Issue #2066

The Guardian • Issue #2066 • August 21, 2023

Issue #2066

Privatisation of government

The PwC/Tax Office scandal has brought to the fore some of the serious issues that arise when government functions are contracted out to the private,...

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(Bank) Business as usual

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has just declared a 10.2 billion dollar profit. Its CEO has received 8 million dollars in bonuses. On top of...

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Revolving doors of greed

The public sector and parliamentary corridors are infested with personnel from private enterprise, and not just the Big Four accounting/consultancy firms. They weave in and...

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Sunshine Coast Branch – YES Campaign

The Sunshine Coast Branch was very active in July with our YES campaign flier and banner drop. The region north of Brisbane covers a diverse...

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The IMF and World Bank sharks in their bankers’ suits waiting to board flight to Iraq. Issue #2066

Vale Peter Andrew

That’s what Boss Tweed demanded of his goons, but the cartoons exposing his gangster rule over politics kept coming. Tweed was a US politician most...

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The Australia-Cuba Friendship Society (ACFS) welcomed young Cubans, Marianniz Diaz and Ivan Barreto to Perth. Issue #2066

Cuba: revolutionary continuity

The Australia-Cuba Friendship Society (ACFS) welcomed young Cubans, Marianniz Diaz and Ivan Barreto to Perth on 11th - 14th August 2023. Their visit was the final leg...

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Rally to ‘Cancel Talisman Sabre 23’ held at the Sydney Town Hall on July 19. Issue #2066

Talisman Sabre 23

Talisman Sabre 23 Talisman Sabre 23 came to Australia amid a blast of PR media showing big war machines whipping through the seas along our...

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DINGO

Gambling harm is profound. It is not just financial, it is also social. It impacts mental health, leads to other health issues, and too often...

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Nurses against subs

NSW Nurses and Midwives Association delegates call for spending on healthcare, education, and the environment – not nuclear submarines. The NSWNMA has joined growing public...

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US spies take over

At the recent AUSMIN (Australia-United States Ministerial) talks in Brisbane, it was announced that US intelligence operatives will be integrated into Australia’s Defence Intelligence Organisation...

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Five-minute strike wage loss

Queensland Catholic employers have been warned against major wage deduction of employees’ pay over a five-minute work stoppage next week. Thousands of Queensland Catholic school...

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GREEN NOTES

The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD) was one of the Conventions that arose out of the 1992 Rio Earth summit. It receives far less...

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Global briefs Issue #2066

GLOBAL BRIEFS

YEMEN: Five United Nations officials who were kidnapped in the country 18 months ago have walked free, the UN said last week. In a brief...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2066

LETTERS

Unlucky Australians Dear Comrade Editor I sent through this review for your new POTTED REVIEWS section via telegram, but it looks like the CPA has...

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Rice farmer. Issue #2066

Capitalism’s Global Food Crisis

The world is suffering from a dire food crisis. On 20 July India, the world’s leading rice exporter, supplying 40 per cent of the global...

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Weapons corporations are making a killing

Weapons corporations are making a killing exporting terror around the world. While the USA’s top five weapons contractors make profits topping $200 billion, they’re never...

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HALF THE SKY

A report on sexual violence court cases in NSW has found that reforms to the justice system over the past 40 years have made improvements...

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“Keep Fighting AUKUS”

Joon Shik Shin’s business card gives his profession as “peace activist.” He has been a long-time worker for unions and the peace movement in both...

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