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Dedicated to pursuit of social justice

Dedicated to pursuit of social justice | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
GAVIN MOONEY, 1943-2012Gavin Mooney believed passionately in social justice and taught thousands of students in the ''caring discipline'' of health economics.
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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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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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Listening for policy change: how the voices of disabled people shaped Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme

Listening for policy change: how the voices of disabled people shaped Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
This paper examines how the voices of people with disability were listened to in the development of Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme and the extent to which listening continues beyond the policy development stage.
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Government's council of asylum-seeker advisers has stood empty for five months

Government's council of asylum-seeker advisers has stood empty for five months | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
The Minister’s Council on Asylum Seekers and Detention is there to provide independent immigration advice to Peter Dutton but has been vacant since 2014
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Australian - PNG relations? C - Mark Evenhuis

Australian - PNG relations? C - Mark Evenhuis | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Asylum Insight is a resource hub which brings together comprehensive
information and current commentary on Australian asylum policy.
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Why do ambitious women have flat heads?

Why do ambitious women have flat heads? | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Dame Stephanie Shirley is the most successful tech entrepreneur you never heard of. In the 1960s, she founded a pioneering all-woman software company in the UK, which was ultimately valued at $3 billion, making millionaires of 70 of her team members. In this frank and often hilarious talk, she explains why she went by “Steve,” how she upended the expectations of the time, and shares some sure-fire ways to identify ambitious women …
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Guilty/not guilty: feds want them treated the same - InDaily | Adelaide News

Guilty/not guilty: feds want them treated the same - InDaily | Adelaide News | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Legal, mental health and disability experts are lining up across the country to condemn a little-known Federal Government move to treat people found not guilty of a crime the same as convicted criminals, InDaily can reveal.
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Where the hell did this psychopathic monster come from?

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Integrated care: the end of the hospital as we know it?

Integrated care: the end of the hospital as we know it? | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
While integrated care clearly means change for hospital-based professionals, it is not by definition opposed to the institutional interests of hospital providers, says Chris Naylor. Hospitals are often seen as an impediment to integrated care. The concern frequently voiced is that their dominant role in the health system makes it harder for commissioners to shift resources into the community and to develop more co-ordinated services that cross organisational boundaries.
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: it might be about trade, but it’s far from free • Inside Story

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: it might be about trade, but it’s far from free • Inside Story | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
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Modelling the mob: How computers can predict violence

Modelling the mob: How computers can predict violence | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Researchers are increasingly using computer models to predict violence in developing nations. Andy Extance reports.
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White House Issues Saturday Night Iran Deal Warning To The Senate

White House Issues Saturday Night Iran Deal Warning To The Senate | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- In an effort to reassert control over the domestic political debate surrounding sensitive negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, the White House penned a letter Saturday night warning senators to hold back on legislation that wou...
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Green Climate Fund confirms Australia has no direct say in contribution spending

Green Climate Fund confirms Australia has no direct say in contribution spending | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Executive director Héla Cheikhrouhou says governments cannot stipulate how money is spent, contradicting earlier claim by environment minster Greg Hunt
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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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How The World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect the Poor

How The World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect the Poor | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, the World Bank has regularly failed to enforce its "safeguard" policies protecting some of the poorest and most vulnerable people on the planet, an investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, The Huffington Post and other media partners has found.
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The bank’s commitment, it says, is to “do no harm” to people or the environment. The World Bank has broken its promise.

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Indonesia’s Lamongan network: how East Java, Poso and Syria are linked

Indonesia’s Lamongan network: how East Java, Poso and Syria are linked | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
A network of extremists in East Java illustrates how support for a local jihadi struggle in Poso, Central Sulawesi is linked to support for the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), now called Islamic State. Understanding that network could lead to more effective counter-extremism programs.
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Where's the letter from 100 people living in poverty?

Where's the letter from 100 people living in poverty? | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
The election debate will be dominated by business leaders, bond markets, the Health Service and the public finances. The poor have been written out of the script.
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The Fallout of Workers’ Comp ‘Reforms’: 5 Tales of Harm

Injured workers share their stories, revealing the real-life impact of rollbacks that have been spreading across the country.
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Domestic violence in Australia: interim report

Domestic violence in Australia: interim report | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Concerned about government funding cuts to a broad range of services essential to supporting victims of domestic violence, this report recommends the Commonwealth Government restore funding cuts from legal services, housing and homelessness services and the Department of Social Services grants program, and guarantee funding under the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness for at least four years.
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Lynton Crosby: can the ‘Lizard of Oz’ win the election for the Tories?

Lynton Crosby: can the ‘Lizard of Oz’ win the election for the Tories? | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
The blunt-speaking political strategist helped Australia’s Liberal party to four victories in a row. Will his hard-right message reach the voters that Old Etonians cannot?
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The business of child detention: charitable co-option, migrant advocacy and activist outrage

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14 Million Children Suffering as Result of War in Syria and Iraq, Unicef Says

14 Million Children Suffering as Result of War in Syria and Iraq, Unicef Says | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
The report was one of a slew of statements by international relief agencies detailing the plight of Syrian civilians in a conflict that has killed more than 200,000 people.
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