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Black deaths in custody reveal Australian racism

Brisbane:The recent report handed down by the Queensland deputy coroner, Christine Clements, found that Palm Islander, Mulrinji, not only died in police custody on November 19 2004, but also that he died at the hands of the arresting officer. The…

Another black death in police custody

Australian racism in practice:Queensland’s deputy state coroner, Christine Clements in a damning report has criticized the initial investigation into the 2004 Palm Island death in custody of indigenous man Mulrunji saying that it failed to meet appropriate guidelines. Clements also…

Native title claim generates hysteria

The long time festering issue of land rights in Australia has again been greeted by hysteria. Native title to land has been something the mining sector in Australia is dark on as what gets done on any acre of the…

Still more on Chavez

I guess he is the flavour of the month but I can’t stop tasting.New interview and video documentary on Venezuela and its president by Greg Palast here. Catch it. Sourced out of Link TV. Burn a copy of it as…

Hugo Chavez at the UN

I’ve been tracking this down keenly. The speech is extraordinary and, with a little bit of luck, I may be able to share the video of same. Anyone that can throw out such lines as(in reference to G.W.Bush) –“The devil…