Wikileaks Exposes Destructive Financial Services Pact Wikileaks exposed a pact that institutionalizes the current level of finance deregulation and makes it impossible to control their risks.
World science body ‘worried’ about Australia’s science cuts The world’s peak science body says it is worried about Australia’s cuts to science research.
Protected bike lanes increase riding More of it!
Terror From the Right A detailed listing of major terrorist plots and racist rampages that have emerged from the American radical right in the years since Oklahoma City.
Stephen Fry attacks ‘squalid’ coalition for inaction on Snowden revelations. Stephen Fry has denounced the government’s failure to act over the mass surveillance programme revealed by the whistleblower Edward Snowden, labelling its behaviour as “squalid and rancid”. Opening a day of debate to galvanise action against spying by the British and US intelligence agencies, Fry …
10pc of native mammal species extinct since European settlement A new study has found more than 10 per cent of Australia’s native mammals have become extinct since European settlement with the rate of loss higher than any other continent. We are the cause of the current great extinction event.
Things we knew already: Andrew Bolt is demented, crazy, unhinged Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says News Corp commentator Andrew Bolt’s leadership speculation “borders on the demented” and is “quite unhinged”. Turnbull just letting us know that he agrees with the rest of the sane world. However, Turnbull doesn’t say Bolt is actually wrong.
Tony Abbott hates truth and science The Climate Commission has gone. The carbon tax is to be rescinded. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is to be abolished. The promise of a “Million Solar Roofs” is broken. And in what can only be described as an ideological move, the Abbott government introduced bills to abolish the …