Twenty-seven “clandestine” graves were found on a property adjacent to the Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida. The newly found graves increase the total discovered burials near campus to 82. The school is accused of carrying out abuses on students between 1900 and 1973. Dozier, which closed permanently in […]
The UK economy is in need of “fundamental reform” following a failure to raise living standards and address inequality since the 2008 financial crisis, a report has said. The IPPR commission on economic justice was put together by leaders in society and industry including Legal and General’s $US1.3 trillion fund […]
Swiss voters have rejected a radical reform of their banking system, which would have moved control of money creation from private to public hands. The Vollgeld reform was vetoed in a referendum on Sunday by a vote of 76% opposed. Executive bankers and other opponents have expressed relief after calling […]
The AICD says Australia hasn’t made that much progress in improving productivity and prosperity for all. The company directors have released a report card showing weak results across governance, infrastructure, innovation, finance and not for profits. Australia mostly scores a week C. The highest was a B+ for innovation. Australia’s […]
Wikipedia is taking on the Australian government in a campaign calling for copyright law reform. The online encyclopaedia has started displaying top-of-page banners for Australian users urging the country to enact “fair use” provisions, which has been recommended in six reports since 1998, but never adopted. Fair use allows copyrighted […]
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The Commonwealth government announced plans on the weekend to legalise growing cannabis for medicinal and research purposes in Australia. The news follows the Victorian government’s announcement earlier this month that it will legalise access to medicinal cannabis products for patients with severe symptoms from 2017. Meanwhile, the New South Wales […]
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