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THE BLOT REPORT Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 21:52 Source
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Renew Economy Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 21:25 Source

Fire authorities say Tesla Megapacks still burning at Victoria Big Battery,

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THE BLOT REPORT Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 13:06 Source

When Gladys Berejiklian lied about nobody beating the Delta variant before, some people pointed this out well before I did. Unfortunately, nobody in the media scrum at the time did1. This is symptomatic of the lack of ability of so many journalists in Australia. As if to emphasise the incapability of those who call themselves journalists, Neil Mitchell has now raised this inability to a level that beggars belief.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 12:38 Source

My father rarely talked about the war, though when he did it would be no more than a few words. I’m sure that after spending three years in the steamy jungles of New Guinea he would have much to complain about, but I only ever heard a couple of complaints: It was wet, and it…

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Your Democracy Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 09:23 Source

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Democracy is simple: one person — one vote…

 

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Renew Economy Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 08:43 Source

 Australian National University).Australian researchers show how 'twisting' ultra thin '2D' materials could be the key to controlling some of the world's thinnest solar cells

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Your Democracy Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 07:20 Source

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Your Democracy Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 06:58 Source

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Your Democracy Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 05:22 Source

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New Politics Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 23:35 Source

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Your Democracy Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 16:14 Source

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MacroBusiness Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 13:08 Source

Americas – US Central America Unemployment US Dollar and US Twin Deficits Fed Fund Futures   S&P Sectors and Industries – July 2021   US Population Demographics   US Employment & Earnings by Sector 2019 – 2020 US 15 Year Fixed Rate Mortgages US Core Capex US Carbon Capture Projects   US Coal Mines  

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Your Democracy Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 12:58 Source

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Civil Voices, an initiative by Pro Bono Australia and the Human Rights Law Centre, has found civil society organisations are feeling pressured to take a more cautious approach to advocacy in order to sustain and protect their other functions and services.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 12:35 Source

“Decisions on aid are eroding trust and eroding relationships between the UK and developing countries.” (Abby Baldoumas, Financial Times, July 15, 2021). Politics is not merely the art of the possible but the pursuit of concerted hypocrisy. When it comes to that matter of funding good causes – foreign aid, for instance – wealthy states…

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The Australian Independent Media Network Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 12:23 Source

What’s next from Scomb-over von Skidmark? The Daggy Dad routine has been put on hold We are eighteen months on from Scooter Morrison’s Hawaiian decamping holiday during the devastating 2019-20’s bushfires and signs of re-growth have been appearing – the ScoFro on the top of Scooter’s head. In the middle of a pandemic with millions…

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Your Democracy Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 08:44 Source

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Your Democracy Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 07:17 Source

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Your Democracy Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 06:21 Source

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Rupert Murdoch’s role in a secret project jointly financed by the US government and wealthy backers in the private sector to influence public opinion demands the attention of Australian lawmakers. 

 

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MacroBusiness Saturday, July 31, 2021 - 00:01 Source

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Tencent Is World’s Worst Stock Bet With $170 Billion Wipeout – Bloomberg Coffee prices surge as unusual cold threatens Brazilian production – Reuters Lloyd’s to develop insurance for electric vehicles to fight climate change – Life Insurance International Cannabis part of the future says tobacco giant – BBC Inflation

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, July 30, 2021 - 16:44 Source

On February 22nd 2020, AIMN author John Lord penned an insightful observation. In an essay entitled ‘Truth doesn’t have the same importance it once did’, Mr Lord opined; ‘lies are so commonplace now that people just discount them or factor them into whatever context they read into various methods of communication. Many believe them.’ The…

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MacroBusiness Friday, July 30, 2021 - 16:30 Source

Not a very positive end to the trading week here in Asia as the bath of blood in Chinese returned today after a very short reprieve, spilling over into other bourses as a result. Last night’s US GDP print and initial jobless claims sent USD lower but this is being clawed back on defensive buying.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 30, 2021 - 15:16 Source

Australian flow battery maker eyes US expansion and new products, after navigating tough tricky 2020.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 30, 2021 - 14:48 Source

BHP announces first large-scale onsite solar farms and a big battery to help power its WA Nickel West mines that will supply Tesla.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 30, 2021 - 14:33 Source

The ESB's unnecessary capacity payments for fossil fuel generators could cost $3.2 billion a year, and consumers will pay.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 30, 2021 - 14:24 Source

Rio Tinto awards contract to build the mining giant's first fully-owned solar farm at the Gudai Darri mine in WA Pilbara region.

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MacroBusiness Friday, July 30, 2021 - 14:00 Source

The auction market has begun to feel the ill effects of lockdowns, with the final national clearance rate falling to 73.0% from 73.7% last weekend, but volumes declining sharply to 1,728 from 2,097. As shown in the next table, lockdowns have hit Sydney especially hard, with the city’s final clearance rate falling to 72.8% from

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, July 30, 2021 - 13:34 Source

Now, I’d think that this is hardly worth mentioning but then sometimes I think that and people go: “Wow, I never thought about it like that!” or “Gee, I’d forgotten that!” In the past few days, an “important message” appeared in my letterbox. It was addressed to the adult householder and sealed so while I…

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MacroBusiness Friday, July 30, 2021 - 13:30 Source

Westpac has released its Red Book, which notes that COVID disruptions “are set to take some heat out of [housing] markets in coming months”. However, the acute shortage of stock should still deliver strong price growth over the second half, which will fade into 2022: Housing markets have continued to boom through the first half

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Renew Economy Friday, July 30, 2021 - 13:22 Source

Fire erupts in Tesla Megapack battery container at the Victoria Big Battery in Geelong.

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MacroBusiness Friday, July 30, 2021 - 13:00 Source

This week’s Deloitte’s economic briefing has taken a different path, looking at the ‘cost’ of an Olympic gold medal and how Australia compares: Australia has been punching above its weight on this front [gold medals] for some time, and certainly since the success at the Sydney Olympics, where investments in Australian sport beginning in the

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