Archive for June, 2016


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From Syria to Sydney: a family’s refugee journey…

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It is exactly one year since Maxeem Georges and his young family arrived in Australia at the end of their long journey from war-torn Syria. Addressing our 2016 World Refugee Day Breakfast, Maxeem reflected on how the Syrian war has changed the course of his life forever.

 

Read Maxeem’s story

 

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“Rupert is a tremendous guy. I think Rupert [who for several years lived in the Trump building on 59th and Park Avenue in Manhattan] is one of the people I really respect and like. And I think Rupert respects what I’ve done.” But what about Murdoch’s grumpy Trump tweets? “When I got into the world of politics, that was a different realm for me and maybe he felt differently. But I think he respects what I’ve done and he’s a tremendous guy and I think we have a very good relationship.”

Extract from Michael Wolff @ the The Hollywood Reporter (01/06/16)

ps. here @ the interpretOr, we note that the ascendancy of both megalomaniacs was facilitated by the late, and by no means great, Roy Cohn, who arranged Murdoch’s first Oval Office meeting with President Ronald Reagan in 1983…

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