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Political Commentary

AFR Attacks Cash Ban Critics

#CashBan #Australia #Recession The Australian Financial Review has published another article about the government’s proposed cash ban, attacking all the critics as conspiracy theories by using their own conspiracy theories. References Cash ban brings out the conspiracy theorists https://www.afr.com/policy/economy/cash-ban-brings-out-the-conspiracy-theorists-20190909-p52plk Essay: Death of a Conspiracy Theorist What Was the Glass-Steagall Act? https://www.investopedia.com/articles/03/071603.asp

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Economy

The AFR goes After Martin North

#AusPOL #Finances #MartinNorth The AFR recently wrote a story about DFA’s Martin North. Let’s look at the article from an Influence and Pre-Suasion perspective to see how it has been written to nudge peoples opinion. References

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Political Commentary

James Cook University to Pay Dr Ridd $1.2m

#JCU #FreeSpeech #PeterRidd In a win for free speech, James Cook University has been ordered to pay Dr Peter Ridd over $1.2 million for unfair dismissal. Fantastic news! References James Cook University ordered to pay $1.2m compensation to wrongly sacked professor https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-06/jcu-ordered-to-pay-1.2m-compensation-peter-ridd/11487086 James Cook University staff avoid using emails after climate change sceptic sacked https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-06-14/james-cook-uni-search-emails-before-sacking-academic-peter-ridd/9869890

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AUSPol Multi-Culturalism

Culture Shock and Sudanese Crime in Melbourne

#Melbourne #Crime #CultureGap Could an intergenerational culture gap be part of the reason for the over-representation of Sudanese born people in our crime statistics? Look at the statistics, recent crime examples and some striking cultural difference, particularly regarding mental health and an apparent lack of government support, I am concerned that this is an example […]

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AUSPol Multiculturalism

Melbourne Home Invasions

#AusPol #Victoria #Crime Four men have undertaken a horrific crime spree with a horrific home invasion in Melbourne. While listening to one of the victims open up about the invasion on radio remind yourself of which politicians voted against recent laws that would have allowed people to defend themselves. References

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Political Commentary

More Gang Violence in Melbourne’s Worst Mall

#AusPol #Victoria #Crime We discuss the recent gang violence in Westfields Fountain Gate Mall in South East Melbourne, near Berrick. Groups of youth dividing into the peer groups and then fighting and stealing, with police and security powerless. Does this sound like suburbian Australia to you? References Two people stabbed in Westfield brawl in Melbourne‚Äôs […]

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AUSPol Free Speech

List of Website Blocked by the Australian Federal Police – References

#FreeSpeech #Australia #Censorship Let’s look at the list of websites that the Australian Federal Police requested ISP’s to block last week. I then learn more about the process that government agencies are required to following be reading an article from Computerworld. It appears that the ISP’s didn’t meet all their requirements. References Government releases guidelines […]

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AUSPol Free Speech

The Free Flow of Information stops Tyranny – References

#Tyranny #FreeSpeech #Censorship So the Chief Censor of New Zealand has classified ‘The Great Replacement’ as objectionable content. Referring to a clip from an old computer game, I ask everyone to consider how restricting information leads to a tyrannical state. References Christchurch attacks – press releaseshttps://www.classificationoffice.govt.nz/news/latest-news/christchurch-attacks-press-releases/

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AUSPol Property

Property Developer Political Donations – Reference

#Development #Property #RealEstate I discuss a recent article in the Syndey Morning Herald which attempts to paint a narrative about developer donation resulting in 600 additional units for a developer. Naturally failing to mention the significant additional infrastructure spending required by the developer. I also briefing discuss the concept of Transit Orientated Development, TODs, and […]