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Don’t knock foreign labour, Ferguson says

AAP If Australians don’t want high-paid mining jobs they shouldn’t hold back the nation by opposing imported labour, federal resources minister Martin Ferguson says. Asked why the federal government’s $3000-$9000 incentives for skilled workers to relocate to remote areas appeared … Continue reading

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MacIntyre and the Morality of Patriotism

Wes Alwan partiallyexaminedlife.com Gary Gutting reflects this Fourth of July on the morality of patriotism, which is grounded in a kind of in-group loyalty at odds with moral theories that require that we treat all human beings equally, regardless of … Continue reading

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Shell keen to import foreign workers

Leigh Sales ABC One of the world’s most powerful business leaders has applauded the Government’s move to put a price on carbon, but says his company will need to import foreign workers to make its Australian operations competitive. Peter Voser, … Continue reading

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Monsanto plans massive biotech experiment in the US

RT The US government has for the first time signed off on a large-scale experiment involving genetically modified crops, which will lead to biotech big shot Monsanto introducing an engineered corn seed across America from South Dakota to Texas. The … Continue reading

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City rentals too pricey for low-income tenants

ABC A new survey shows low-income earners are being priced out of the rentals market in Australian capital cities. Anglicare’s rental affordability snapshot tests how affordable the private rental market is for households on government payments and the minimum wage. … Continue reading

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Zoning the ocean

Audrey Hudson Human Events President Barack Obama has an ambitious plan for Washington bureaucrats to take command of the oceans—and with it control over much of the nation’s energy, fisheries, even recreation in a move described by lawmakers as the … Continue reading

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The psychological science of relationships

Anna Mikulak EurekAlert (April 16, 2012) — Our relationships with others are an essential part of everyday life, but that doesn’t mean that understanding and getting along with other people is easy. Here is some of the latest research on … Continue reading

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New Year’s Address to the Nation – V.Havel

Source: OldHRad My dear fellow citizens, For forty years you heard from my predecessors on this day different variations on the same theme: how our country was flourishing, how many million tons of steel we produced, how happy we all … Continue reading

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Received wisdom

Philip Hunter Prospect Magazine Intelligence quotients (IQs) have risen in developed nations for almost a century. This phenomenon, named the “Flynn effect” after the New Zealand intelligence researcher James Flynn, was first identified in 1984 in the United States. It … Continue reading

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Pensioner shoots himself at Greek Parliament, refuses to ‘search for food in garbage’

RT A 77-year-old Greek man has committed suicide in central Athens by the nation’s parliament, shooting himself with a handgun in apparent financial desperation. Eyewitness reports say that the man shouted “So I won’t leave debts for my children” before … Continue reading

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