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Wayne Swan warns of rise of business ‘oligarchs’ in new book the Good Fight |

Wayne Swan warns of rise of business 'oligarchs' in new book the Good Fight | World news | NewsWire
Wayne Swan said business’s anti-Labor campaign was more akin to what you find in countries such as Russia. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP

Vested business interests helped destroy the former Labor government and are now trying to run the country, according to the former Labor treasurer Wayne Swan.

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Morning Mail: US troops land in Iraq; Hockey on poverty and cars |

Morning Mail: US troops land in Iraq; Hockey on poverty and cars | World news | NewsWire
Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community cross the Syrian-Iraqi border along the Fishkhabur bridge in northern Iraq. Photograph: Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty

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First world war: how the Manchester Guardian fought to keep Britain out of conflict |

First world war: how the Manchester Guardian fought to keep Britain out of conflict | World news | NNW
The East Yorkshire Regiment going to the trenches. Photograph: Culture Club/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Charles Prestwich Scott and the Manchester Guardian fought a vehement campaign against Britain’s involvement in the first world war which culminated in the most impassioned leaders in the paper’s history in the final days leading up to the outbreak of war.

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