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Julian Burnside

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Julian William Kennedy Burnside AO QC is an Australian barrister, human rights and refugee advocate, and author. He practises principally in commercial litigation, trade practices and administrative law.
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A Very Stable Genius
Donald J. Trump's Testing of America
Philip Rucker - Jan 21, 2020
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The definitive insider narrative and the most fully characterised account yet of the chaos, scandal and destruction of Trump's first term, from two Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post journalists.Drawing on nearly three years of reporting, hundreds of hours of interviews and more than two hundred sources, including some of the most senior member...
Julian Burnside
Jan 31, 2020
“A Very Stable Genius” Brilliant book about Trump. USA is the most important country in the world. We really are in trouble.     source
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No Friend But the Mountains
Writing from Manus Prison
Behrouz Boochani - Jun 04, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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“Our government jailed his body, but his soul remained that of a free man.” — From the Foreword by Man Booker Prize–winning author Richard FlanaganIn 2013, Kurdish-Iranian journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island, a refugee detention centre off the coast of Australia.He has been there ever since.This book is the result. La...
Julian Burnside
Dec 02, 2019
Great book Essential reading for all Australians who want to know how our gov't treats innocent people simply looking for a safe place to be: we put them in shocking danger and drive them mad. Probably not read by those devout Christians @ScottMorrisonMP and @[email protected]_MP     source
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