A timely history lesson………………..The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 February 2017:We have no excuse for overlooking the meaning of this anniversary. And its timing compels us to consider its lessons.In last week marking the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore, Malcolm Turnbull called it "shattering". Bill Shorten called it "unthinkable".
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After Metgasco Limited left the NSW Northern Rivers region with its pockets stuffed full of compensation dollars because local communities resisted its efforts to create a coal seam gas industry in the middle of biodiverse, culturally rich and productive rural landscapes, it temporarily sank from sight.Now it has reared its head in Queensland as this mining corporation was;
Echo NetDaily, 20 February 2017:‘Building the biggest coal mine on earth is, at this point in human history, the dumbest idea on earth,’ said Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org.Adani Carmichael Coal mine is still looking for major investors to get off the ground and Westpac Bank is a possible investor.
“Our opponents, the media and the whole world will soon see as we begin to take further actions, that the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned.” [Senior White House adviser on immigration issues, Stephen Miller, quoted in The Guardian, 13 February 2017](gasps)FORD: That’s a White House advisor, right?BRZEZINSKI: Oh my God.
Clarence Valley readers might remember Narrabri Shire Council as one of those NSW local governments pushing to dam and divert the Clarence River and interested in creating a Yamba mega port.Now they have apparently been caught red handed attempting to stack an online survey in favour of coal s
There has been some finger pointing in mainstream and social media of late over Labor’s use of $7.4 million as the amount banks would be able to retain under the Turnbull Government’s progressive cuts to the company tax rate included in the 2016-17 Budget.According to the Australian Tax Office on 3 January 2016: The government announced a reduction in