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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: DIVIDED ATTENTION July 19, 2014

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Dexter and Hannah got out of the compound for most days in the week.
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SUFFERING, SPIN AND SILENCE July 18, 2014

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The “massacre” in Gaza is troubling.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: WINDY WEATHER July 12, 2014

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Regardless it seems of the prevailing weather, Dexter and Hannah seem keen to get out. They are not as confined as Julian Assange is in the Bolivian Embassy in London, but it is the same general principle.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: WAITING FOR RAIN July 5, 2014

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While it not correct to say the creek is not running. It has not been running for weeks where Dexter, Hannah and I cross. My sense is that it has been dry. If this were to continue there would be implications.
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HISTORICAL FRAMING OF ISRAEL-PALESTINE VIOLENCE July 4, 2014

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The Federal Government is an unfolding revelation of neoliberalism. The budget, was preceded by ongoing and intensifying cruelty to those fleeing persecution, and then Senator Brandis framed the position on Israel-Palestine.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: HOMINES AND CANINES June 28, 2014

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Dexter and Hannah are caught in the relationship between humans and canines. Whereas, perhaps human physical evolution may be independent of dogs, their cultural and social evolution was interdependent.
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UN(FOR)SEEN IRAQ June 27, 2014

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So who is ISIS? Where do they get their money from? Why are they so well trained and effective? Are they part of a holy war that might loosely be interpreted as a jihad or struggle?

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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: LESSON LEARNT? June 21, 2014

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Fortunately, I did not break any bones, or suffer much from my fall down the embankment last week. Nonetheless, there usually something to be learned for the future from any experience.
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DUSTING OFF THE NEO-LIBERAL PLAYBOOK June 20, 2014

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The budget was unanticipated and a shock. Neo-liberalism is the Government’s pervasive ideology.

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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: TUMBLE DOWN June 14, 2014

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Normally we descend this embankment and there is no problems. On Tuesday it had been raining and it was wet underfoot. I took a tumble.
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WAR AGAINST THE HUMAN FUTURE June 13, 2014

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This is a provocative suggestion. However, for governments to allow the cutting down forests, the source of oxygen,thus destroying ecosystems we cannot recreate, and particularly refusing to take effective actions on climate change the case is clear.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG – JUNE AGAIN June 7, 2014

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Time gives moving along. It dawns on consciousness that it is another month, not just another day. Memory is tenuous. The photos gather, and it comes the time to make selections of what might fit into the format. The usual process of trying to put together some coherent pattern of what is now past.
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TRUTH AMID EMOTION AND FACTS June 5, 2014

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You know what those “highly paid propagandists” at the ABC are at it again suggesting that we select the facts to fit our filter of reality.
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SATURDAY DOG BLOG: “WATCH THE DOG” May 31, 2014

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I turned the camera back on the operator. The background was wonderful, but I could not stand looking at the person that was represented.
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INDIA BEGINS A NEW INNINGS May 27, 2014

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Narenda Modi has now being sworn in as the new Prime Minister of India leading a new party, the first time since the independence struggle  that the country has had a non-Congress Party government. This is a historical moment, and not just for Indians and the sub continent. Significantly, Nawaz Sharif, the prime minister of Pakistan attended the occasion.

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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: RETREAT May 24, 2014

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To forestall possible problems, I seek to avoid and evade any people and especially dogs on our walks.
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HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE REAL WORLD May 23, 2014

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On PM, Christopher Pyne waxed lyrical on the educational possibilities of fee deregulation:
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HOMELESSNESS May 19, 2014

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Now that border fascism has been brought home by the cruelty of the Federal Budget, as could have been predicted, the question and ramifications of homelessness might merit consideration.
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FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: TROUBLE ON THE WAY May 17, 2014

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Dexter and Hannah sometimes indicate that we are not alone. There could be trouble on the way, if I don’t take precautions. Ignoring the signs could be big mistake. There are somethings, such as motor bikes that can be heard clearly.
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A BUDGET REFLECTION May 15, 2014

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The Federal Budget will affect everybody, perhaps in different ways, including those people who live and work, or at some future point once lived and worked around the neighbourhood.
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