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It's our economy, stupid!

If the G20 think they can quietly stitch up the world's economy on April 2 they better think again. Protest is mounting, with a massive demonstration planned to coincide with their meeting.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The uprising against Night Class Cuts

On Saturday 12th September, communities nationwide will protest the government decision to cut funding for night classes through schools. The decision by the government to cut 80% funding to school based ACE in 2010 has met widespread criticism with all funding withdrawn and 20% (approximately $3 million) “reinvested” into Numeracy, Literacy, Foundation skills and Sign language – schools are required to compete for funding.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Take my word for it

Mainstream Western media often distorts reality when it comes to reporting the Israel-Palestine conflict. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Franny Armstrong

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  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Get plucked!

As she scanned my overgrown eyebrows, tweezers in hand, the beauticianberated me for my laziness. ‘You should have come back here weeks ago.You’ve left it too long, and now it’s going to hurt.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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G7 plus 13: lucky for some

What's missing is not money but democracy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another gun, another death, another unhappy new year

It’s not just in the US that gun control laws are failing the people. Iris Gonzales reports from the Philippines on the tragic death of a seven-year-old.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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I am sick of my anti-terrorism kit

Watching the same old circus act play out at Dubai International Airport passport control is enough to make Azad Essa want to scream.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma’s referendum among ruins

I’ve been reading today’s edition of propaganda rag The New Light of Myanmar. Normally all the railing against ‘foreign stooges’ and exhortations to ‘national duty’ (iefollowing the diktats of the ruling generals) is good for a cynicalchuckle. But, as the song goes, that joke isn’t funny anymore.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Autumn cannibalism

A recent farewell letter by famed hedge fund manager Andrew Lahde, gives an interesting insider’s perpsective into the financial crisis. Lahde’s fund, Santa Monica-based Ladhe Capital, made headlines when it produced over 1000% returns for its investors in 2007. How did it achieve this? By betting on the sub-prime mortgage market.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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