Howard’s desire to sell uranium to China has significant reminiscences of Robert “Pig-Iron Bob” Menzies selling iron-ore to the Japanese totalitarian empire while it was engaging in human rights abuses in Nanking, China in the 1933 invasion of Manchuria.
As reported in the Melbourne Age, it seems Ahmed Chalabi was behind the Australian Wheat Board monopoly investigation for kickbacks to the Hussain regime.
A project I’ve been involved with at the Music Cognition Group of the UvA is an online experiment into the ability of listeners to discriminate timing and tempo changes in Classical, Jazz and Rock music.
Straight from the mouth of corporate America and using the U.S. Federal government statistics higher educated wages are falling, while lower skilled jobs wages (“McJobs”) are actually increasing in the U.S. As the article itself posits, it could be a statistical anomaly, or it could be the result of outsourcing as a result of globalisation…
As the debate rages over whether to fund Hamas, “a democratically elected terrorist organization”, it’s worth considering how the claim of the state of Israel and it’s terrorist group, the Ergun, responsible for bombing British hotels in Palestine in 1946, were allowed to be legitimate.