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Stop the Spies: Australians Rise Up Against Mandatory Data Retention
It is a tried and tested technique: fomenting a culture of fear of ceaseless war or terrorism, in order to justify arbitrary and authoritarian incursions on civil liberties back at home. We've read about it in George Orwell's 1984 , we've heard about it being practised by oppressive regimes such as...
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East Asia: A Farewell to Arms
With climate change upon us, it's time to bury the hatchet in one of the world's most volatile regions
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WikiLeaks: Australian Police Spent Millions Spying on Citizens
Police in New South Wales spent millions on high-tech, controversial spyware program FinFisher
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Dumping Plan Scrapped, But Coal Terminal's Threat to Great Barrier Reef Remains
News met with cautious approval as environmentalists warn that expanded export terminal still poses grave threat to both World Heritage site and planet
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Russians Strike Back Against Western Nations with One-Year Food Import Ban
In response to increased sanctions by the west and continued conflict in Ukraine, Moscow announces one year ban on meat, fruit, vegetables and other products coming from the US, EU, Canada, Norway and Australia
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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa (Photo:  Cancillería del Ecuador) News
Australia, Indonesia Attack WikiLeaks for Publishing Censorship Order
Governments condemn exposure of blanket gag order on massive corruption case
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Wikileaks Defies Australian Court's 'Blanket Censorship Order' by Publishing It
Founder Julian Assange says unprecedented government gag order is 'blindfolding the Australian public'
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'Climate Criminality': Australia OKs Biggest Coal Mine
Environmental groups slam decision that will 'dump on' Great Barrier Reef, fuel climate crisis
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Australia Engages in 'Intergenerational Theft,' Axes Carbon Tax
Climate Institute calls move "a monumentally reckless backward leap."
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Canada's Harper, Australia's Abbott Forge 'Climate Deniers Club'
Two prime ministers heap praise on each other for anti-climate change leadership
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