May 14, 2024

Ban Social Media for Under-16s, Miriam Cates Tells MPs

Ms. Cates compared the digital world to lawless streets where children are exposed to violence and abuse, warning smartphones are damaging childhood. MP Miriam Cates has compared the digital world to a “Wild West” of violence and abuse that children should be protected from, calling for legislation to ban social media for under-16s. The Conservative […]

May 14, 2024

Budget 2024: Labor to Invest $288 Million into Rolling out the National Digital ID

The digital ID system will make cybersecurity ’simpler, safer, and more secure,’ says Finance Minister Katy Gallagher. The centre-left Albanese government will allocate $288.1 million in the upcoming federal budget for the roll-out of the national digital ID. Finance Minister Katy Gallagher argued that the expansion of digital ID was aimed at cracking down on […]

May 14, 2024

Over $20 Million Paid out in Vaccine Injury Claims in Australia

The scheme has paid out over 6 percent of claims so far and is due to wrap up in September. The Australian government has paid out $20.5 million (US$13.2 million) in COVID-19 vaccine injury claims to people who experienced harm from the jab. Services Australia data provided to The Epoch Times reveals 6.82 percent of […]

May 13, 2024

Top Lawmaker Recommends House Hold Attorney General in Contempt

Rep. Jim Jordan made the recommendation on May 13. A top lawmaker in the House of Representatives has recommended the lower chamber hold the U.S. attorney general in contempt of Congress. Attorney General Merrick Garland should be found in contempt for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena, the recommendation from Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) […]

May 13, 2024

Chinese Regime Exploits Campus Protests to Amplify US Divisions

The Chinese Communist Party exploits American civil unrest to divide the U.S. society; the pro-Palestinian campus protests are the latest example, experts say. China’s communist regime is using the pro-Palestinian campus protests to discredit the U.S. government and amplify social divisions. This online activity, experts say, is part of China’s information warfare or psyop—psychological operation—to […]

May 13, 2024

Ultra-Processed Foods Pose Greater Risk for Early Death: Study

A recent long-term study links ultra-processed foods with higher all cause mortality. A recent study has found that eating ultra-processed foods (UPFs) can lead to a higher risk of early death. “As research into ultra-processed food gains momentum, so too does the debate,” wrote Kathryn Bradbury—a senior research fellow in the school of population health […]