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Why This Video Makes One Editor Think Clinton Will Run In 2016 : NPR

Why This Video Makes One Editor Think Clinton Will Run In 2016 : NPR | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
A video tribute to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last weekend convinced New Yorker Editor David Remnick that Clinton is planning to run for president — despite all claims to the contrary.
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Jeremy Corbyn: as Labour leader, how I will unify MPs, rebuild the party and win in 2020

Jeremy Corbyn: as Labour leader, how I will unify MPs, rebuild the party and win in 2020 | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
We need to draw on all the talents and ideas in Labour, no matter which wing of the party they come from, says Jeremy Corbyn.
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Bronwyn Bishop: child of the Uglies felled by her own excess

Bronwyn Bishop: child of the Uglies felled by her own excess | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
As Bronwyn Bishop was pursuing public servants over their spending habits in the 1990s, David Leser found she was racking up bills of her own.
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Politics of the nuclear fuel cycle

Politics of the nuclear fuel cycle | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Rising unemployment across South Australia coupled with advances in atomic technology are producing a bipartisan openness towards a nuclear industry in the state.
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Scientists should take a leaf out of wellness bloggers' books

Scientists should take a leaf out of wellness bloggers' books | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
How can we distinguish credible wellness information from unfounded pseudoscience? And why is it that wellness gurus are often taken more seriously than scientists?
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Why Tony Abbott's climate 'strategy' is several different kinds of stupid

Why Tony Abbott's climate 'strategy' is several different kinds of stupid | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Most of the Coalition’s planned emission cuts to meet its new 2030 target come from yet to be detailed measures – any serious assessment is impossible in this policy void
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Child in detention for 1113 days, only 25 Rohingya refugees accepted

Child in detention for 1113 days, only 25 Rohingya refugees accepted | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
A child has been held in immigration detention for at least 1113 days and the Abbott government has accepted just 25 Rohingya refugees despite thousands fleeing persecution, official figures show, raising fresh criticism of Australia's hardline asylum-seeker stance.
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TPP negotiators fail to reach final deal as 'big four' stand firm

TPP negotiators fail to reach final deal as 'big four' stand firm | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Delegates negotiating a Pacific free trade agreement fail to reach a final deal after several days of intense talks in Hawaii.
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John Pilger - Episode 12

John Pilger - Episode 12 | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it

Debt as a neocolonial weapon

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The inimitable John Pilger discusses the role of the corporate media in manufacturing narratives, its relationship to capitalism and commodification, and the importance of independent media to pierce through the propaganda.

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Racism is a Moral Issue – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Racism is a Moral Issue – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Fear and anxiety; envy and resentment; ignorance and arrogance. The psychological roots of racism all involve a withholding of sympathy or compassion from those who are subjected to racist behaviour.
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Australia’s veil of secrecy

Australia’s veil of secrecy | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
The effect of the Border Force Act is to throw a veil of secrecy over what is happening in Australia’s immigration detention system.
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Most-disadvantaged communities in NSW not showing improvement: report

Most-disadvantaged communities in NSW not showing improvement: report | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
The most disadvantaged communities in NSW have shown little sign of improvement over the past 15 years, a report shows.
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Anne Aly: Reclaim Australia is the product of rising rightwing extremism

Anne Aly: Reclaim Australia is the product of rising rightwing extremism | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
George Christensen may believe Reclaim Australia isn’t racist, but the narrative that underscores the movement is shared across extremist groups
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Students desperate to go to university are selling off their future income

Students desperate to go to university are selling off their future income | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
STUDENTS are betting on their long-term incomes, with investment firms now covering the cost of their degrees, in return for a percentage of their future salaries.
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David Miliband pledges support to Liz Kendall

David Miliband pledges support to Liz Kendall | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Former Labour frontbencher David Miliband has pledged his support to Liz Kendall in the Labour leadership contest.
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Explaining Jeremy Corbyn, Britain's Insurgent Left-Wing Icon, to Americans | VICE | United States

The British Labour Party is having a leadership election and the front-runner makes Bernie Sanders look like Donald Trump.
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Would Dyson Heydon have skewered his own conduct had a unionist done it?

Would Dyson Heydon have skewered his own conduct had a unionist done it? | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
The analogy between union leaders running fundraisers for slush funds and a supposedly impartial Royal Commissioner attending a Liberal Party fundraiser is imprecise, but the short shrift Dyson Heydon gave unionists' excuses is instructive.
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The way I buy sausages could really hurt the banks

The way I buy sausages could really hurt the banks | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
My butcher no longer accepts cash, it only accepts card payments. And the simple action of the tap-and-go as I buy my meat could spell big trouble for the banks.
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Defamation laws in a 'parlous state': leading judge speaks out after Joe Hockey case

Defamation laws in a 'parlous state': leading judge speaks out after Joe Hockey case | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Joe Hockey's defamation case is a microcosm of the problem with defamation laws - and they must be fixed, a leading judge warns.
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Sirens of the Potomac: Think Tanks and Torture

Sirens of the Potomac: Think Tanks and Torture | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Recent findings of the independent report into the American Psychological Association ‘collusion’ in torture are not shocking. This is a symptom of a larger infestation that is eating away at the i...
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Sherlock Holmes' house is at the centre of an ownership mystery

Sherlock Holmes' house is at the centre of an ownership mystery | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
It is a mystery that would test the skills of the famous literary detective himself: who owns 221B Baker Street?
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Bronwyn Bishop's expensive love affair with charter flights began nearly two decades ago

Bronwyn Bishop's expensive love affair with charter flights began nearly two decades ago | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Bronwyn Bishop's love affair with charter flights began nearly two decades ago when she was a junior minister in the Howard government, with the now Speaker amassing a near $140,000 bill over four years.
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