Daily Archives: July 23, 2016



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How Wall Street is choking our economy and how to fix it A couple of weeks ago, a poll conducted by the Harvard Institute of Politics found something startling: only 19% of Americans ages 18 to 29 identified themselves as … Continue reading

Hymba Yumba: sacking John Davis

Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift 4zzz fm 102.1 Friday 22 July at noon.

This is a show about land developers and education, about top down versus grassroots, about lore versus law.

At first it is difficult to see any connection between Maha Sinnathamby, a high wealth individual, who built a town an hour west of Brisbane and aboriginal education.

Such a connection exists at Springfield.

Hymba Yumba stands for Listening and Learning Place.

Key interview is with Lucy Davis, a sister of sacked principal John Davis. Hymba Yumba is a unique school.

The show is divided into several parts:

  1. Intro which discusses the concept behind Springfield with education as its focus.
  2. Speech by Maha Sinnathamby (developer) at a fundraising ceremony for the school, making a pitch to those he calls the ‘influential people’ – judges, ministers, directors-general,  aboriginal elders and educators.
  3. Uncle Albert Holt gives a brief description of his hopes for the…

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Australia Peace actions

Close US Base Pine Gap and all Australian US bases. Protest at Pine Gap US base in the Northern Territory. Last week September and attend the National IPAN Conference 1st October 2016 Alice Springs. Please distribute http://www.ipan.org.au/#/ Please send messages … Continue reading


Cleaning up after the miners: are you OK with footing the bill?

CLEANING UP AFTER THE MINERS: Are you OK with footing the bill? THURSDAY 18 AUGUST, BRISBANE Texas Silver mine. Queensland Nickel. And now possibly even Rio Tinto’s Blair Athol. How do we make sure mining companies pay to properly rehabilitate … Continue reading