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Perceptions as a Chinese Australian

Just this morning, I shared an article on my personal Facebook page, which discussed Australia’s former Prime Minister, Bob Hawke’s decision to provide asylum for Chinese students on the aftermath of the Tienanmen Square Massacre in 1989.  542 more words

Bamboo Ceiling

2014 - A Year of Gumshoeing Without Fear or Favour

2014 was really my first year reporting news and trying to provide an alternative voice to the mainstream narrative. It was a year of hot issues, much learning and pleasant surprises (e.g. 2,109 more words

World Politics

EMERGING MARKETS UNRAVELING: IS THE US GOING FOR BROKE - OR JUST STUPID?

Jerk or psychopath?

When Yellen tapered, Brics gaped. They thought cheap money was going to last forever. When Wall St and The City attacked the oil price, Venezuela had an attack of the vapours and Russia began hurriedly to top up its already engorged gold reserves. 914 more words

VLADIMIR PUTIN

Tall Tales

Dear Biddy,

The Celts are great story-tellers of tall tales and true. Last night I was once again in the audience of an Eric Bogle concert when he warmly told us all that there is a difference between lies and what we call bullshit. 386 more words

"Rich countries must not become gated communities" - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

While Australia is not mentioned by name, the bulk of the message is clearly directed at both government policy, and community sentiment towards asylum seekers. 427 more words

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