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‘Ways to Improve Australia #1: Create a New Political System

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2013-02-05 05:05:43 | Politics

The creation of a new political system is a radical concept, but why have political parties at all Do our current political parties really serve the citizens’ interest in the most effective way...

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Posted by Ross Federer | Published 2012-12-23 10:02:21 | Aging

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ASIC Chief is Doing a Good Job by Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-17 09:17:33 | Politics

I think Greg Medcraft, who’s been head of Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for the last year, has done a good job compared to his predecessors Regulators should work cooperat...

Read more..  •  Comments (5) | 2012-12-17 09:17:33  •  545 Reads

Do We Have Free Press and a Democracy in Australia? And the Fairfax Saga Continues by Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-17 05:34:08 | Politics

According to Treasurer Swan, Gina Rinehart becoming the major shareholder in Fairfax is a threat to democracy I find this interesting...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2012-12-17 05:34:08  •  1005 Reads

Trends Support Australians Want a New Political System and Don’t Like Compulsory Voting by Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-17 01:44:47 | Politics

One fifth of eligible voters, almost 3 million people choose not to vote according to the Financial Review It appears the land of compulsory voting is breeding non voters in large numbers...

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Payroll Taxes Imposed by Greedy State Governments Will Lead to a Continued Loss of Australian Jobs by Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-16 07:17:03 | Politics

State governments impose taxes on companies who employ staff in their state The rates vary slightly between each state but generally it’s 4 – 5% tax on top of each employee’s salary above a low...

Read more..  •  Comments (6) | 2012-12-16 07:17:03  •  424 Reads

Australia’s Debt Tops $200 Billion After Government Borrows $100 Million Per Day – Jamie McIntyre

Posted by JamieMcIntyre | Published 2012-12-16 03:44:55 | Politics

On Friday our nation’s debt went over $200 billion for the first time ever We borrowed $3...

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Abdel Aziz of Mauritania Should Step Down Now

Posted by Weld Bessid | Published 2012-12-14 12:13:51 | Politics

His government nothing more than a pack of lies and his regime a dictatorship bent on oppressing the people of Mauritania, it is past time that Ould Abdel Aziz stepped down His illegal seizure of powe...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2012-12-14 12:13:51  •  345 Reads

The Hispanic Trayvon? Self Defense Laws Gone Awry

Posted by Todd A. Smith | Published 2012-12-12 23:30:40 | Politics

In his historic letter from a Birmingham jail, Martin Luther King, Jr stated “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2012-12-12 23:30:40  •  783 Reads

Chad Holley, Martin Cases Show Black Male Life Has No Value

Posted by Todd A. Smith | Published 2012-12-08 08:34:25 | Politics

Sorry Black men, but your life is worth nothing It is worth nothing in the eyes of the law, which allows others to brutalize you and murder you without any repercussions...

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Recent Events Show Relevance For Civil Rights Organizations

Posted by Meta J. Mereday | Published 2012-11-29 06:17:13 | Politics

According to Ryan Dody, a contributor on ehowcom, civil rights organizations were in the forefront for the underserved in the United States...

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2012 Republican Primary Shows GOP Not Concerned With Diversity

Posted by Todd A. Smith | Published 2012-11-26 19:41:40 | Politics

At the Sundance Film Festival, Spike Lee stated that as America becomes more diverse, it is smart for the entertainment business to become more diverse, in order to capitalize on the dollars of differ...

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Voting Rights For Felons Should Be Restored

Posted by Meta J. Mereday | Published 2012-11-11 16:43:16 | Politics

With a major election year upon us and daily newscasts showcasing the high and low polls of an ever changing list of Republicans vying for their shot to run against President Barack Obama, we should t...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2012-11-11 16:43:16  •  424 Reads