Stand with climate activists against police repression

We are in a climate emergency. We’ve seen a rapid increase in ‘natural’ disasters across the globe; floods, fires and mass extinctions. It is estimated that the climate crisis could displace 1.2 billion people by 2050.  But in the eyes of the Australian government and its police cronies, the real crime is daring to resist […]

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South Korean Election ’22: Aftermath

Yoon’s victory indicates that the conservative’s administration is back in power in 5 years after the imprisonment of the previous conservative President Park Geun Hye. This also means that the ex-dictatorship and its power structure will be returning into Korean executive branch (read previous article for detailed explanation). This election and the events leading up to it, has already shown the deeply entrenched corruption that resides within Korean Prosecution, media, and the religious sector.

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South Korean Presidential Election of 2022. Wednesday 9th of March

Currently, across the globe, South Korea has split into factions for the upcoming 20th Presidential Election. Since the Liberation of the Korean Peninsula (from the Japanese Empire 15/08/1945) and its catastrophic civil war caused by the clash of two world superpowers – marking the start of the Cold War, most of the South Korean history has been tainted by series of Military Dictatorships. Only from the 1990’s “democratic” elections were allowed (under strict military supervision), however through corruption and state-run media, only the dictatorship’s party were elected.

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Eatin’ Ramen, Still Starvin’: UQ Food Insecurity

This lack of fresh produce exacerbates an issue known as food insecurity. Described in one work, ‘Food Insecurity on Campus’, as “limited and/or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods or ability to obtain these foods in a socially acceptable way”. Eating large quantities of fast food may ease hunger but ultimately don’t add to your nutrition intake.

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Solidarity Forgone

There are a host of reasons for the decline of unionism. But more than anything else, we can blame forgetfulness. I’m coming back to Vonnegut here, whose socialism came from humanism, not from Marx. In America, whom Australia inevitably follows, Vonnegut thought that the majority of people were unaware of the great contributions of socialism “to elevate the self-respect, the dignity and political acumen…of our working class”.

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