Fairfax’s sacking of brave whistleblower, financial reporter Paddy Manning, marks a sad turning point in the history of Australian journalism, writes Associate Professor Evan Jones . Sacked Fairfax financial journalist and whistleblower, Paddy Manning.
Many of the workers who survived the factory collapse in Bangladesh have lost their limbs. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPS “It was dark and hot with choking dust all around. The air was filled with the smell of decomposing corpses,” recalled Nasima, a 24-year-old factory worker who spent four days buried under the rubble of an eight-storey building that collapsed in a suburb of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka last month.
The Government must make a stand to ensure delinquent fathers own up to their responsibilities to financially support their children, says Denise Allen . Dr Parker: “Don’t worry … it will only be a little prick” Binky Shelton: “That’s what got me into this trouble in the first place!” ~ Big Business (Image: screen shot from movie Big Business.) IN OCTOBER last year, I wrote Bashing Single Parents is bad policy in response to the Gillard Government’s draconian right wing policy of reducing the benefits of single parents to the level of Newstart once their youngest child turns eight.
By Davy V. A Rochester, NY Police officer, driving ‘K9-3″ cruiser, left his partner “Hawk”, inside the hot Durango SUV for over an hour, on Monday, as he went to an appointment, inside an air conditioned doctor’s office, behind the Calkins Corporate Park office complex, off Red Creek Drive in Henrietta, NY, arriving at approximately 1:25 p.m., and leaving around 2:45 p.m
Soldiers in Bashiqa, Iraq, an area where Iraqi Christians are seeking autonomy. Credit: Karlos Zurutuza/IPS Luis Shabi nostalgically recalls his nine years of novitiate in Rome and a “fantastic road trip through Europe” before returning to Iraq in 1969. “Those were the good times,” sighs the Chaldean Archbishop of Baghdad from a bunker in the heart of the Iraqi capital