Issue #1974

The Guardian • Issue #1974 • August 16, 2021

Issue #1974

Stolen Generation reparations welcome, but do not match the real costs!

The Morrison government has announced $378mil in reparations for survivors of the Stolen Generation in the Northern Territory (NT) and Australian Capital Territory (ACT) as part of a $1bil commitment to the Closing the Gap framework.

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Editorial Issue #1974

Palmer’s dangerous rhetoric is all self-interest

Mining magnate Clive Palmer is once again ramping up the populist rhetoric.

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The people will not be silenced – COVID needs a social response

Our governments want us to accept the failures of their pandemic response as just chance events, bad luck or someone’s personal fate.

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RAFFWU to fight for the right to bargain in the Federal Court

The Retail and Fast Food Workers Union (RAFFWU) has pledged to take Coles Supermarkets to the Federal Court in a bid to force the supermarket giant to commence negotiating a new enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA).

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Victorian reforms feed national conversation about sexual violence

In February 2020, changes to the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act made it an offence in Victoria to publicly identify the victim of a sexual offence.

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UN IPCC Report

“Climate change is already affecting every inhabited region across the globe with human influence contributing to many observed changes in weather and climate extremes.”

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Questions raised on PM’s friendship to Hillsong Church founder following abuse concealment charge

A two-year investigation has led to Hillsong pastor Brian Houston being charged with obscuring information regarding the historical sexual abuse of a seven-year-old boy.

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The Pentecostal fantasy

My first introduction to Pentecostalism was when one of my cousins joined a Pentecostal church in Tully back in the late ’seventies when barcodes first made their appearance on everyday goods.

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Department of Defence to pay for war crimes

The Department of Defence has pledged to bring soldiers accused of war crimes to justice and pay reparations to their victims by the end of the year.

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Commemoration of Moncada Barracks for Cuba held in Brisbane

On the 26th of July, the Brisbane Branch of the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society held a public commemoration of the 68th anniversary of the Moncada Barracks attack.

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The continuity of US and Israeli aggression

If there’s one thing we couldn’t criticise the imperialists for, it’s inconsistency in deeds. Rhetorical inconsistency aside, the actions of the imperialists never waver in their course – subjugate, dictate, punish, plunder.

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How to read Donald Duck: imperialist ideology in the Disney comic

One of the first acts committed by the Chilean military, after the coup of 11 September 1973 was to confiscate and burn books.

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China, Russia joint military exercise to combat terrorism and chaos left by US

Russia is set to join a military exercise with China in the Qingtongxia Joint Tactical Training Base.

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LETTER

I want to join the Communist Party of Australia because I’m tired of seeing the world and the working class exploited and poisoned

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