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Posted in Uncategorized by thecuriousmail on October 21, 2009

The main aims of Anti Poverty Week are to

Strengthen public understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and hardship around the world and in


and to encourage research, discussion, and action, to address these problems.


The highlights were

Rupert Murdoch spent a week as a man wearing off-the-shelf suits, Kevin Rudd (in a crisp white sailor’s uniform)

spent the week on a refugee boat trying to get to Australia, and McDonalds donated their profits for the week to


In Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, in the early hours of the morning, CCTV footage shows a white dark-haired male,

late teens to twenties. He is wandering about, maybe agitated or pre-occupied, but as if deliberating, and then

coming to a decision.

He removes what looks like a metal bar from his clothing, and unprovoked, he bashes to death a sleeping

homeless man.

And Anti Poverty Week was like any other week.

Violent, senseless.

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