Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Rupert Murdoch could be forced to appear before royal commission, Greens say

Rupert Murdoch could be forced to appear before royal commission, Greens say

The inquiry would set out to probe Australia’s regulatory framework and the effect of ownership laws on media concentration.

The IRS Just Hiked Taxes On Private Jet Flights. Pastors Are Not Excluded.

Tim Winton's Love Letter to Ningaloo presented by Brisbane Writers Festival 2023 | Event in Brisbane |

Luke Sayers missing from PwC tax scandal - PwC’s Tom Seymour to exit, Switkowski to run tax leaks inquiry

PWC are in trouble in Australia. The suggestion that they shared government secrets does not look good

As the FT has reported this morning: PwC is racing to contain the global fallout of an Australian leak scandal on its business after it
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The Mercenaries Who Fight for American Empire

How private military contractors, aka mercenaries, are now an essential part of America’s increasingly privatized wars

Poland will be wealthier than Britain by 2030 – it’s time we took notice Telegraph

Cory Doctorow Explains Why Big Tech Is Making the Internet Terrible Jacobin 

First UK baby with DNA from three people born after new IVF procedure Guardian 

Government Begins to Ask: When Do We Leave Twitter? 

Government Technology: “For years, Twitter has been an indispensable piece of government communications — especially during emergencies, public officials turn often to the app as one of the fastest options for telling people what’s happening. But last week at the annual Government Social Media Conference in Reno, Nev., a government communications professional stood up and in front of a room of her peers and called Twitter a “hellscape,” asking the panelists on stage: When do you know it’s time to pull the plug on Twitter?…”

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