Free medical care, university education, Aboriginal land rights and the chance to vote at 18. All remembered as soaring achievements of the former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam who died on Tuesday, aged 98.
The former Australian Prime Minister is being remembered as one of the “greatest reformist prime ministers”.
“A Finance Minister of Australia doesn’t have to sound like a dickhead if he wants to make a point”
The 2016 presidential hopeful drew a not-so-subtle connection between himself and conservative icon Ronald Reagan.
“The problem that the Labor Party has today is that Bill Shorten is an economic girly man.”
Ed Miliband understands your pain.
The University of Sydney suspended Professor Barry Spurr over allegations he used words like “Abos”, “Mussies” and “Chinky-poos”.
“Why didn’t you marry? Why haven’t you married?”
Was it the Hogwarts high inquisitor or the former UK education secretary?
These children attended a large pro-independence rally in Glasgow. But why?
Scottish voters have rejected independence from the United Kingdom. The pro-union campaign won 55% of the vote.
Following the Ukrainian Parliament’s decision to grant pro-Russian rebels self rule and amnesty a group of Ukrainians appear to have revolted.
Tyson was in Toronto for his show Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, but had also recently met Mayor Rob Ford. Warning: Graphic language.
Girlguiding’s Girls Matter campaign aims to persuade MPs to make eight changes that will make a “world of difference”.
Australians losing in the #content wars.
Barry Diller’s IAC, Tumblr’s David Karp, Netflix’s Reed Hastings and other have all donated to Wu’s campaign, largely because of the lieutenant governor candidate’s opposition to the Comcast/Time Warner merger and support for net neutrality.
The clashes injured hundreds of people and began as protesters marched on the home of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The protesters have called for Sharif’s resignation.
“It is important always to oppose homophobia… it has no place in Australian society.”
The Senate passes motion calling for politicians to boycott the event.
$1152 of sweet Liberal red wine.
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Unnamed MP quietly books out room for event.
“There is no basis to the claims and the investigation is now closed by police.”
Has anyone checked if Christopher Pyne is a Targaryen?
If politicians care about young people’s votes, they should consider these ideas.
No one does political punch-ups like Ukraine.
Argentina defaults on its national debt but at least the man delivering the news looks nice.
The 18 members of the Al-Najar family had been trapped in their home since Thursday, Reuters reports.
Warren said “we’ve got to be in this together” on an overhaul of U.S. immigration law at the NCLR conference in Los Angeles Sunday. But she did not weigh in on the current crisis with Central American children at the border.