Issue #2091

The Guardian • Issue #2091 • March 18, 2024

Empty wallet. Issue #2091

CAPITALISM

Living standards for the majority of Australians continue to fall while the gap between the wealthy and middle to low-income workers widens. The Reserve Bank...

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EDITORIAL

Opposition leader Peter Dutton has been in the news again. He says we should have nuclear to bolster our efforts to reduce carbon emissions. He’s...

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CPA greeting to the 90th anniversary of the Iraqi Communist Party

Read Fahmy General Secretary Iraqi Communist Party Dear Comrade, The Communist Party of Australia conveys its warm greetings to the members and leadership of the...

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Map of Timber Creek and the military base in the Northern Territory. Issue #2091

Timber Creek Propaganda

Timber Creek is little more than a pit stop in the Northern Territory. It is in the spotlight because it is next to Bradshaw, a...

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Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia, Senator the Honourable Penny Wong in Melbourne, 4 March 2024. Issue #2091

Deputy sheriff fails to deliver

The four-day ASEAN-Australia Special Summit held in Melbourne from 4 - 6 March, ended with the Australian government failing to gain consensus around its aggressive stand towards...

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Mick O'Shea image composite by AWU. Issue #2091

Vale Mick OíShea, shearer, union leader, Dubbo local

It is with deep sorrow and profound respect that the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) announces the passing of Michael Joseph O’Shea, affectionately known as Mick...

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Wittenoom Gorge Mine Issue #2091

Workers’ lives at risk over asbestos secrecy

Unions have urged energy giant Esso to come clean on its plans to safely remove deadly asbestos from retired oil and gas platforms in the...

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DINGO

As the body count in Gaza and the West Bank continues to rise after hitting 30,000, Richard Marles and Penny Wong claim that Australia is...

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Save our Songlines

Mardudhunera woman, Federal Court victor and former Chair of the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation, Raelene Cooper, has released her submission to the Federal government’s Offshore Petroleum...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2091

PEACE NOTES

There is so much going on, militarily and commercially, in space that it is impossible to cover it all. Here are a few snippets. Bruce...

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Cuban Ambassador HE Tanieris Dieguez with Andrew Irving. Issue #2091

Cuban Ambassador Tanieris Dieguez La O

AC: Ambassador, the US blockade of Cuba has had devastating effects on the lives of ordinary Cubans. What are some of the struggles Cuban people...

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Dopesick

If a good series needs a villain, Dopesick, now streaming on SBS On Demand, has it, in the form of the Sacklers. This family owns...

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14th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Beijing, March 2024. Issue #2091

The Chinese Peoples Consultative Conference and the Australian media

Many Australians seem to accept without question the  bias of the Australian media. A very subtle form of brainwashing goes on every day. The first...

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Global briefs Issue #2091

GLOBAL BRIEFS

YEMEN: Massive protests for Palestine continue across Yemen. Friday rallies attract millions of participants who march for Gaza. Last Friday was no exception – demonstrators...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2091

LETTERS

Barbarism and Capitalism While proofreading a page for our comrades who produce the Guardian, I noted something that I feel should be clarified for all...

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The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A Book Cover – Issue #2091

WORTH READING / WORTH WATCHING

Gaza Writes Back, Refaat Alareer (editor/contributor) This is a beautifully edited collection of Gazan short stories written by young people. The text is necessarily politically...

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HALF THE SKY

Men’s pay packets continue to outstrip those of women. Figures based on median income data released by The Australia Institute (TAI) on International Women’s Day...

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Palestine rally Issue #2091

Paths to Palestinian statehood

Israel continues to ignore entreaties from countries around the world, and international bodies. Its plans for Rafah are still going ahead despite increasing multilateral resistance....

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