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Your Democracy Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 09:46 Source

Greta Thunberg joined protesters in the German village of Lützerath to condemn the building of a new coal mine.

Demonstrators have occupied the village for months but police began dragging some people away on Wednesday.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 09:24 Source

By Callen Sorensen Karklis   As of late I’ve really come to respect these two blokes in Labor’s long history. Aside from my respect for people like Fisher, Curtin, Chifley, and Whitlam and so on… I’ve come to really warm too the likes of Ted Theodore and Maurice Blackburn. Both of whom from the right and…

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Your Democracy Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 09:14 Source

The slogan of the yellow vests warns us: "If you don't go to the streets to defend your rights, you will go to sleep there".

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The Australian Independent Media Network Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 08:50 Source

Villains often have the best tunes. In some cases, they also have the best evidence. The tendency in the latter is to suppress or distort that evidence if it is contrary to their interests. Exxon, now ExxonMobil, the world’s largest oil and gas company, has revealed, much like tobacco companies of the past, that excellent…

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Your Democracy Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 07:24 Source

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New Politics Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 22:49 Source

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Your Democracy Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 20:29 Source

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Your Democracy Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 19:40 Source

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told reporters Thursday that he intends to release all the security footage from the January 6 Capitol riots.

“I want to be very thoughtful about it, but yes, I’m engaged to do that,” McCarthy told reporters when asked whether he would release footage from that day.

 

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Your Democracy Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 17:20 Source
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Your Democracy Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 11:54 Source

In 2021 Democratic Party progressives asked those members of Congress who claimed to share their political priorities to stand up to their leadership, which meant standing up for the people. 

Those progressives knew that President Joe Biden promised to veto any legislation providing free, universal healthcare, known as Medicare for All. But they did what any political activist should do. They made the demand anyway. 

 

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Your Democracy Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 10:16 Source

SINCE THE INVENTION OF THE "NATIONAL ART GALLERIES" IN THE WESTERN WORLD, THERE HAS ALWAYS BEEN SOME CONTROVERSY ABOUT WHICH ARTISTS SHOULD BE EXHIBITED IN THERE (SAY RODIN WAS IGNORED MOST OF HIS LIFE) AND WHO SHOULD PAY FOR IT. FREE ENTRY USUALLY MEANS SPONSORSHIP. SPONSORSHIP CAN MEAN CONTROVERSY.

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Your Democracy Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 09:26 Source

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The Australian Independent Media Network Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 06:00 Source

Our Constitution is the: “Commonwealth of Australia founding document. After many years of debate and drafting, it was passed by the British Parliament and given royal assent (approval by the Queen) in July 1900. Australia’s 6 British colonies became one nation on 1 January 1901.” Australians are sticklers for tradition when it comes to our…

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MacroBusiness Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 00:01 Source

Global Macro / Markets / Investing: The pillars of prosperity that supported 30 years of growth have crumbled. Now the world has to cope with inflation, labor shortages and geopolitical unrest – Bloomberg Rolls-Royce Sales Hit Record As Rich Splurged On Luxury While Everyone Else Crushed By Inflation – ZH The world economy is beginning

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Your Democracy Friday, January 13, 2023 - 17:47 Source

Controversial Cardinal George Pell wrote an anonymous memo criticising the Pope's leadership as a "catastrophe", says the journalist who released it.

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Your Democracy Friday, January 13, 2023 - 16:09 Source

How did sensitive government documents from President Joe Biden's time as vice-president of the United States end up in his garage?

That's one of the key questions a special counsel appointed by the nation's top law enforcement official will seek to answer in a probe announced on Thursday, local time, in Washington DC.

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MacroBusiness Friday, January 13, 2023 - 16:00 Source

Another mixed session on Asian stock markets to finish the trading week with Chinese shares lifting on strong trade figures while Japanese shares are in retreat as the bond market implodes. Meanwhile other stocks are lifting in response to the good response on Wall Street overnight to the declining US inflation situation, with the USD

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Renew Economy Friday, January 13, 2023 - 15:28 Source

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, January 13, 2023 - 15:23 Source

By Denis Bright   Will we all continue to live with those dark AUKUS nuclear submarines? The Christmas edition of The Australian (24-25 December 2022) released a quote from the head of Australia’s nuclear task force Vice Admiral Jonathan Mead. It described the AUKUS submarines as the gold standard of our new security blanket. Spies worldwide…

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Your Democracy Friday, January 13, 2023 - 14:20 Source

Imagine there’s a dumb tribe

It's easy if you lie

With hell below cry

Above us, Starlink sky

 

Imagine all nasty bad guys

Livin' in the USA

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Imagine the NATO crimes more

It isn't hard to do

Everything to kill and die for

And with religion, too

 

Imagine all you like me

Livin' life as nazis

You

 

You may say I'm a dreamer

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MacroBusiness Friday, January 13, 2023 - 14:00 Source

The Treasury will release a report today applauding solid intergenerational income mobility – aka the progress of incomes dependent on your economic background – and its fascinating how the mainstream press put their spin on it. The Guardian is dour: Children born into Australia’s poorest households will have little more than a 10% chance of becoming top

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Renew Economy Friday, January 13, 2023 - 13:51 Source

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MacroBusiness Friday, January 13, 2023 - 13:30 Source

It is an idea gathering some fans. Goldman is pushing it as part of its soft landing scenario for the US. TSLombard is mulling it today as well. Not my base case, still, the further the reflation rally gets, the more it comes into focus. If we had to summarize 2022 in one word, “stagflation”

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Renew Economy Friday, January 13, 2023 - 12:53 Source

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MacroBusiness Friday, January 13, 2023 - 12:30 Source

Goldman’s latest FCI’s and CAI’s paint a still gloomy picture for the global economy. Global financial conditions are tightish: Big loosening in the US on falling DXY and bear market rallies: But not for Europe: DM growth sliding away: Led by US, Europe and Japan. EMs better:   Straya tightening one of the harshest in

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MacroBusiness Friday, January 13, 2023 - 12:00 Source

In still say that 2023 will be about pricing power, or lack thereof, for equities. But, for now, it is fear disappear as the market bids in the rear vision mirror. Last time VIX was here… Expect to see a few of those calls soon, but they are wrong. Volatility is mean reverting, while the

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Renew Economy Friday, January 13, 2023 - 11:42 Source

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