Daily Archives: November 16, 2013

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Refugee Convergence

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) By bus, car, plane and bicycle the people who will not be silent are converging on Canberra on Monday, 18 November. … Continue reading

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The Great Money-Trick

Now. I am a Capitalist. And all these raw materials belong to me. Don’t matter for now how I got hold of them, or whether I have any right to them. Fact is that all the raw materials are now … Continue reading

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Barwick and Kerr

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https://vimeo.com/66019623 A revival of interest in the dismissal of the Whitlam government on 11 November 1975 is focusing on who advised the Governor-General, Sir John Kerr. The role of the Chief Justice of the High Court, Sir Garfield Barwick, has … Continue reading

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Peace, tourism and political games in Kashmir

While praise is heaped on tourism, its actual contribution to Kashmir’s economy is unknown [Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera  – Opinion – Al Jazeera English] For a second summer in a row, the Indian establishment and media are agog with Kashmir’s bumper … Continue reading