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Corporates no tax

Corporations avoid tax

From United Voice: Who pays our Commonwealth? We examined the last decade worth of taxes by the Countries biggest companies. We found 29% have an effective tax rate of 10% or less. Worse, 14% have an effective tax rate of 0%! That means more than 1 in 10 of the top two hundred companies in […]

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Photo from Waging Peace on War: Canberra. WACA Peace Convergence copy

Terror and politics

Rob Stary – Civil rights lawyer: Terror raids are ‘political theatre’ Saturday, September 27, 2014 Rob Stary: ‘The facts that emerge at the end of the day never bear much resemblance to what was said at the time of the arrests.’ Criminal lawyer Rob Stary has represented many people accused under Australian “counter-terror” laws. Green […]

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More against war

Australia is not independent from US; steps to stop war; Lockheed Martin takedown; on NGOs to work for disarmament;political hype on threat to Australia; peace activities, IPAN – protest against war now! 1. Antony Loewenstein: “Of course Australia is going back to Iraq. That’s how a US client is expected to behave Rock solid but […]

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ACTU President Ged Kearney

Update: Urgent – Lobby Senators against Abbott’s work amendments

ACTU: Workplace and union and community organising on workplace amendments that are not in the interests of workers. See my earlier posts http://chriswhiteonline.org/2014/09/against-abbotts-fair-work-amendments/ Senate lobbying. Discuss how to add your voice urging Senators to reject the Abbott and Abetz “Fair” Work Act amendments. As well as the ALP and Greens, contact the “Independents” now. Petition […]

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The Graham F Smith Peace Foundation 25 years Anniversary Dinner

“The inspiration for my life, my dreams, has always been made up of peace, socialism, of solidarity, of liberation, of loving and caring.” Graham F Smith 25 years ago in Adelaide the Graham F Smith Peace Foundation (then Trust) was formed Working for Peace through Arts. I was pleased as one of the founding members […]

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Australia steals Timor Leste oil

Australia steals Timor Leste oil

Clinton Fernandes on stolen TL oil; Timor Sea Justice campaign; and TL Studies Association 1.Our land is girt by oil-rich sea … that we steal from East Timor CLINTON FERNANDES | SEP 02, 2014 Crikey Australia has been stealing billions of dollars from one of our poorest neighbours, writes Clinton Fernandes, associate professor at the […]

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More on Gaza

More on Gaza actions: Melbourne activists; APHEDA Victoria Gaza appeal; Pilger; Archbishop Tutu call to support BDS;Israel steals Gaza gas; 1. Melbourne activists occupy Israel Elbit weapon systems https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4SuO3-aiTU&list=UUhCWj2WzlmY0lXW1RwM6Q4Q As well…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WRRmmKzaEI 2. From APHEDA Union Aid Abroad The Gaza Strip has been subjected to daily airstrikes and naval bombings from the Israeli military, leaving over […]

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Chomsky

Chomsky

Chomsky: U.S. Plunges the Cradle of Civilization into Disaster, While Its Oil-Based Empire Destroys the Earth’s Climate Humanity has the effect of an immense asteroid hitting the planet.September 5 2014 http://www.alternet.org/world/chomsky-americas-obsession-destroys-earths-climate?utm_content=buffera60b6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Sr Agio Pereira, TL Minister of State and President of the Council of Ministers launched the Chega! Report in English Timor Leste Melbourne Conference

Chega!

When I was in Jakarta last week I talked to Pat Walsh. Chega! is now in English and he wants supporters of Timor Leste, governments, organisations and individuals to read and distribute and campaign for the recommendations. Agio Pereira Minister of State and President of the Timor-Leste Council of Ministers publicly launched this English edition […]

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