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In the English-speaking world, members of parliament have the right to speak freely in parliament without risking arrest or being sued.
by David Leyonhjelm - 2/08/2022 - 3 comments
An investigation by CHOICE which found that the department store chain Kmart, and household warehouse chain Bunnings, were using FRT to ostensibly protect customers and staff while reducing theft in select stores.
by Binoy Kampmark - 1/08/2022 - 5 comments
Note that careful language 'every form of abuse we deal with at eSafety.' Well, that's a bit of a give-away. Let's look at what exactly they choose not to deal with.
by Bettina Arndt - 13/07/2022 - 8 comments
Over the past two weeks the Supreme Court passed two rulings that history will recall as the most infamous and extremely dangerous for the American people.
by Alon Ben-Meir - 8/07/2022 - 21 comments
The Dobbs decision is apparently anti-democratic which is ironic because the Supreme Court gave back the right of the people to vote on this matter at the State level (like Australia).
by Jesse Walz - 7/07/2022 - 6 comments
Most tellingly of all, most non-nuclear weapon states have complied with their undertakings. Nuclear weapons states have not, disregarding serious multilateral nuclear disarmament.
by Binoy Kampmark - 7/07/2022 - 6 comments
First we must ask why do anti-abortionists argue that it is wrong. There is no explicit statement about abortion in the Old Testament or the New Testament versions of the Bible.
by Peter Bowden - 6/07/2022 - 21 comments
'As a global abortion provider, we know that the impact of this decision will be also felt around the word,' warned Sarah Shaw, Global Head of Advocacy at MSI Reproductive Choices..
by Binoy Kampmark - 5/07/2022 - 46 comments
In a recent judgement about a sexual misconduct case at Cornell University the judge compared the campus disciplinary committees to the infamous English Star Chambers.
by Bettina Arndt - 28/06/2022 - 5 comments
We feel that there is a depthlessness in how we see the BLM-ALM issue, especially when viewed from outside the United States.
by Azly Rahman and Murray Hunter - 27/06/2022 - 7 comments
These two papers, only weeks old, indicate public policy issues that were either overridden or ignored over the last two and a half years during the Covid-19 pandemic.
by Murray Hunter - 24/06/2022 - 12 comments
Then they go on to say, all still in the preface, that the reference here is to breaking 'the usual political and societal norms [and hope their report will lead to a breakthrough for changing the constitution].'
by James Allan - 23/06/2022 - 8 comments


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