Issue #2055

The Guardian • Issue #2055 • June 5, 2023

Australian outback power lines. Issue #2055

The market fails again

If you have a birthday coming up in July this year, there’s one present you’ll be getting whether you asked for it or not –...

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The Voice in context

In 2007, Operation Outreach, involving 600 Australian Army soldiers was launched against Indigenous communities to implement the Howard Coalition government’s Northern Territory Intervention policy. The...

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Crutches. Issue #2055

Injured workers kicked off compo

The Australian Services Union has turned the spotlight on the Victorian government’s proposed cuts to the workers’ compensation scheme for injured workers. These changes would...

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Firefighters rally for wage justice Issue #2055

Firefighters rally for wage justice

On Thursday 25th May, several hundred members of the United Firefighters Union of WA and their supporters, principally from other trade unions, marched from the...

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Child advocacy group, SHINE for Kids, has released distressing findings of a national survey which reveals the suffering and compounding disadvantages experienced by the voiceless...

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Replica of the Koh-i-Noor (Mountain of Light). Issue #2055

US$45 trillion looted

The meeting of the Quad leaders, on 20th May 2023, has given special political influence to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi of India, and his...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2055


Hannah Middleton Papua New Guinea is being pressurised by the US and Australia to join their plans for war on China. PNG’s location north of...

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United States Air Force - McDonnell Aircraft F-101B Voodoo interceptor-fighter Issue #2055

The Warfare State

The National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies has released an analysis of the militarised budget in the United States, titled “The Warfare...

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Global briefs Issue #2055


SERBIA: Last week Alexander Vucic, Serbia’s president, put the army on high combat alert over Kosovo clashes. The troops moved to the administrative border with...

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No USA bases rally. Issue #2055

Softening Us Up

AUSTRALIA: Without much fanfare, Australians are being softened up to accept nuclear waste, nuclear power, and nuclear weapons. Not in one step of course, these...

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2055


Speculate (not wanting to) Some words are weasleish not because they are misleading in themselves, but because they are selectively and dishonestly applied. Speculating, in...

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Talisman Sabre war games in Queensland – June 2005. Issue #2055

US Military Build-up in Australia

In the upcoming Exercise Talisman Sabre war games, between the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and United States military, an expected 30,000 military personnel will participate...

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