Issue #2100

The Guardian • Issue #2100 • May 27, 2024

Broken piggy bank Issue #2100

More for war in a class budget

“In a cost-of-living crisis, the Labor government is choosing to remove $14.4 billion in funding from the NDIS that will lead to disabled people not...

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EDITORIAL

Most people ‘do a 360’ – look around – on the neighbourhood before they move in, and keep their eye on it thereafter. At first...

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Front page of Guardian – The Worker' Weekly Issue #2099 20 May 2024. (cropped) Issue #2100

Happy Birthday to us!

This is issue number 2100 of the Guardian – The Workers’ Weekly. Twenty-one (hundred) today! As editor, I am proud to be doing this job...

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NZ soldiers in creek playing war games. Issue #2100

Arms corporations win, People lose

Australians will be poorer but not more secure as a result of the massive increase in military spending in the next financial year outlined in...

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High profits mean low wages

According to a recent article in Canberra Times (13 May 2024), passive returns for property investors are enormous and well outside what workers gain through...

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DINGO

As promised last week Dingo will begin each Bytes with one of the targets of US wars of aggression and intervention beginning from the end...

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Remembering and protesting Al Nakba Perth rally and march Perth WA 18 May. Issue #2100

Remembering and protesting Al Nakba Perth rally and march

Over 500 people gathered in the Supreme Court Gardens of Perth to hear Palestinian people speak about the history of their struggle from 15 May...

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AUKUS: return to form for the World’s dumping ground

A Labor-chaired inquiry has urged the Albanese government to rewrite its proposed AUKUS laws, based on fears that Australia risks becoming the dumping ground for...

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GREEN NOTES

Anna Pha Carbon offsets are a tradeable financial product. The product may be in the form of a reduction in greenhouse gases, carbon storage such...

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Shanghai skyline. Issue #2100

China’s new development – Australia’s new opportunity

What people should worry about is not whether China’s growth would peak, but whether they would miss the opportunities in China. China’s economy has made...

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Ecuador, 2014. Issue #2100

Assange wins appeal against extradition ruling

Julian Assange can appeal against the decision to grant his extradition to the United States, the UK High Court ruled on 20 May. The WikiLeaks...

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A woman covers her son with a blanket after fleeing the war from neighbouring Ukraine at the border crossing in Medyka, southeastern Poland. Issue #2100

Peace in Ukraine? China’s initiative

Wars always end. How they end is important. China has just announced four principles that would support peace initiatives. This builds on its earlier broad,...

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quill and blank book for poetry Issue #2100

Poem

AUDREY IN TIME The day begins as the sun ticks up like a red-faced clock. Audrey in time, at one with time: time zig zagging,...

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Global briefs Issue #2100

GLOBAL BRIEFS

FRANCE: France is looking for some kind of foreign involvement in the continuing clashes in New Caledonia. First it blamed Azerbaijan, then a French radio...

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Containers at wharf. Issue #2100

Biden anti-China tariffs threaten global economy

US President Biden has announced a range of tariffs on imported Chinese goods. It is a decision that will have negative implications for the USA’s...

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2100

WEASEL WORDS

Savings Jim Chalmers says he’s found $27.9 billion in savings. When you or I make savings, it means we’ve spent less on ourselves. When treasurers...

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Palestinian rally, Boorloo/Perth 18 May 2024. Issue #2100

Israel’s slaughter goes on – Opposition grows

The slaughter in Gaza goes on. The lies, distortions and hypocrisy from Israel and its allies go on. The anniversary of Nakba, the catastrophe of...

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The world stands with Palestine: Philadelphia solidarity rally. Issue #2100

The Nakba never stopped

On Nakba Day, 15 May, the 76th anniversary of the violent expulsion of 750,000 Palestinians from their homes when the state of Israel was established,...

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