Articles tagged ‘Social Justice’.

Back to the future: revisiting the treatment of child asylum seekers
By Louise Newman, Monash University The 1,000-plus children currently detained in immigration detention facilities in Australia and Nauru are at risk ...
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Naomi Klein: How Science is Telling Us All To Revolt
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Is our relentless quest for economic growth killing the planet? Climate scientists have seen the data – and they are coming to some incendiary concl...
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Stop, Premier Napthine …
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Ten Victorian paramedics have committed suicide in the last five years. Many others experience devastating mental trauma after being the first on the ...
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Tarrengower Prison donates bikes to Sudanese community
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By Kellie Jackson Tarrengower Prison yesterday presented nine reconditioned bicycles  to the Castlemaine Sudanese community. The Free Wheeling Projec...
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A deafening silence: the media’s response to asylum secrecy
By Denis Muller, University of Melbourne It is remarkable how complacent Australia’s media has been in response to the federal government’s brazen...
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How the World Health Organization covered up Iraq’s nuclear nightmare
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Ex-UN, WHO officials reveal political interference to suppress scientific evidence of postwar environmental health catastrophe By Nafeez Ahmed October...
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Music streaming revenue structures stacked against artists
By Philip Graham, Queensland University of Technology Streaming services like Spotify and Pandora pay many millions of dollars each year for the right...
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A Freedom to Live or a Freedom to Die
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By Eve Human “Information Clearing House” – What is freedom really? Is it the ability to do whatever you like without regard for any...
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Serious concerns over safety of West Papuans who sought sanctuary in Australian consulate
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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT MUST ANSWER QUESTIONS: Independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon, has called for an immediate explanation from the ...
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Australia’s talk of nuclear disarmament insincere and hollow
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The former Labor government in effect abandoned its advocacy of nuclear disarmament because it considered continued reliance on “extended nuclear de...
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WHO refuses to publish report on cancers in Iraq caused by Depleted Uranium
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By Denis Halliday September 13, 2013 “Information Clearing House – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has categorically refused in defian...
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Return to the radiation zone: Fukushima clean-up operation mired in fear and misinformation
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Across much of Fukushima’s rolling green countryside they descend on homes like antibodies around a virus; men wielding low-tech tools against a ver...
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Resource Testeria
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Promoting extractive industries is seen by politicians as a proper, manly pursuit, even if it makes no sense.  By George Monbiot, published in the Gu...
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What’s new in journalism?
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For the first time in human history, most people in developed countries are able to publish their news and thoughts to the world within a few minutes ...
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Fighting for people over profits
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From the Sum of Us Wow. Bayer has just sued the European Commission to overturn a ban on the pesticides that are killing millions of bees around the...
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Obama’s Syria Attack: The health of the military industrial complex
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Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com August 31, 2013 Following twin war drum speeches by Secretary of State John Kerry and Obama on Friday, the corporate media, le...
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Rebels admit responsibility for chemical weapons attack
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Militants tell AP reporter they mishandled Saudi-supplied chemical weapons, causing accident Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com August 30, 2013 Syrian re...
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Tell the Government: cancer is not a stunt
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From Colleen Hartland, MP If I wasn’t there hearing it for myself I wouldn’t have believed it. Rather than ensure firefighters who get can...
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US attack on Syria would be illegal ‘Act of War’
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Information Clearing House The Obama administration is right to be cautious about US intervention in Syria. For the US to launch a military strike wit...
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Big pesticide threatens the world’s bees
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Industry lawyers have just threatened SumOfUs with a lawsuit if they raise their voices against bee-killing pesticides at the massive gardening conv...
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Castlemaine Vigil in Recognition of Aboriginal Sovereignty and in Solidarity with Asylum Seekers
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By Janet Galbraith 11-17 August 2013 Firstly I would like to send condolences and care to the extended family of Aunty Carmel Barry – a local Jaara ...
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The go-between: The white man who went black and came back
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In 2007 Jan ‘Yarn’ Wositzky’s show about William Buckley was a sell-out hit at the Castlemaine State Festival. Now Jan has updated the script an...
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Bicycles helping save Tasmania millions
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Tasmanian Times Report finds that for each person who rides as little as 20 minutes to work and back are benefiting the Tasmanian economy by $21.20. T...
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A cruel and crass act of colonialism
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An open letter from the President, Indigenous Social Justice Association Kevin, Your personal act, but on behalf of the Federal ALP, to abrogate our H...
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Labor’s cowardice and cruelty
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Labor’s cowardice and refusal to raise money from those who can afford it has led to cutting a billion dollars from the world’s poorest to spend o...
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Rafael Correa explains
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Rafael Correa explains...
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