Monthly Archives: January 2012

Disabled Australians have the worst quality of life of disabled people in any country in the developed world, according to a recent report. The report by PricewaterhouseCoopers showed that disabled Australians had just over one third the employment opportunities of … Continue reading

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Four files of evidence, which went ‘missing’ and caused the collapse of Britain’s biggest-ever police corruption trial, have been ‘found’ again, in their original boxes and in the possession of the police. The investigation and prosecution of eight police officers … Continue reading

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A 12-year old girl was strip-searched twice during a police raid on a home in Tasmania. Police searched the girl while executing a warrant on a house in Rokeby, in Hobart. Police say the law allows for children to be … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney made more money in a day than the average American family earns in a year, but paid only 14 percent tax. Mr Romney’s tax records showed that he ‘earned’ US$20.6 million in 2010, or $56,438 … Continue reading

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Mentally ill people in Western Australia may be forced to sleep in tents due a critical shortage of accommodation. Western Australian Health Minister Helen Morton says she is seeking State and Federal funding to build new accommodation for mentally ill … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa defended a child-abusing priest, and helped him return to the ministry where he committed his crime and where he offended again, according to new-found documents. Donald McGuire was removed from ministry for sexually abusing a Bay Area boy … Continue reading

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A leading candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination has been applauded for denying that he asked his first wife for an open marriage, in spite of the affairs that he maintained while married to his first and second wives. Newt … Continue reading

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Violent sex crimes committed by active US Army soldiers have almost doubled over the past five years, according to an Army report. Reported violent sex crimes increased by 90 per cent over the five-year period from 2006 to 2011. There … Continue reading

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Stop SOPA

I found out about this too late, but please visit their site.

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A government report has recommended scrapping most restraints on media monopolies. The interim report of the federal government’s Convergence Review Committee advises removing the current cross-media ownership restrictions, which stop a single proprietor owning more than two of the three … Continue reading

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