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Mohamed Haneef and protecting liberal democracy in the age of terror

Balancing civil liberties with the need to have an effective counterterrorism campaign has long been a difficult issue for liberal democracies. The arrest, detention, release and now detention of suspect Mohamed Haneef has raised important questions about the protection of

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Indigenous emergency… still an emergency

I had intended to do what I did after the first week of the Indigenous emergency, and put up a comprehensive links post, but time got away from me a little, and there is a lot less to link to

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Posted in Authoritarianism, indigenous, media, politics, Poverty, Race, sociology

Urgent action needed: Reef could die in 20 years

“If we don’t cut back on emissions very dramatically, we are going to look at loss of things like the Great Barrier Reef and other coral ecosystems,” Prof Hoegh-Guldberg said. “If we take it seriously and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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