Issue #2086

The Guardian • Issue #2086 • February 12, 2024

Rally in support of Palestine. Issue #2086

Palestine: FUND UNRWA!

Norwegian Labour MP Asmund Aukrust has nominated the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for the Nobel Peace Prize “for its long-term work to...

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EDITORIAL

On the first of February this year, Medicare, also known as ‘the universal health insurance scheme’ turned 40. Happy birthday! Should we shrug, celebrate, or...

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Humanity outsourced

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC) is responsible for auditing residential aged care facilities to ensure they are meeting mandated health and safety...

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Kinglake National Park after the Black Saturday bushfires. Issue #2086

Black Saturday survivors call for action

Fifteen years after the catastrophic Black Saturday bushfires in regional Victoria, which killed 173 people and destroyed more than 2000 homes, bushfire survivors and former...

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Demonstration about jail standards. Issue #2086

A small demonstration outside Corrective Services was held

6 February to bring attention to failures of the NSW prison system. There have been been 3 deaths in custody already this year, and the...

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Gig worker. Issue #2086

Victorian gig workers still being harmed

Victoria Police statistics show hundreds of delivery workers have been injured, and two have been killed. Victoria Police attended 92 crashes involving a delivery rider...

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DINGO

Lithuania, claiming a threat from Russia, is ramping up military spending. “Everything we have we threw into Ukraine so that they will be able to...

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Silhouette of family. Issue #2086

How financial crisis hits lower income families

New research by the Brotherhood of St. Laurence (BSL) has shed light on the compounding financial crises impacting lower income households and their economic security....

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GREEN NOTES

Since it was first publicly debated in the 1980s, cover-ups and lies about the causes and even existence of climate change have continued. Recently uncovered...

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The Cabinet Papers and the Iraq War

No one knows with certainty how many people have been killed and wounded in Iraq since the 2003 United States invasion. Between 280,771 and 315,190...

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Chinese Consul General HE Long Dingbin delivering his speech for the Chinese New Year. Issue #2086

Building a community with a shared future for mankind

The year 2023 has just passed, while the globe is gradually emerging from the haze of COVID-19 pandemic, the world is neither peaceful nor tranquil...

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Spy. Issue #2086

Op-Ed: Yang Hengjun and the fury of the Australian state

The fury that has been unleashed by the Australian government, state and media following the sentencing of Yang Hengjun in Beijing deserves some thought. He...

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Auschwitz – the main entrance. Issue #2086

Death camps, slaves and profits

27 February will mark the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Owicim. Although located in the Polish province of Galicia, the site will forever...

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Global briefs Issue #2086

GLOBAL BRIEFS

YEMEN: According to a joint statement from Australia, Bahrein, Denmark, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States, strikes were conducted...

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The Search for the Palace Letters Issue #2086

What’s Streaming

Fail Safe vs Dr Strangelove | The Same But Different Aaron at the Movies on YouTube: https://youtu.be/FCchV4LEQZU?si=VPySsn-yil9-h9UA. Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove were released in...

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HALF THE SKY

Throughout much of the world, there are many parents employing the use of migrant workers to bring up their children. As a nanny working in...

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Everyday Life in the North Korean Revolution. Issue #2086

Worth Reading

Contemporary non-fiction Method and Madness: The Hidden Story of Israel’s Assaults on Gaza Norman G Finkelstein (2014) “One to consider given the current context. Finkelstein...

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David Matters at the CPA Conference 2024 Issue #2086

Lenin: Marxism from the universal to the specific

The recent Communist Party Organising Conference in Sydney this January coincided with the 100th anniversary of Lenin’s death. As part of a celebration of Lenin’s...

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