BVC examines the ‘Age of Cage’ | Books

BVC examines the ‘Age of Cage’ | Books

I’m taking a week to rest, see some new movies and regenerate, as we approach 2022’s mid-point. This week, I’m taking this space to recommend a new book, because I can’t write well unless I’m reading something. With the meta-reflexive comedy “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” still playing at Regal, it’s perfect timing for … Read more

Planned Parenthood calls Rick Caruso over donations to anti-abortion-rights candidates

Planned Parenthood calls Rick Caruso over donations to anti-abortion-rights candidates

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project’s Los Angeles chapter is calling on mayoral candidate and billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso to apologize for funding anti-abortion rights candidates in light of news that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn the landmark abortion-rights decision Roe v. Wade. Following news that Politico obtained … Read more

When will there be a federal ICAC or anti-corruption commission? What do the parties promise?

When will there be a federal ICAC or anti-corruption commission?  What do the parties promise?

Barnaby Joyce does not think many Australians will actually worry that a national anti-corruption watchdog is still a dream when they cast their vote. The Deputy Prime Minister’s recent comments on why the coalition has departed from its 2019 election promise to establish a Commonwealth Integrity Commission show the political calculation made in the run-up … Read more

France: EU fraud agency investigates candidate Le Pen

France: EU fraud agency investigates candidate Le Pen

PARIS (AP) – Paris prosecutors are studying a report by the EU Fraud Office accusing French right-wing extremist presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and other members of her nationalist party of abusing public funds while serving in the European Parliament. The report was revealed by the French investigative news site Mediapart a few days before … Read more

The election campaign goes so far back to the future that it is prehistoric for Morrison and Albanese

The election campaign goes so far back to the future that it is prehistoric for Morrison and Albanese

Our entire country has been devastated by a pandemic. Our national budget is a river of death. Demagogues pursue the earth. Fires and floods have knelt right in our slippers. If our collective situation was a Bible book club, it would be directly to the Revelations. The grasshopper plagues are expected every moment. So why … Read more

Fatal Brisbane house fire, Albanian buhede at Bluesfest as Labor support falls | 9 News Australia – 9 News Australia

Fatal Brisbane house fire, Albanian buhede at Bluesfest as Labor support falls |  9 News Australia – 9 News Australia

Fatal Brisbane house fire, Albanian buhede at Bluesfest as Labor support falls | 9 News Australia9 News Australia Was Albo’s risky Bluesfest move ingenious or hugely unsuccessful?Courier mail Predatory buh to Albo at Bluesfestnews.com.au Albanian buhede at Bluesfest after a poll showing voters’ support for Labor, leader has fallen away9 News See full coverage on … Read more

Go one-on-one with Governor Whitmer, Detroit Grand Prix taking to the streets – CBS Detroit

Go one-on-one with Governor Whitmer, Detroit Grand Prix taking to the streets – CBS Detroit

Southfield (CBS Detroit) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer spoke about his plans to rectify the state’s ailing roads, pandemic and policy on “Michigan Matters,” which airs Sunday at 7 p.m. 8 on CBS 62. Michigan Matters Host Carol Cain with Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer READ MORE: FDA approves first COVID-19 exhalation test Whitmer spoke with senior … Read more

Deputy Richard Marles says Labor remains ‘optimistic’ despite a difficult week on the campaign track

Deputy Richard Marles says Labor remains ‘optimistic’ despite a difficult week on the campaign track

Deputy opposition leader Richard Marles says Labor is optimistic despite a tough week on the campaign track for Anthony Albanese. Vice Labor leader Richard Marles has come to the defense of Anthony Albanese, who committed a “literally harmless” mistake. Sir. Albanese endured a tough first week on the campaign track, failing to mention current national … Read more

Federal election campaign: Week one on the way with Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor leader Anthony Albanese in pictures

Federal election campaign: Week one on the way with Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Labor leader Anthony Albanese in pictures

They say that a week is a long time in politics and that a picture says more than a thousand words. But fear not, this is a short collection of photos aimed at helping you catch up with Week 1 of the 2022 federal election campaign. It all started this Sunday prime minister Scott Morrison … Read more

United Australia Party 2022 Federal Election Campaign Launches a Marathon Event at Sunshine Coasts Palmer Coolum Resort

United Australia Party 2022 Federal Election Campaign Launches a Marathon Event at Sunshine Coasts Palmer Coolum Resort

About 1,000 United Australia Party (UAP) faithful gathered at the Palmer Coolum Resort on the Sunshine Coast on Saturday afternoon for what turned out to be a marathon election campaign. Key points: A marathon campaign launch for partitro lasted several hours Party chairman Clive Palmer claims the UAP will limit interest rates for five years … Read more