in the Queen Street Mall in Brisbane — True/False?
  25. Was the issue democratic rights in Qld. — True/False?

    What has free speech got to do with the environment?

  26. Free speech enables people who wish to save the environment to overcome the lies of the Murdoch Press about global warming. — True/False?
  27. Does Drew Hutton see the environment as the most important social issue of our time. — True/False?

    What political/community organisations have split over Palestine?

  28. The Greens. — True/False?
  29. Community Radio 3CR in Melbourne in the 1970s. — True/False?
  30. The Communist Party of Australia. — True/False?
  31. The Australian Labor Party. — True/False?

    Why?

  32. Because the Murdoch press has always been effective at spreading Israeli propaganda? — True/False?
  33. Has Murdoch been effective at spreading Israeli propaganda since the Israel’s Assault on Gaza? — True/False?

    What report stopped the spread of lies about the Israeli assault on Gaza?

  34. The Goldstone Report. — True/False?

    What did Richard Goldstone say?

  35. Israel was guilty of war crimes because it attacked civilians in Gaza as a matter of policy. — True/False
  36. Did Goldstone retract on this finding? — True/False?
  37. Do the Australian Greens support the pulling down of the Israeli apartheid wall in Palestine? — True/False? If so where is this published? Here
  38. Is the Australian trying to set up the Greens? — True/False?
  39. Did Sanders & Hutton confer prior to their interviews with the Australian? — True/False?
  40. Why do Greens like Hutton, Sanders & Brown continue play the game with The Australian?
  41. Drew Hutton has left the Greens to speak on Behalf of Friends of the Earth? — True/False?
  42. Why?
  43. Drew Hutton

  44. Greens member at polling booth during 2010 federal election said Drew is the ‘old warhorse of Greens’ but ‘Larissa is more attractive’? — True/False?
  45. Larissa Waters, Greens senator-elect for Qld

Questionnaire compiled by Ian Curr.

There are no correct answers. If you wish you can make your own guesses and enter them below in the comments section. The entry with the best guesses wins a DVD of the Sci Fi classic The Blade Runner.

Hints:
Founding fathers turn on urban Greens

Brown backs arms export ban

Ian Curr
8 April 2011

Norm Sanders

Multi-guess questions on political issues

The main issues covered in this questionnaire are the Environment, the Economy, and Social Justice.

  1. This is aboriginal land — True/False?
  2. The Australian newspaper has been waging a campaign to stop the re-election of the ALP government federally. — True/False?

The Australian is also attacking the Greens. Why?

  1. Because the greens support a price on carbon. — True/False?

Why is Murdoch throwing all his resources against the Greens?

  1. The Greens are the key to the re-election of Labor. — True/False?

Murdoch does not want a price on carbon. Why?

  1. Because the price of oil is growing up. — True/False?

How?

  1. Because of environmental damage in the Mexican Gulf and because of the revolt on the Arab street. — True/False?

Who does Murdoch support?

  1. Israel, the US and its allies (including Australia). — True/False?

Which economies stand to suffer most as a result of the doubling of the price of oil?

  1. The USA and the advanced European economies. — True/False?

Which countries are bombing Libya in 2011?

  1. The USA and the advanced European economies. — True/False?

Mass Murdoch is thrashing the Greens with the help of some loose cannons from the Greens – — True/False?

Who are they?

  1. Norm Sanders (retired green senator) and Drew Hutton (co-founder of the Greens). — True/False?

Why does Norm Sanders object to social justice people being in the Greens?

  1. Because Norm thinks social justice groups were never on the barricades on the environment. — True/False?

What groups have been on the barricades over Uranium mining, export and nuclear power?

  1. Unions and democratic rights groups in Qld. — True/False?
  2. Post Fukashima is nuclear power safe? — True/False?

Who supports mining & export of Uranium in Australia?

  1. The ALP. — True/False?
  2. The Greens. — True/False?
  3. The Australian Workers Union (AWU). — True/False?
  4. The Construction Forestry Mining Engineering (CFMEU) Union — True/False
  5. Is the AWU affiliated with the ALP? — True/False?

Why does Drew Hutton want the Greens to give up on the Boycott Divestments & Sanctions campaign of Israel?

  1. Drew Hutton thinks the Greens are a single issue environmental party — True/False?

20. Is the AWU affiliated with the ALP? — True/False?

What kind of political party are the Greens?

  1. A social justice and environmental political party? — True/False?
  2. Was Drew Hutton ever arrested hugging a tree? — True/False?
  3. Was Drew Hutton arrested hugging a tree in the Queen Street mall in Brisbane? — True/False?

When and where?

  1. 27 May 1982 in the Queen Street Mall in Brisbane — True/False?
  2. Was the issue democratic rights in Qld. — True/False?

What has free speech got to do with the environment?

  1. Free speech enables people who wish to save the environment to overcome the lies of the Murdoch Press about global warming. — True/False?
  2. Does Drew Hutton see the environment as the most important social issue of our time? — True/False?

What political/community organisations have split over Palestine?

  1. The Greens. — True/False?
  2. Community Radio 3CR in Melbourne in the 1970s. — True/False?
  3. The Communist Party of Australia. — True/False?
  4. The Australian Labor Party. — True/False?

Why?

  1. Because the Murdoch press has always been effective at spreading Israeli propaganda? — True/False?
  2. Has Murdoch been effective at spreading Israeli propaganda since the Israel’s Assault on Gaza? — True/False?

What report stopped the spread of lies about the Israeli assault on Gaza?

  1. The Goldstone Report. — True/False?

What did Richard Goldstone say?

  1. Israel was guilty of war crimes because it attacked civilians in Gaza as a matter of policy. — True/False
  2. Did Goldstone retract on this finding? — True/False?
  3. Do the Australian Greens support the pulling down of the Israeli apartheid wall in Palestine? — True/False? If so where is this published? Here
  4. Is the Australian trying to set up the Greens? — True/False?
  5. Did Sanders & Hutton confer prior to their interviews with the Australian? — True/False?
  6. Why do Greens like Hutton, Sanders & Brown continue play the game with The Australian?
  7. Drew Hutton has left the Greens to speak on Behalf of Friends of the Earth? — True/False?
  8. Why?

Drew Hutton

  1. Greens member at polling booth during 2010 federal election said Drew is the ‘old warhorse of Greens’ but ‘Larissa is more attractive’? — True/False?

Larissa Waters, Greens senator-elect for Qld

Questionnaire compiled by Ian Curr.

There are no correct answers. If you wish you can make your own guesses and enter them below in the comments section. The entry with the best guesses wins a DVD of the Sci Fi classic The Blade Runner.

Hints:
Founding fathers turn on urban Greens

Brown backs arms export ban

Ian Curr
8 April 2011

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