Monthly Archives: September 2019

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Murder in Baghdad

The video—excerpts of running footage captured by a camera mounted on the Apache—depicts soldiers conducting an operation in eastern Baghdad, not long after the surge began. Using the Freedom of Information Act, Reuters has sought for three years to obtain … Continue reading

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Garlic grower jailed

Can’t see anyone stepping forward to fill the role as head of the Australian Garlic Industry Association …                  __oOo__ A Tasmanian woman who put Australia’s agricultural sector at risk by illegally importing garlic bulbs marked as “office supplies” to … Continue reading

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American Factory

American workers use nationalism against Chinese workers. Result: defeat. Whatever happened to ‘workers of all countries unite’! Trailer: “Cultures collide. Hope survives. When a Chinese billionaire re-opens a factory and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans, early days of hope and … Continue reading

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Cruelty

This Paradigm Shift (4ZZZ fm102.1 Fridays at noon) tells the story of the cruel detention and deportation of a Tamil family who had already been settled in the country town of Queensland called Biloela. It shows the lengths to which … Continue reading

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Foco Nuevo tonight!

From the jungles of Borneo, fresh from the Big Ride for Palestine, Jumping Fences perform with two other bands at Kurilpa Hall tonight … Friday 6 Sept 2019 … REMINDER TONIGHT!Foco Nuevo in SeptemberFriday, 6th September, 2019Doors open 7.00 pm Music … Continue reading

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Is Boris Kaput?

Can the Privy Council dissolve the UK parliament? The President of the Privy Council is Jacob Rees-Mogg (a catholic) and is likely to be trying to get the Council members to advise Her Majesty to prorogue the parliament. Her Majesty … Continue reading

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A Moratorium Vibe?

“In the naked light I saw … a thousand people, maybe moreSilence like a cancer grows ” – Simon & Garfunkel I have been at all but one of the climate change events since late last year. I have seen … Continue reading

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Jonno Sri’s campaign for the Gabba

This Saturday arvo from 4pm, we’re holding a campaign intro session at Turnstyle (10 Laura St, Highgate Hill), where we talk about our goals for the coming council election campaign and explain how you can get involved. We’ll also unpack … Continue reading

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International Day of Action for West Papua

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West Papuans are currently engaged in a full-scale, nationwide, nonviolent insurrection. The uprising was sparked by a racist attack on West Papuan students by Indonesian police, military and an Indonesian mob, in the Indonesian city of Surabaya. Outrage quickly spread … Continue reading

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2020 Council Elections

Local government is where the Left should be at because that is where services are delivered to ordinary people. – Editor __oOo__ Do you live in Teneriffe, Bowen Hills, New Farm, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane CBD or the south side of … Continue reading

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Schonell Theatre recommended for heritage listing

The Department of Environment and Science has given notice that the Schonell Theatre be placed in the Queensland Heritage Register as a State Heritage Place. Facts on the groundHowever Arts & Heritage have knocked back submissions claiming that Queensland Union … Continue reading

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The Big Ride for Palestine 2019 in pictures

In early spring 2019, twenty-five riders and eight supporters set out on 160 km journey from Brisbane to Brunswick Heads to raise awareness about Palestine and to raise money for an agricultural project sponsored by union aid abroad APHEDA. Lachlan … Continue reading

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From the grass roots

The person being arrested with a smile is John Pitt who later fought against logging in Terania Creek in the 1980s along with others. They were successful with Neville Wran declaring Terania Creek a National park long before ‘Save the … Continue reading