Archive | April, 2012

Burger Hospitalises Another Diner in USA

Not salmonella, nor other dangerous food safety related issues, but from a burger and the sheer fat and calorific content consumed. Vegas – City of Vice, has what everyone wants, quite literally. The motto here is if you can pay for it, we will squeeze it all into the one city so you really don’t […]

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The Virtue of Intolerance

I’m an intolerant person.  I do not like tolerant ideologies, values or people who push tolerance as a virtue.  I am not ashamed for being this way.  I will not apologise for this.  I believe if people were more intolerant, the world would be a better place for everyone.  I believe tolerance is the root […]

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But words will never hurt me..?

Australia’s asylum seeker debate and mandatory detention policy are two ugly white stains on our national image, having festered for over a decade.  They have consistently been on the receiving end of criticism from the United Nations, Amnesty International and other prominent international organisations, damaging our reputation as a welcoming and generous nation.

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Stand Your Ground: Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and Bill Cosby

The fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman took place on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida. Trayvon Martin was a 17-year-old African American boy who was unarmed; George Zimmerman is a 28-year-old biracial Hispanic American who, at the time of the shooting, was the community watch coordinator for the gated community where the […]

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Work For Free: Employers hiring unpaid workers in ‘widespread practice’

Lauren Novak, political reporter for Adelaide‘s The Advertiser, revealed on April 10 the rife trend of employers preying on young people desperate for a job by allowing them to work either drastically underpaid or in many cases without pay, for up to a year. The practice has prompted an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman. Unions, […]

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