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Let’s call Manus Island and Nauru detention centres what they really are – concentration camps

July 2, 2019 - 20:30 -- Admin

I listened to the discussion on Wednesday from the Press Gallery of the 3 major media outlets in Australia all lamenting the decline of press freedom in Australia. They are right to be worried. There is clearly, to me at least, a decline in our freedoms. This decline has been consistent with the rise of neoliberalism in Australia as the dominant economic story to justify the transfer of wealth from the working class to the capitalist class.  

Go Fund Me: Israel Folau raises much more money than me

June 24, 2019 - 16:20 -- Admin

Until Go Fund Me suspended his campaign, Israel Folau had raised about $565,000 in 4 days to support his legal action against Rugby Australia.

RA sacked him from his $4 m employment contract because he breached a term of it. He was to be inclusive, and his post about sinners (like drunks, adulterers, and homosexuals) going to hell if they did no repent was clearly not.