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Equal Love: Labor remains an enemy

July 22, 2014 - 12:53 -- Admin

According to Matt Akersten in SameSame:

‘The Australian Labor Party is cozying up to the Australian Christian Lobby again, with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten now confirmed as the keynote speaker at the increasingly fringe lobby group’s upcoming 2014 National Conference.’

You can read the full report, including dirt on the ACL, here.

MH17 and Palestine: A tale of two tragedies

July 20, 2014 - 19:33 -- Admin

Of the 298 murdered on Malaysian Airways Flight MH17, 36 were from Australia. The outpouring of grief and support from ordinary people here in Australia has been overwhelming. It restores hope for the future, a future in which we working people, compassionate and caring, run society.

On the other hand, the hypocrisy from our political ‘leaders’ and the capitalist media has been gut wrenching. The hypocrisy is threefold.