politics

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Oh yes, you did read correctly.  The genius Australian Medical Association has proposed a plan to provide free lap-band surgery for obese teenagers in Victoria. It is a $40.5 million dollar proposal that will see 3000 operations performed over three years.  Apparently “health groups” have backed the plan, although any “health group” that backs this
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The Story of Stuff

by Leisa on December 29, 2007

The Story of Stuff is a 20 minute animated video/film you can watch online, that presents its important message in a very simple, yet entertaining way. The movie explains in straightforward, powerful terms why our present system of ever-accelerating production and consumption is unsustainable, unjust and unfulfilling, and makes the case that it doesn’t have
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The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation

by Leisa on December 26, 2007

I recently came across one of David Wolfe’s pet projects.  Those of you who have researched raw food would be familiar with David.  He has written the books Naked Chocolate, Eating for Beauty and the Sun Food Diet Success system; and is something of a guru in the raw food movement. This project though, is one that
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Clean-DrinkingWater

Join In The Action!

by Leisa on December 13, 2007

Further to my post a few days ago about needing to fight the government plan to fluoridate the water in QLD, there is legal action being mounted by the QAWF (Queenslander’s Against Water Fluoridation Inc.). They are undertaking an enormous challenge to protect the public from mass medication by a known toxic substance, and they
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We Need To Fight This!

by Leisa on December 8, 2007

The mass medication of Queenslander’s by toxic Sodium Fluoride has again come under the spotlight due to the QLD Premier Anna Bligh’s push for this industrial waste product to be added to our water supply. A radio advertising campaign is underway to assure the public that the government is introducing this to save our children’s
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