Plutocracy destroys democratic values – Editorial Two

Issue 427, November 15, 2019 There are fears that uncontrolled pouring of wealth into politics through political parties would not only breed unhealthy practices but desecrate democratic values. Plutocracy is a society or a system ruled and dominated by a small minority of the wealthiest. As the UN University said, the rich have always been powerful; some element of plutocracy…

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Drugs offender loses battle against deportation

Gill Bonnett, Reporter A British man who laundered drugs money and conspired to import party pills has lost a battle against deportation. Craig Williams, 53, who also has Australian citizenship, was last year sentenced to 12 months home detention. The former recruitment company director appealed his deportation to the immigration and protection tribunal. He argued that his daughter was settled at…

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