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Astroturfing is a form of advocacy in support of a political, organizational, or corporate agenda, designed to give the appearance of a “grassroots” movement. The goal of such campaigns is to disguise the efforts of a political and/or commercial entity as an independent public reaction to some political entity—a politician, political group, product, service or [...]
Posted: 3 October, 2011 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Economics, Education, environment, legal, Life, politics and government, Science, values.
Tags: Alan Jones, ARL, astroturf, Astroturfing, Ch 9, Channel 9, Channel Nine, climate, climate change, concerned citizens, corporate, corporate agenda, corporation, denial, denial organizations, Economics, family, family breakdown, gambling, gambling addiction, Peter Fitzsimons, Phil Gould, poker machines, pokies, political agenda, politics, Rabbit Warren, Ray Warren, Rugby League, Science
Right around Australia – which is, you know, NSW and a couple of other fairly unimportant (albeit it occasionally charmingly old-fashioned) bits – Community Leaders are in panic over the impending loss of all essential local services due to proposed restrictions on the spending behaviour of pokie addicts. Particularly in rural areas. The most [...]
Posted: 28 April, 2011 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Life, politics and government, values.
Tags: addict, addicts, australia, Australian government, Australian parliament, Australian Politics, Australian Values, club, communities, community, gambler, gambling, gambling addiction, gambling limit, government, hotel, law, legislation, parliament, poker machine, poker machine gambling legislation, pokie, pokie addiction, pokie addicts, pokies, politics, pub, R.S.L., regional, regional Australia, Rugby League, rural, rural Australia, rural communities, values, Wilkie, Xenophon
Stark as it may seem, we fear that the nadir Western Civilisation may reach the northern hemisphere well before it comes down under. You think that’s a nadir? Now that’s a nadir! We have so much lower in Australia that we can go.
Posted: 28 September, 2009 in Art, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, environment, History, Life, Literature, Media, politics and government, Racism, Science, US Politics.
Tags: A Current Affair, Barnaby Joyce, Bush, Children Overboard, Chris Pyne, civilisation, civilization, climate change, cultural values, football, George Bush, global warming, Helen Coonan, Isaac Newton, John Howard, Lascaux, merit, Mozart, nadir, Newton, Nine Network, Onion News, Onion News Network, Pauline Hanson, political standards, political values, president, President Bush, Rugby League, Seven Network, standards, Tampa, The Onion, Today Tonight, Tony Abbott, value, values, western, western civilisation, worth