Saturday, August 29, 2015

Ach rous sos: 'What in the world is going on?' - Why Everything Seems to be Travelling the Wrong Way ...

The Story of the Butterfly That Got Adopted by A Red Ant Smithsonian

Hugo Weaving: Just because Australian films aren't seen doesn't mean they don't exist

More than 50 years later, the Southern Baptist preacher’s words resonate—even outside of America.

Reading MLK in New Zealand

A woman with a child worked in a poppy field in Guerrero State in Mexico. As American heroin use has risen sharply, so has opium production south of the border. Credit
Former MP has accused both sides of politics of being loose with the truth ...
Former independent MP Tony Windsor has hit out at a bungled operation that would have seen people stopped for passport checks on the streets of Melbourne, telling ABC radio he had no doubt that some in the Abbott government "hopes that something goes wrong domestically".
Speaking on ABC radio national current affairs program AM, Mr Windsor said the Border Force operation was no mistake, but a "deliberate agenda to create fear in the community" Former MP Tony Windsor Border Force patrol was 'a deliberate act to create fear' 

A joint Fairfax-Four Corners investigation found up to two-thirds of 7 Eleven investigation exposes shocking exploitation of convenience store workers - 7-Eleven stores could be underpaying workers Visas and Illegal Immigrants: 7-Eleven warns franchisees violating law

Three Bulgarians and one Afghan citizen have been arrested in relation to the 71 migrants found dead in a truck on the side of an Austrian highway, Hungarian police said in a statement.
Four arrested in Hungary after dozens of dead migrants found in truck in Austria

Via Malchkeon circa MMIV Mr Giraffe at the Mara

Ugly scenes erupted in Bendigo as anti-Islam and anti-racist protesters faced off over the construction of a controversial mosque in the town. Frontline police trying to keep rival protest groups apart were forced to use pepper spray as tensions boiled over high about 3.20pm. Officers deployed the capsicum spray after anti-racism protesters set fire to an Australian flag, triggering a furious reaction from rivals. Sharia Laws and Hallal ... Bendigo mosque: Anti-Islam and anti-racist protester face off in counter rallies 

The horror discovery of more than 70 bodies in a truck outside Vienna is no isolated event.  People-smuggling for profit
Seized proceeds of organised crime could be pumped into ice rehabilitation and treatment programs under a proposal announced by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on Saturday. Drug and People-smuggling for profit  Queensland Labor state conference: Proceeds of crime could fund drug programs