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A use for pokies - another kind of public bank

Just 2.7% of the billions made from poker machines reaches community organizations and charities although Australia has more than 200,000 pokies — 21% of all gambling machines on the planet! The largest Australian operator of pokies is Woolworths, which owns about 13,500 machines. Here is a way that pokies might be used to make Australia more self-sufficient and bring the banks back under local control.

Bring Back the Music - the demise of Oz bands

With urban densification new noise regulations have silenced music in pubs and replaced them with pokies. Tony Ryan thinks this was intended and calls on Oz youth to reclaim their territory and bring back the music!

See also: The truth about live export of 20 Jun 11 also by Tony Ryan

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