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The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, July 22, 2024 - 18:34 Source

By Roger Chao  Dear Children of the Tomorrow, in sorrowed verse we write, To pen our deep apology beneath the failing light. We’ve ravaged Eden’s gardens and scarred her innocent face, And left a fractured legacy of greed’s unyielding pace. Forgive us for the forests, where once the giants stood, Their branches high and mighty,…

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The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, July 22, 2024 - 17:46 Source

Now the news cycle has certainly moved on with Joe Biden announcing that he wouldn’t be standing which took everyone, including Joe, by surprise. While I’m not suggesting anything untoward, I do have to say that I wouldn’t be paying any ransom for President Biden until I had proof of life. At the risk of…

The post Hulk Hogan Endorses Trump Then Rips His Own Clothes! appeared first on The AIM Network.

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John Quiggin Monday, July 22, 2024 - 17:22 Source

Another Monday Message Board. Post comments on any topic. Civil discussion and no coarse language please. Side discussions and idees fixes to the sandpits, please.

I’m now using Substack as a blogging platform, and for my monthly email newsletter. For the moment, I’ll post both at this blog and on Substack. You can also follow me on Mastodon here.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Monday, July 22, 2024 - 17:21 Source

By Tess Lawrence America is one President down. Joe Biden has withdrawn from the presidential race. His demise was brought about not by a sniper’s bullet, but by assassins of another kind in both insidious and ignominious ways. Cognitive impairment is one thing but this octogenarian’s past months in office reflect more shame on others,…

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Cheeseburger Gothic Monday, July 22, 2024 - 16:43 Source

I started watching this AppleTV sci-fi alternate reality series while I was down in Tassie and quickly got hooked. The premise is very me. A dude with a slightly disappointing but basically decent life gets sucked into a mirror maze of alternate timelines — or kidnapped into it, to be honest — and has to make his way home. An increasingly difficult and dangerous ask.

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Cheeseburger Gothic Monday, July 22, 2024 - 16:30 Source

My bad. Accepting all the paid subscriber pledges last week reset the blog to a carnivorous money-making machine and turned off comments for pretty much everyone.

Hopefully, that’s now sorted. Although, I guess if its not, I won’t know.

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MacroBusiness Monday, July 22, 2024 - 16:30 Source

US politics dominated the risk markets as a new trading week got underway as President Biden pulled out of the race, leaving convicted felon Trump the oldest presidential nominee in history. With Wall Street slowly increasing their bets that he was likely to win in November before the weekend news, markets are now quite unsettled

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MacroBusiness Monday, July 22, 2024 - 14:00 Source

Independent economist Tony Alexander has written a detailed note on New Zealand’s stagflation economy and its implications for interest rates. Although domestic inflation remains stubbornly high, Alexander believes that the steepening recession will prompt the Reserve Bank to commence its easing cycle in November, if not earlier. Statistics New Zealand released the June quarter inflation

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