Daily Archives: July 24, 2014


Friendly Neighbourhood Fascist: Shinzo Abe

When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe addressed the Australian parliament on July 7 (2014) it was as if its members were welcoming a Neo-Nazi who had become Chancellor of Germany. Abe worships his maternal grandfather, Nobusuke Kishi , who had … Continue reading


Foco Nuevo in August

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  FOCO NUEVO IN AUGUST Another sure antidote if you’re feeling the cold; this month Foco Nuevo’s guests will be Orsino’s Safari and Clare Quinn! Orsino’s Safari: an adventure through music, where the prize outweighs the risks, and the journey … Continue reading


More on Marx from H McQueen

Word by word.doc Translator’s Preface.doc Definitions.doc


Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children

OFFICIAL PUBLIC LAUNCH 1:45pm for 2pm launch Saturday, 6 September On the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral. We will all wear purple scarves. If you already have one, please wear it. If not, don’t worry, we will provide! Please also … Continue reading


Heart of Gold

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Friends Neil Young is a favourite of nearly all music lovers in the way that so very few artists are. From his mellow acoustic modes and haunting vocals to the full ragged blast of Crazy Horse, Neil has been doing … Continue reading


Terrible sadness at the MITA tonight

Terrible sadness at the MITA tonight. A stateless Rohingya family with three children are to be sent back to Christmas Island tomorrow morning. > The children have just started school in Melbourne- no school on Christmas for camp kids. > … Continue reading


Coal dust ‘spread across Barrier Reef’

Coal dust has spread throughout the Great Barrier Reef and exceeds toxic levels near the shore, a Senate inquiry has heard. Senators are touring Queensland this week to examine how the Australian and Queensland governments manage the reef, as UNESCO … Continue reading