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New Wikileaks Releases: Syria Files

New Wikileaks Releases: Syria Files

Wikileaks have come into possession of a trove of 2,434,899 emails from Syrian entities spanning 680 different domains. Today they began releasing the “Syria Files”, starting with communications...
Published on: Jul 06 2012
By: Mr Reposter
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Japan Tsunami: How It Happened

Just watched this fascinating & well-researched documentary and needed to share as it features unique footage and detailed explanations of how and why this year’s tsunami was so devastatingly...
Published on: Aug 16 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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IPC is trying to destroy the .net domain

IPC is trying to destroy the .net domain

The Intellectual Property Constituency is a self-interest group who is trying to change the rules that govern the registration of .net domain names. These industry shills are just a mouthpiece for big-business’...
Published on: May 11 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Free Maikel Nabil Sanad

Free Maikel Nabil Sanad

The Egyptian military has imprisoned Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad for “insulting the military establishment and spreading false information about the armed forces” [NYT]. His blog is...
Published on: Apr 12 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Why Tony Abbott’s “money-go-round” argument is wrong. Don’t be duped!

Why Tony Abbott’s “money-go-round” argument is wrong. Don’t be duped!

In today’s SMH there is a well-explained article in response to grinchface Abbott’s most recent example of trying to mislead the public – the claim that the government’s proposed carbon tax...
Published on: Apr 06 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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The end of the beginning for Egypt: in photos

The end of the beginning for Egypt: in photos

Grafitti in Cairo - "25-1-2011 Revolution of the Free" I congratulate the people of Egypt for their steadfast resolve in fighting for their freedom from the brutality of a cruel autocratic leader...
Published on: Feb 12 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Yet another scaremongering, anti-marijuana article about a study with no new results

Yet another scaremongering, anti-marijuana article about a study with no new results

I can’t work out if Dr Matthew Large is a propagandist or if he’s just been chillin’ out and blazing a few while pretending to work. EDIT: Based on the fact that Dr Large addressed...
Published on: Feb 08 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Mubarak is a crooked, self-serving scumbag. I hope he dies a painful death.

Mubarak is a crooked, self-serving scumbag. I hope he dies a painful death.

The increasing brutality with which Mubarak is attempting to control the popular revolt against his 30 years of autocratic rule has taken me past the tipping point. Seeing government-sponsored thugs beating...
Published on: Feb 04 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Idealistic law professor Donald Rothwell gets well-deserved vitriol from the public

Comments are now closed I lol’d hard when I got to the comments section of a news article from yesterday on SMH. The author Donald Rothwell, while being well-meaning, is suffering massively...
Published on: Jan 14 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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The Onion: Tirelessly dedicated to confusing and misleading people everywhere

The Onion: Tirelessly dedicated to confusing and misleading people everywhere

There is nothing worse than the end of the year on the tubes, because every web-monkey out there cannot resist the temptation to break out their “top ______ of 20–” lists. On top of...
Published on: Dec 24 2010
By: Mr Reposter
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