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April 16, 2021

Mining and political donations

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Coalition ‘hellbent’

Mat Morris, Bangalow The NSW coalition seems to be hellbent on outdoing their federal counterparts when it comes to the denigration...

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Comedian, writer, and social commentator Jean Kittson has the ability to distil complex ideas into commonsense. Jean is one of the national treasures in conversation with Mandy Nolan and Fiona O’Loughlin at No Eggs for Breakfast, a comedic chat themed around life beyond fertility! It seemed remiss not to ask Ms Kittson on her take on the debacle that is federal politics and gender equity.

I note an article in Crikey.com has highlighted the connection between coalition government policy and donations from the mining sector etc.

Our greatest fear has come to pass. Whilst I am an agnostic I am happy to remind everyone of Jesus rage at money lenders operating in the Tabernacle.

And we have a failed priest as our Prime Minister?

Joe Monks
, Woodburn


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