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
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 …
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Kurt Nimmo 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
Militants tell AP reporter they mishandled Saudi-supplied chemical weapons, causing accident Paul Joseph Watson August 30, 2013 Syrian re...
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Tell the Government: cancer is not a stunt
130417 Fair Go for Firefighters image
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’
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
Insecticides killing bees
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
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
The Go-Between-Maine
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
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
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
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
Rafael Correa explains...
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