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Julian Assange: the freedom of free speech - On Line Opinion - 7/6/2012

Julian Assange: the freedom of free speech - On Line Opinion - 7/6/2012 | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
A lesson from the Assange controversy is what we may learn about the nature of justice.
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I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. DeGaulle
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What It Takes to Be a Whistleblower in America—and What It Takes Out of You

What It Takes to Be a Whistleblower in America—and What It Takes Out of You | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
In 2005, Tony Menendez blew the whistle on Halliburton’s accounting practices. The fight cost him nine years of his life.
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Robert Webb: I wouldn’t put Ed Miliband on a T-shirt, but I will vote for him

Robert Webb: I wouldn’t put Ed Miliband on a T-shirt, but I will vote for him | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Cameron talks about parental leave like a cop judging a flower show and whining Clegg has propped him up. I know what to do.
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Bali 9: Time to death penalty-proof our AFP

Bali 9: Time to death penalty-proof our AFP | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were only arrested in Indonesia because the Australian Federal Police tipped off their Indonesian counterparts. The law that allowed this must be rectified.
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Meet The Only Person Being Punished After The Senate Torture Report

Meet The Only Person Being Punished After The Senate Torture Report | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Five months after the Senate Intelligence Committee released its gruesome report on the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program, someone is finally paying steep professional consequences. Except it’s not the former torturers. Or the...
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What Can a Poor City Really Do to Prepare for an Earthquake?

What Can a Poor City Really Do to Prepare for an Earthquake? | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Earthquakes present a unique problem for cities with a lack of resources.
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Tanya Plibersek Will Push Labor For Compulsory Same-Sex Marriage Support

Tanya Plibersek Will Push Labor For Compulsory Same-Sex Marriage Support | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Tanya Plibersek Will Push Labor For Compulsory Same-Sex Marriage Support
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Anzac centenary: long road for diggers with PTSD

Anzac centenary: long road for diggers with PTSD | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day, it is timely to read in the Medical Journal of Australia about how our understanding of PTSD has changed over the past century.
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Asio Act review told journalists face jail even if reporting on serious wrongdoing

Asio Act review told journalists face jail even if reporting on serious wrongdoing | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Acting intelligence watchdog told legislation criminalising disclosures about ‘special intelligence operations’ could result in jail even under public interest test
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The odd thing that happens when injustice benefits you

The odd thing that happens when injustice benefits you | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
It stings when life’s not fair – but what happens if it means we profit? As Tom Stafford writes, some people may perform unexpected self-sabotage.
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Obama: Elizabeth Warren Is Simply Wrong On TPP

Obama: Elizabeth Warren Is Simply Wrong On TPP | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama criticized Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and others who are opposed to a new trade deal that he is negotiating on Tuesday, saying that his opponents are simply wrong on the facts of the deal.

Warren and other Democrats hav...
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15 Companies That Paid Zero Income Tax Last Year (Despite $23 Billion In Profits)

15 Companies That Paid Zero Income Tax Last Year (Despite $23 Billion In Profits) | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Due to completely messed up U.S. tax policies, some even got a rebate check.
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Why Did the American Psychological Association Approve Its Members to Oversee Torture?

Why Did the American Psychological Association Approve Its Members to Oversee Torture? | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
A new report finds that APA officials worked with the Bush administration to draft a permissive policy for its members to oversee national security interrogations.
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Countdown to British election

Countdown to British election | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Voter mistrust, rise of the populist coalitions, dog whistle politics and the Russell Brand factor; the great British election kicks off tomorrow
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NACCHO Health News: Is WA stepping away from original plan to close 150 remote Aboriginal communities ?

NACCHO Health News: Is WA stepping away from original plan to close 150 remote Aboriginal communities ? | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
  Colin Barnett has stepped away from his controversial rhetoric that up to 150 remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia will be closed down, revealing plans for a “hub and orbit” st...
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A nation reborn at Anzac Cove? Utter nonsense: Keating

A nation reborn at Anzac Cove? Utter nonsense: Keating | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Former prime minister challenges one of the nation's most cherished narratives: that Australia's nationhood was baptised within the Anzac spirit of Gallipoli.
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ACCC signs off on pharma–doctor transparency regime

ACCC signs off on pharma–doctor transparency regime | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Doctors receiving payments from big pharma for speaking at educational events or sitting on advisory panels will be named under new rules endorsed by the ACCC last week.
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Australian IS doctor was good and caring: colleagues

Australian IS doctor was good and caring: colleagues | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
The so-called ‘Australian IS doctor’, Dr Tareq Kamleh, has been described as a 'very good and caring' medical professional by doctors who worked with him over the past few years.
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Another woman dies and the government is axing a program to educate kids about domestic violence

Another woman dies and the government is axing a program to educate kids about domestic violence | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
There are now 33 women who have been killed in Australia as a result of violence so far in 2015.
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A Drone Program That Has Killed Hundreds Of Civilians Finally Killed Some That The White House Regrets

A Drone Program That Has Killed Hundreds Of Civilians Finally Killed Some That The White House Regrets | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
This morning, the White House disclosed that a January 2015 drone strike, conducted in Pakistan by the CIA with the intention of taking out an al Qaeda compound, resulted in the deaths of two al Qaeda hostages who were not known to have been in the l...
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Gallipoli and forgetting

Gallipoli and forgetting | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
More French soldiers died at Gallipoli than Australians, writes Nic Maclellan, and many of the allied troops were African and Indian.
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The Armenian Genocide’s Samantha Power Problem

The Armenian Genocide’s Samantha Power Problem | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
The United States cannot stop genocide as long as policymakers and human rights advocates stick to black-and-white narratives.
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UN Security Council members 'moved to tears' by Syria images of dying women and children

UN Security Council members 'moved to tears' by Syria images of dying women and children | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Members of the UN Security Council were reportedly moved to tears after being shown images of civilian victims of alleged chlorine attacks in Syria. Most of the victims were said to be women and children
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