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Friday Choice Cuts
This week has been a veritable hotbed of controversy. Here’s our wrap.
Amina Arraf, a lesbian Syrian blogger, was abducted by Syrian authorities during the week, prompting howls of protest around the world - at least until it emerged that she may be the figment of someone’s imagination. If that’s the case, it would be a distasteful distraction from the life-and-death struggle many Syrians…
Lunchbox / Soapbox
Sarah Marland on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and their Homelands
Pokies Lobby Punting on Government Pressure
The pokies hotels and clubs industry is set to launch a $20 million campaign to oppose proposed poker machines reform. Clubs Australia’s campaign, to be launched today, aims to scuttle reforms proposed by independent Tasmanian MP Andrew Wilkie by calling them “un-Australian”. The campaign website features a conversation between two mates having a quiet beer and “quick flutter” after a hard day at work…
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