Proof that a Privatised Fourth Estate is by the very nature of it's Business Model for Profit Elitist Conservative and drifting towards Fascism.A New York Times Magazine investigation found that in recent years, the Murdochs’ media empire has been “instrumental in amplifying the nativist revolt that was reshaping governments not just in the United States but also across the planet,” with their outlets fueling xenophobia and ethnonationalism to achieve political aims in the U.S., the United Kingdom, and Australia.
As prime-time hosts, Carlson and Ingraham turned their shows into clearinghouses for white supremacist talking points about an “invasion” of migrants, screeds about the systematic “replacement” of white Americans by people of colour through immigration, and dire warnings that if something wasn’t done soon, the nation would be imperilled.
'After assessing the Coroner's Report into the death of Mr Khazaei and considering the application of ... the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act), it did not appear to Comcare than an offence had been committed against the WHS Act.'Max Costello told IA:
"How could anyone familiar with the legislation, after reading the coroner's report, not find any WHS Act offence?"
Conservative Christians running foreign policy are scary - » The Australian Independent Media Network
Just Cloning Around (OTD)
Much has been written about Andrew Hastie’s idiotic comments this week comparing the rise of China to that of Nazi Germany. Having James Patterson come out in support just added to the Nazi theme with his unnerving likeness to the stereotypical Hitler Youth image.
Tony thinks Jesus is still top dog, backed up by the military might of the English-speaking Judeo-Christian Western world crusaders.
Scott Morrison’s foray into the matter was not helpful when he relegated China to “customer” status.
And they wonder why our relationship with China is at an “all-time low”.