Special report: Shootings, poisonings and children driven off cliffs – this is a record of state-sanctioned slaughter
• A massacre map of Australia’s frontier wars – interactive
The truth of Australia’s history has long been hiding in plain sight.
The stories of “the killing times” are the ones we have heard in secret, or told in hushed tones. They are not the stories that appear in our history books yet they refuse to go away.
Selling out to North Korea is profitable? President Donald Trump said on Sunday the reason he wanted to curb military drills with South Korea was to save the United States hundreds of millions of dollars in costs, and suggested it could also reduce tensions with North Korea.
an out and out bribe? British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday set out plans for a 1.6 billion pound ($2.11 billion) fund to help to boost economic growth in Brexit-supporting communities, particularly in the north of England.
The Trump administration’s “Deal of the century”, or so-called Middle East peace plan does not include the establishment of an independent Palestinian state., but rather calls for Palestinian autonomy in the Gaza Strip with political and economic links to the West Bank, reported the Palestinian newspaper al-Quds on Thursday.
The paper did not cite the source of the information but said that the Jewish settlements in the West Bank will remain on the ground but will not be able to be extended. Most of the Israeli military checkpoints in the West Bank will instead reportedly have to be removed to facilitate the movement of Palestinians.
The newspaper added that 25 billion dollars of investment in the West Bank and Gaza will be foreseen as part of the ‘deal’, as well as significant investment for Egypt, Jordan, and possibly also Lebanon.
You may have heard of the Polio Pioneers, the kids who got Jonas Salk‘s original inactivated polio vaccine in 1954.
They were part of a large clinical trial, getting either the polio shot or a saline placebo, and helped prove that the vaccine was safe and effective.
Do You Remember Sabin Sundays?
Of course, that wasn’t the end of the story though.
After the Cutter Incident, Albert Sabin soon proved that his live, oral polio vaccine was better than Salk’s inactivated polio vaccine.
And it was first given in the United States on April 24, 1960 – the first Sabin Sunday, when 20,000 children came to Cincinnati Children’s to receive his sugar cube vaccine.
“On three consecutive Sundays — “Sabin Sundays” — in 1960, millions of families lined up at churches and schools across the country to swallow a spoonful of pink syrup or a sugar cube treated with a life-saving polio vaccine, developed by UC researcher Albert Sabin.”
Sabin Sunday, 1960
Sabin Oral Sunday immunization programs continued over the next few years all over the country as kids got caught up on their polio vaccines.
Can you imagine taking your kids to school to get them vaccinated on a Sunday?
Millions of parents did it!
Newspapers urged folks to attend the Sabin on Sunda
y clinics to help end the threat of “crippling poliomyelitis.”
They lined up to get their kids vaccinated and protected.
More on Sabin Sundays
But still loves his former KGB boss Putin.. muao! In a two-hour speech, Trump took aim at the Democrats, the Green New Deal and the Russia probe. His remarks came after a week of setbacks, which saw him come home empty-handed from a nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un.
In a country where anti-Semitism thrives, Greeks describe a Holocaust-themed game offered by an escape room company as “an undeniably entertaining adventure.” Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.
Stupid politician – farmers should hire shepherds – wolves are good for the environment!
Farmers should be allowed to shoot wolves that cause “serious agricultural damage,” Germany’s Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said in an interview. She aims to change the laws which are protecting the predators.
The rare hoodwinker sunfish left scientists baffled after it washed ashore in the US, until a marine scientist who discovered the creature off Australian and New Zealand waters in 2014 identified it via a Facebook post.
Brown shirts on the rise again in Britain!
Investigation reveals exodus of party’s moderates and influx of more extreme newcomers
A surge in Ukip membership is shifting the party decisively towards the far right, as long-standing moderates are replaced by entrants attracted by an anti-Islam agenda based on street protest, a Guardian investigation can reveal.
Membership has risen by about 50% over the 12 months from a low point a year ago, rapidly reshaping the party in the image of its leader, Gerard Batten, who describes Islam as “a death cult” and has appointed the anti-Muslim activist Tommy Robinson as an adviser.