The Monarchy Matters

The symbolism of a modern-day Monarch is vitally important. Here's your daily news digest for 8 May 2023.

The Monarchy Matters
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Why the Monarchy Still Matters | National Review
It helps articulate Britishness, past and present.


The Budget is coming...
It’s Budget week and we’re on track to see another Treasurer forecast a surplus.Jim Chalmers will be cautious though – he’s seen this movie before – and doesn’t want to be over-confident about getting “back in black “ – until it actually happens.The revenue boom thanks to soaring commodity prices…
Vietnam objects to Australian coin with war-era yellow flag
The coin features the flag of South Vietnam, which Australia fought alongside in the Vietnam War.
What Aboriginal Sovereignty?
What Aboriginal Sovereignty? By Bryan Phillips. If you read the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which I suspect most haven’t, you will realise it contains an unequivocal demand for power. You can f…


EU state to issue fines for celebrating WW2 victory over Nazis
The Estonian police have reminded citizens that anyone carrying Soviet or Russian flags to mark the victory day on May 9 will be fined
Iran: Unhappy Workers
Iranian workers... have launched a series of strikes and sit-ins to protest what they regard as “systemic exploitation.” By the time of this writing, over 100,000 workers were on strike in 122 businesses in 35 cities, relatively small numbers yet
Charles Coronated as the WEF’s King of England
King Charles has officially been coronated as the King of England, making him the nation’s first true WEF monarch.

Business, Finance & Investment

The Landing Has Been Cancelled. Labor Market is Flying at High-ish Cruising Altitude
Even employment in Information has been rising for months despite layoff announcements, after a dip last year. Month-to-month wage growth re-accelerated.
Market confidence improves as cautious buyers and investors leave sidelines
Confidence is returning to the property sector, a new report showed, as savvy buyers and investors shed their cautious approach and return to the market.


The fact that collapses the case for slavery reparations | The Spectator Australia
The case for slavery reparations seems to be growing louder every day. This week, indigenous representatives from 12 Commonwealth countries called on King Charles to begin the process of paying…
A ‘Rampant Rise’ of Necrophilia in Muslim Nations?
Disturbing connections between the macabre practice of necrophilia and Islam are back in the news.
The shallowness of anti-Trumpism
Joe Biden’s flip-flopping over the US-Mexico border reveals an elite bereft of principles.

Crypto & Blockchain

Ethereum on Cusp of Breaking Out As Traders Rotate Memecoin Profits Into ETH, Says Analytics Firm - The Daily Hodl
A leading analytics firm says that Ethereum (ETH) is flashing a bullish on-chain signal as traders pile into the leading smart contract platform.
Deloitte integrates blockchain for digital credentials
Deloitte announces the integration of KILT Blockchain technology for issuing “reusable digital credentials to support KYC and KYB processes.“
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Joe Biden Jumps on News Host for Asking About Hunter: ‘My Son’s Done Nothing Wrong!’
Joe Biden defended his son Hunter during an interview that aired Friday night on MSNBC, saying the younger Biden has “done nothing wrong.”

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