Economic illiterates clueless of the damage they espouse

Written by Judy Ryan importing from the Australian

Economic illiterates clueless of the damage they espouse

The Andrews government will not charge protesters for the cost of policing their sit-in at the intersection of Swanston and Flinders streets. Picture: Stuart McEvoy

This week Australian politics entered a new stage. Extremists taking direct action, in the name of a highly coercive version of veganism, stopped the traffic in Melbourne.

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How GetUp Abuses Vulnerable Children

Written by Dr Judy Ryan

children climate strike

Dear GetUp and other Political Activists,

Shame on you. The evidence indicates that you are deceiving vulnerable school children and using them as puppets to further your own perverse ideology.

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How to Break the Backbone of Australia

Written by Viv Forbes

Since the days of the gold rushes and the wool booms, Australia has always relied heavily on its great primary industries – mining, farming, forestry and fishing and their supporting transport, energy and processing industries.

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New CO2 Science: From Climate Demon To Saint

Written by John O'Sullivan

A huge volcano in Iceland may be getting ready to erupt - Vox

The new millenium is seeing revolutionary change in our understanding of carbon dioxide (CO2). Once the demon global warming gas, scientists are increasingly accepting they got that wrong. We examine some of the astonishing developments.

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Japanese Probe Likely To Have ‘Bombed’ An Asteroid

Written by Paul Rincon

Hayabusa2Image copyright AKIHIRO IKESHITA
Image caption Artwork: Scientists want to retrieve a pristine sample of material from the crater

The Japanese Hayabusa-2 spacecraft is thought to have detonated an explosive charge on the asteroid it is exploring.

The idea was to create an artificial crater on the object known as Ryugu.

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China unchecked in Antarctica

Written by Jackson Gothe-Snape

What is China doing down there? Truth is, we don’t know for sure. Flying high in the skies above Antarctica’s ice in late 2016, the former head of the Australian Antarctic Division was on a spectacular mission.

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