Issue #2019

The Guardian • Issue #2019 • August 15, 2022

Issue #2019

“CLIMATE WARS”

As of writing, a bill placing into law Labor’s forty-three per cent emissions reduction target by 2030 has passed the lower house. The bill also...

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Promising: Workplace reforms on the horizon

In an honest assessment, the Albanese government has come out the gate with a series of important industrial reforms: an increased minimum wage, paid family,...

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Dodgy Dutton continues “climate war”

With a new Labor government, Australia finally has some concrete plans for climate action (see in this issue Climate Wars). Climate change was a major...

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Bail laws are not fit for purpose

In early August, the Final Report of the Inquiry into Children Affected by Parental Incarceration was tabled in the Victorian parliament. The Report made damning...

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DINGO

The proposal by the Albanese government for an Indigenous Voice in parliament would be a body which makes representations to parliament on matters that affect...

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It’s fine to protest, so long as you pay for it

Daniel Andrews’ Victorian Labor government has once again proven its deep commitment and thoughtful approach to environmental sustainability by pushing a bill through parliament that...

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Memorial held in Sydney for beloved comrade

A mass memorial was held for Sydney environmental and trade union activist Ishtiaq Varlin, 28, on Saturday 6th August at Alexandria town hall following his...

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2019

WEASEL WORDS

Are we really a “judeo-christian” society? Does our society really “empower” us? Well it depends on who you ask in this fortnight’s edition of Weasel...

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Free Julian/Hiroshima day rally – Perth

“One of the ways to achieve justice, is to expose injustice.” – Julian Assange On the 6th August 2022, Perth for Assange,  together with StopAukusWA,...

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Why the island of Taiwan is so important for mainland China

The Taiwan question remains unresolved to this day. To understand why the island of Taiwan is so important for the mainland, we need to understand...

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