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Australia’s Carbon Tax Scandal

australia-coalAustralian Federal Government supports massive conventional natural gas and Coal Seam Gas (CSG) developments and has introduced a Carbon Tax to penalize fugitive emissions (gas leakage). However the endlessly dishonest Labor Government understates gas leakage as 0.12% (rather than the science-based estimates of 3-.3%-7.9% of gas produced) and under-estimates the Global Warming Potential (GWP) of methane (CH4, the bulk of natural gas) as 21 times that of carbon dioxide (CO2) (whereas it is actually 105 times worse than CO2 as a greenhouse gas (GHG) on a 20 year time frame and considering aerosol impacts).

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A Deadly Déjà Vu

Carlos Latuff/ MWC NEWSOperation Pillar of Cloud

“Now we can sense the sweet scent and the soulful breeze of the spring, a spring that has just begun and doesn’t belong to a specific race, ethnicity, nation or region, a spring that will soon reach all territories in Asia, Europe, Africa and the US.” This cloud of words, this gentle precipitation, came from the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when addressing the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on the 26th September 2012.

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Alan Dershowitz, Devil’s Advocate

Carlos Latuff/ MWC NEWSEthnic cleansing advocate Alan Dershowitz is not at all happy.  He is devastated by the media and international community's failure to distinguish between the Israeli military and ‘Hamas terrorists’ (this is how he refers to Palestinian freedom fighters).

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Israeli Gaza Massacre

GazaUS, UK & Australia back Apartheid Israel

US and Australia must be described as racist states because of their continuing, appalling record of race-based human rights abuse of foreign subjects. The slavishly pro-Zionist Australian Labor Government has resolutely backed Apartheid Israel’s latest ongoing massacre of Palestinians in what the Catholic Church has described as the Gaza Concentration Camp.

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Israeli Aggression: Dress Rehearsal for Iran?

racisemLongstanding US and Israeli policies call for regime change in Iran. Replacing its independent government with a pro-Western puppet one is planned.

War is the bottom line option if other methods fail. Both countries have longstanding plans. War could erupt any time. Doing so is madness. It's also lawless, unconscionable, and self-destructive. Attacking Iran assures all combatants lose.

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