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Union Delegation Rattles Fijian Regime – OpEd

By Alex Schlotzer An Australian and New Zealand union delegation heads to Fiji next week to investigate first hand abuses

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Occupy Sydney And The Graveyard Shift – OpEd

By John O’ Driscoll Each night a small contingent doggedly remain under constant police surveillance. A disparate group – pensioners,

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Chomsky Takes Thunder Down Under – OpEd

By Dr Tim Themi Myths about the benevolence of Anglo-American foreign policy were utterly exploded last Friday night in Melbourne,

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UN Declaration On Rights Of Indigenous Peoples Should Be Fully Implemented – OpEd

By Alex Schlotzer Four years ago the United Nations acted on almost 30 years of advocacy by Indigenous Peoples around

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Gillard’s Failure To Inspire Confidence Her Achilles Heel – OpEd

By Matthew Price: Despite having ironed out some significant flaws of late, it seems that the PM’s leadership is in

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Australia, NZ Support Flawed U.S. Policy in Middle East – OpEd

By John O’Driscoll While Japan is visited by cruel calamity(and the consequences of disastrous nuclear planning), in geopolitics too a

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World News 

Key Report Identifies Asia Amongst Highest Water Stress Regions


By Rich Bowden A major study has found the Asian region, along with that of the Middle East and North

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