Tag: Melbourne

“I USED TO BE IN A GANG!”: When is a gang not a gang?

With mainstream media and the Federal Government leading a racist moral panic about ‘African gangs’ apparently tormenting wide sections of Australian society, True Crime News Weekly correspondent Gary Johnston shares his experiences of growing up with youth gangs on the mean streets of Glasgow and wonders why some groups of young men ‘become’ gangs. Continue reading ““I USED TO BE IN A GANG!”: When is a gang not a gang?”

The Sins of the Fathers … And the Cardinal?

In the Roman Catholic Church, the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, generally known as ‘confession’, is a crucial component of faith. Continue reading “The Sins of the Fathers … And the Cardinal?”

MILO SHAKEN BUT NOT STIRRED! Why Hate Incitement is Australia’s Easiest Gig

British-American blogger and far-right figure, Milo Yiannopoulos, is being feted by large sections of Australia’s media and even federal MPs this week but violent clashes have taken place during his speaking tour of the country as alt-right followers jostled with left-wing protestors with police in the midst of it all.

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“DISQUALIFIED”! SameSame & SX Magazine owner Mark Anthony banned by ASIC as queer media implodes with crimes & cover-ups

EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION – PART SIX: His nationwide media company is in ruins. Broken into pieces much like the so-called “antique vase” apparently belonging to his mother that was smashed upon his front door by a poverty-stricken and fed-up employee. Likewise, his reputation is shattered. His media group forcibly placed into administration and liquidation, with employees, suppliers, creditors, and the Tax Office thought to be owed more than $1 million. His glossy magazines full of display ads and once-popular websites too, all gone. Kaput. Nada. Can no longer be read, can no longer be seen. Continue reading ““DISQUALIFIED”! SameSame & SX Magazine owner Mark Anthony banned by ASIC as queer media implodes with crimes & cover-ups”

OPINION: Pell & the Pall of Secrets

There is an extraordinary amount of information being hidden concerning the trial of Catholic Church leader, George Pell. Key aspects of the case, and related offences, are apparently subject to a suppression order by the courts. This aspect of the trial ought to be discussed, writes an academic with an interest in child abuse cases under the pen name of Lady Diodati. Continue reading “OPINION: Pell & the Pall of Secrets”

SPECIAL REPORT: Scams, frauds & crimes? Employees lift lid on Evo Media and queer power games

EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATION: Australia’s largest LGBTIQ publishing house Evo Media has been labelled a “sham company” allegedly engaging in widespread “fraud” against employees and advertisers while being criminally operated by a banned company director. That’s according to current and recent senior staff members who are owed hundreds of thousands of dollars in superannuation and entitlements and feel let down by corporate regulators like the ATO and ASIC. Continue reading “SPECIAL REPORT: Scams, frauds & crimes? Employees lift lid on Evo Media and queer power games”

“I’ll knock you out, bro” – police officers threaten Melbourne Muslim man before brawl at McDonald’s drive-through

A Facebook live stream has captured troubling vision of Victoria Police officers threatening to bash a young Muslim man at a suburban McDonald’s outlet in Melbourne, before swinging a punch at him and then capscisum-spraying his face while a number of officers were already piled on top of him. Continue reading ““I’ll knock you out, bro” – police officers threaten Melbourne Muslim man before brawl at McDonald’s drive-through”