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The 0.01% "A handful of vested interests that have pocketed a disproportionate share of the nation's economic success now feel they have a right to shape Australia’s future to satisfy their own self-interest. So I write this essay to make a simple point." (Wayne Swan)
Surprise! Gillard brings Bob Carr to Canberra "Julia Gillard has shocked Canberra and the press gallery with the surprise appointment of former NSW premier Bob Carr to the Senate and as foreign minister, after days of controversy in major newspapers over claims that she was rolled by senior ministers over the appointment."
The body counter "With statistical methods and the right kind of data, he can make what we know tell us what we don't know. He has shown human rights groups, truth commissions, and international courts how to collect thousands of testimonies and extract from them the magnitude and pattern of violence - to lift the fog of war."
I'm being followed: How 105 companies are tracking me on the web "Never before in the history of human existence has so much data been gathered about so many people for the sole purpose of selling them ads. 'The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads.'"