I am totally depressed at the depth of world poverty and, even worse, the lack of compassion and caring shown by so many who have so much. I detest our materialistic, consumer orientated, profit before people society. I am disgusted by the unethical and immoral behaviour of so many of our politicians, including those at senior levels. I am horrified by the hatred and aggression levelled at those in society…
@NotleyTrevor gunna change my name to Frank,yeah I'm a bit of a Clown 🙂 @krONik pic.twitter.com/PZFUPaVHF7 @Elucidatus 🙂 — Billy Hunt (esq) (@On_Da_Ball) July 17, 2016
After directly fuelling the disaster at Fukushima, Australia should have taken steps to review and reconsider its role in the global nuclear trade Source: Fukushima five years on, and the lessons we failed to learn | Dave Sweeney
That blood sports continue in 2016 is abhorrent. However given the human capacity for violence and killing, perhaps it is not surprising. As such sports have also been favourites of the elite and ruling classes, they have generally been protected from any significant protest. Fox hunting, Duck-shooting, Big game hunting and the like are NOT sport. They are hedonistic entertainment for callous and selfish human beings who, generally, left to…
Source: Pambazuka – The corporate take-over of African food security
Climate change and the need for immediate and stong action to eliminate the human contribution to it is now recognised and supported by the majority, if not all, nations of the World. Even nations with massive populations and increasing need for energy to feed their development, such as China and India, are taking major steps in the right direction, despite the additional obstacles for them to do so. Major industrialised…
via The Wanderings of Tsetsen the Snow Leopard.
via Cape York traditional owners urge Rio Tinto to prevent ‘heartbreaking waste’ of timber. – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Commission).
Luke Mansillo: The mining boom has resulted in a huge extraction of wealth. But while Norway has been prudent with its resource bounty, turning it into a fund for future generations, Australia has not Source: Mining tax: it’s time for all Australians to realise they are being ripped off | Luke Mansillo
The Liberal Government in Australia has done much damage to our renewables industry.