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and there was a determined insurgency from a number of people in the party room and and and and of backed by voices powerful voices in the media really to bring if not bring down the government certainly bring down my prime ministership. it was it was extraordinary it was described as madness by many and i think it's difficult to describe it in any other way. in the party room meeting today. i was impressed by how many of my colleagues spoke or voted full loyalty above disloyalty how the insurgents were not rewarded by electing this to dothan for example but instead the successor who i wish the very best of course scott morrison
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a very loyal and effective treasurer. i want to thank him and and of course for his great work but above all i want to thank julie bishop she is a very dear friend. reeve we've been friends for over thirty years which we sometimes wonder whether we should remind people of that sort but nonetheless she's a very dear friend she's been an extraordinary foreign minister. i would say our finest foreign minister and she has been a loyal deputy and a and it just a great colleague and friend so i thank julie very much as you know she's stood down as the deputy and she succeeded by josh frydenberg. and again i wish joshua the best he's been a very loyal and capable minister so. that is what i have decided to you today i'm happy to take some questions out now hang on hang on one minute just nikon will talk at once and i'm going to given that. i'm about to no
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longer be the prime minister i'm going to ask laura tingle to ask me a question. in . ok well laura what i've done all wise is to try to keep the party together. and that has meant that from time to time i've had to compromise my concessions it is it's a really it's a it's something i learnt from my first time as later that you have to work so hard to keep the show together there are a. and that's you know that's that's the bottom line but you know if you look at
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what we've achieved it's a very long list in terms of energy policy and climate policy i think the truth is that the coalition finds it very hard to get agreement on anything to do with missions it's a truth i mean the national energy guarantee was. or is vitally important piece of economic reform it remains the government's policy of course about the. you know one you know with a one seat majority in the house unless you can command all or almost all your votes you can't get it passed and i want to thank josh for the work he's done on the budget is if i could say this is the emissions policy emissions issues and climate policy issues. have the same crew had the same problem within the coalition of you know bitterly entrenched views that are so you're watching live pictures
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there of the outgoing australian prime minister malcolm turnbull in canberra just recording some of his achievements as prime minister he talked about record economic growth and jobs growth he said he was able to deliver substantial taxation reforms and he talked about the building of big infrastructure projects he also talked about child care reforms and keeping australians safe saying that his government embarked on the biggest investment in australia's defense capability as he talked about resetting refugees and the importance of border protection but in terms of the politics of the last few days he said there were powerful voices in the media and within his own party to bring down his government's a live pictures there of the outgoing australian prime minister malcolm turnbull talking to the press let's go back now to kathy novak she's monitoring events in sydney for us kathy i suppose malcolm turnbull here trying to define perhaps his legacy.
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yes he seemed relatively upbeat considering the position that he's in when we've seen other astray and prime ministers in the same position in the past being voted out by members of their own party they'd been somewhat more visibly saddened but malcolm turnbull came out and said he remains positive and optimistic about the future of astray are listed as you said what he sees as his achievements and also said that he was heartened by the fact that many of his colleagues supported him in the initial vote that was held in that meeting today on whether or not there should have been a vote to change the leadership at all that vote was forty five in favor but forty did say they did not want to have a vote and voted malcolm turnbull says for loyalty but as you mentioned he says there was a movement from within his party and he says from the media there had been suggestions
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here in australia that the media particularly those publications and television channels backed by the rupert murdoch press had been moving to oust malcolm turnbull from his position they of course would deny that but there are others in the media that have sort of backed up with that claim but malcolm turnbull said the insurgents as he called them were not rewarded it was not their man who ended up coming out victorious that of course was peter dutton who initially lodged a challenge for the position of prime minister earlier in the week he failed at that attempt on tuesday and once again failed today and kathy for those of us who are not used to the rough and tumble of a strain in politics it's worth pointing out isn't it that in the last ten years or so no australian prime minister has complete the food term in office i mean oldness trillions must be tired of all this revolving door politics. frankly they are this is not something that australians like to see you have to go
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back to two thousand and seven when the liberal prime minister john howard was empowered to see a prime minister that served a full term john howard actually served several terms but when the labor leader kevin rudd beat him in a federal election ever since then the prime minister hasn't served out a full term without a challenge from a member of his or her own party this is a parliamentary democracy that means that the people when they go to a general election are not electing the prime minister they are instead electing the party that will appoint the prime minister but it must be said when campaigns are run it's very clear who the prime minister designate would be and it is quite a presidential campaign system when you go back to that election that i referred to in two thousand and seven the slogan of the labor party then was kevin zero seven
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it was a pitch to the australian people that this was the man that should be prime minister in just a few years later he was ousted by julia dillard so that sort of thing doesn't make the australian public angry they do prefer to see their government getting on with the business of governing rather than focusing on themselves so now scott morrison staff will be to unite this very this unit this party that is torn itself apart in recent days and weeks and try to move forward into a federal election or to come clean about their life and sydney company functions. saudi amorality coalition air strike in yemen has killed at least twenty six civilians including women and children who the media says it happened in the province of her data the group was near a camp for internally displaced people the u.a.e. says rebels were launching missiles from the area tradition reports. civilians once again have been the targets of saudi led coalition jets in yemen. iranian backed
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rebels say at least thirty one people including women and children were killed in an attack on their convoy in the western province of what data dead children and women are disgusting crime. the victims were trying to escape a camp in al couey which the coalition says was being used to launch missiles. they hit us while we were on the road this little boy was spared unlike the forty four children killed two weeks ago in another strike that aerial bombing on august ninth targeted a bus full of kids returning from a summer camp they were full of joy and all smiles just hours before happy to be returning home to their families the charity save the children says yemen is to worst place in the world to be a child one broken hearted father scoured the scene for of events his child may have been spared. i just found some of what the child was wearing i didn't find any
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of his remains know his finger. know his skull a day later their families were weeping over the child sized graves in saddam province their final resting place save the children estimates an average of one hundred forty children have been killed every day since the beginning of saudi led coalition strikes against who these if the united nation would not conduct their own investigation and i believe that that's how did it will continue the sensational news that american made smart bombs were used in that strike grabbed headlines in the us but just for one day the case against the us being implicated in these murders and these war crimes is a very strong one. the two thousand and fifteen saudi led and u.s. supported intervention in yemen has created what the u.n. calls the worst humanitarian crisis in the world thousands of people have been
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killed millions have been displaced and twenty two million yemenis desperately need humanitarian help every day but the war in yemen seems to have no ending paul chowder gian al jazeera. there's a dire warning from donald trump the us president says there would be an economic meltdown if he was removed from office would trump was responding to speculation about his potential impeachment following the prosecution of two former top aides his former lawyer michael cohen has implicated him in breaking campaign finance laws one is for campaign chief paul manifold was found guilty of bank fraud. i don't know how you can impeach somebody who's done a great job. i'll tell you if i ever got a ph i think the market would pressure i think everybody would be very poor. because without this thinking you would see you would see members that you wouldn't believe how does your customer has more from washington d.c. . impeachment is
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a real possibility for trump if his party of republicans lose control of the house come the november midterm elections and so while the president's statements that essentially say if he is impeached everyone may be poor may sound surprising on its face but when you look at it it may be a motivator the in the president's belief to turn out his base in november it's notable that on tuesday the same day that two of trump's most closest allies became convicted felons was the same day that the american stock market rallied to record highs and recent polls show that ninety percent of republicans think trump is doing a good job in office and so trump is adamant in issuing this threat or warning however you look at it to his base that they have to turn out in november or ause perhaps risk their pocketbooks now in this long and winding interview with fox news president trump also went on to renew criticism of his attorney general jeff
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sessions he renewed the the refrain that sessions should not have recused himself from the russian vessel geishas should have us at a stand simply done a better job to protect the president now sessions who has long been quiet amid these criticisms did shoot back with a strongly worded statement saying that he would not be influenced by political considerations many are seeing this as the attorney general drawing a line in the sand between himself and the president and it remains to be seen what action if any the president will take finally. on this day of much intrigue and breaking news surrounding the white house the wall street journal is reporting that david packer a longtime friend of donald trump and the publisher of the national enquirer has made a deal with federal prosecutors that implicates trump in the pay off of two women who claim that they had sexual relationships with trump to buy their silence
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southern africa has rejected a tweet by the u.s. president on land reform calling it narrow and divisive on twitter donald trump said lannes being seized from white farmers that he'd asked his secretary of state to examine the policy well the south african government summoned the most senior american diplomat in the country to discuss the controversy in washington reporters pressed trump administration officials on the issue. the president asked the secretary to look closely at the current state of action in south africa related to land reform this is something that has been going on for many decades the conversation and debate about land reform there i should mention that the expropriation of land without compensation our position is that that would risk sending south africa down the wrong path we continue to encourage a peaceful and transparent public debate about what we consider to be a very important issue in south africa and certainly do as well ugandan opposition leader bobby wine has been charged with treason he was rearrested moments after
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a military court dropped weapons charges against him wines initial detention last week sparked widespread protests now the un has called on latin american countries to ease travel restrictions on thousands of people fleeing venezuela's deepening economic and political crisis the call came off the neighboring ecuador and for ruin else time to end true qualms for venezuelans there now me to show valid passports venezuelans were previously allowed to come in we just arrived e-cards marina sanchez more from the peru ecuador border. well there are many going to swells arriving much more than the days before of course because of this restriction that will be in place on saturday where they will need a passport to get into great thousands of venezuelans do not have passports it's very difficult and very costly to get them in venezuela so they are rushing to this border of the video has had an open border policy for venice will and there are nearly or nearly four hundred thousand in israel and already living in pay too.
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many are also coming the number has increased because the ecuadorian authorities are as transporting many buses for free so they can get across it well or staring tory all the way to this border crossing to the question will be what will happen to two thousands of innocents who do not have a passport when they get here they won't be able to go back to as well because it will have the same restriction of benefit of having to hold a passport to be able to go in so there is a big question for a peruvian authorities and for international organizations as to what will they be able to do to help these venice williams who are on their way to do right now at least one hundred fifty migrants are stuck on a coast guard ship after being refused entry to italy italy's far right interior minister says those onboard illegal immigrants and won't allow them to set foot on italian soil he wants other european union nations to take in the refugees hundreds
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of young people in chicago are taking part in the annual basketball tournament called hoops in the hood the event aims to get young people to come together and promote peace and one of the most violent cities in the united states is john hendren went to take a look. this is hoops in the hood it's a basketball tournament but it's also a statement about safe neighborhoods in america's most violent major cities each year about five thousand children participate they get together and with the help of the city they block off streets in violence hotspots across chicago and they play and these are violent streets last year thirty five hundred people were shot and more than six hundred of them killed in the city of chicago many of strada was a member of one of chicago's violent gangs now he's a coach we do have an issue of violence in our neighborhood and i think basketball and sports is just one way we can get kids to kind of do something other than look like i'm forcing this happening with someone in some of our neighborhoods this is
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the end of the morning rush hour so normally the street would be choked with cars but instead four hundred kids from twenty different neighborhoods are here to determine who are the champions of chicago and they come from neighborhoods with names like englewood austin and back of the yards the most violent neighborhoods in chicago and they've come together for a championship but they've also come together to find common ground and when it comes to finding that common ground those we've talked to say. they're nailing it. part time for a quick check of the headlines here on al-jazeera australia's treasurer scott morrison has been chosen to be the next prime minister to a vote of m.p.'s in the ruling liberal party he's replaced malcolm turnbull who'd been the job for less than three minutes turnbull had survived a leadership challenge as recently as tuesday in the last few minutes he addressed the media. it is
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a challenging time to be prime minister but i'm very proud of our record i'm very proud of my government ministers record in achievement so i want to thank them i want to thank all my colleagues i want to thank my stuff. a saudi led coalition air strike in yemen said data province has killed at least twenty six civilians including women and children who feel media says they were killed near a camp for internally displaced people the u.a.e. says rebels were known to missiles from the area the us president says there would be an economic meltdown of he was removed from office trump was responding to speculation about his potential impeachment after the prosecution of two top former aides is long time person and lawyer michael cohen has implicated him in breaking campaign finance rules. i don't know how you can impeach somebody who's done a great job. i'll tell you what if i ever got impeached i think the market would crash i think everybody would be very poor. because without this thinking you would
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see if you would see numbers that you wouldn't believe the united nations is there's latin american countries to ease travel restrictions on thousands of people fleeing venezuela's deepening economic and political crisis the call came from neighboring ecuador in peru and they announced tighter enter of comments for venezuelans many are trying to beat the south at a deadline before valid passports were acquired to enter. so africa has rejected a tweet by donald trump on land reform calling it narrow and divisive the us president ordered a study into farm seizures and what he called a large scale killing of farmers citing a report from fox news ugandan opposition leader bobby wine has been charged with treason he was rearrested just moments after a military court dropped weapons charges against him wines initial detention last week sparked widespread protests well those were the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after the street station that's watching by foot. well there are
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three big challenges facing human kind in the twenty first century. climate change and technological disruption especially the rise of intelligence and bioengineering this will change the world more than anything else professor you know harare to al-jazeera. in the stream today we continue our series on the digital few so what does an indigenous superhero actually look like and why does that representation matter i really could be allowed there is a lot to discuss today and i'll be looking out for your comments and your questions online. stream or join our you tube chop. in the director of the american. university of colorado in new york.
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indigenous representation in mainstream popular culture relegated to subplots mistakes or shamans making a brief appearance to impart some wisdom indigenous community is often used to represent backwardness and complex histories a rich culture and romanticize but have a look in at studio we have back stories and characters for indigenous and first nation communities all conceived brought to us by indigenous artists and storytellers make up all superhero stories and more are now being written by and for indigenous communities not tone down not furthering stereotypes they are instead building representation have a look at aragon star a kickapoo singer and writer and creator of the super indian comic series this is what you have to say. the reason i created super indian was because i was tired of seeing negative stereotypes about native americans in mainstream comics i wanted to
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create a character that had native american authenticity and also you know within the artwork and also within the rating as for the future of our indigenous superheroes i predict that there are going to be way more than there are now they're going to be more complex more shades of grey they'll have access to a lot of high tech they'll be futurism so it's going to be great stick around you're going to want to see what we do. out again stuff if i have a day some time off you can come see here thank you for that great start to rush oh there's so much to talk about joining us from albuquerque new mexico we have lee francis he's the c.e.o. publisher of native reality he also founded the indigenous comic con that's how the new mexico in the united states in silverdale washington state jeffrey very is a native american comic artist and designer and in winnipeg canada sonja ballantine
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is a writer and filmmaker welcome to the stream all of you so i love this what does that . mean so yeah that is the wrong way to start with conversation doing it right back to you so when it comes to comic influences our community has a lot to say and we asked them which character stand out for them erin in there's a gateway from the x.-men series and for our audience that isn't familiar with gateway this is him from the marble fandom universe he's an indigenous australian and this is a closer look at gateway li is this character stand out for you when it comes to a good indigenous superhero. i think there's a bunch of things that i've seen where that where i really appreciate the ways in which. you know a lot of stuff that came out of marvel and folks because we weren't writing or drawing this stuff but. you know i think even to my you know my business relations
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there are still some trophy nesa around the character you know the idea of of. you know sort of that aboriginal you know that the things that we've seen throughout their history being used to sort of power base i think it's a double edged sword and i think that that's you know what we've really been trying to just be keen about placing really intentional about in in our representations not only through what we publish but also when we're trying to. you know compter everybody like we actually it's that these positions. so now i want to show you a cow it took from your childhood it's the green power ranger i have him here on my laptop when i show you well the green power ranger how on earth is he connected talk conversation we're having right now tell us well i found out recently that. tommy oliver was supposed to be is an indigenous character and i i didn't know that when i was a child i no i don't either. i know if i knew that as a kid because i was like he was the most popular ranger and still is one of the
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most popular power injures and i'm like he was in a bit like that so who looked. like i think that's one of my one of my clever introduces. secretly native when i have a credit talk about how i consider spock from star trek a native person ok yeah and it's really interesting to me to have that aspect this because like who else could deal with being both vulcan and human being and having so i was like of course he will never found out what his mom what is what background is so mike ok she's created i decided it i always like i'm like you i've always associated spark just being because my my father's non-native and my mom's do so coming from two worlds you i suppose. that's a great compliment. but yeah i feel same way i've always felt like spock was
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a kindred spirit yeah that's one of the big things for me with spock is that he's both feeling with not being vulcan and not them not being human enough and i've always felt that one aspect of native the native experience not being native enough because you can't speak your own language but not being white enough because you're so different everybody else so it's like i don't know anderson why there aren't more nicci people like native people into star trek i felt like the only one for a long time when i was a kid. but why not us the two. like i did i felt that way with like you know my dad was just like a super cycle i think and and so it was i think it was this wonderful precedent that was set in our own soul this like being native nurture being native tear was not something that was foreign to me and especially like reading comics my dad was a huge reader so didn't matter if you know i was going out reading comics he was
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like you know he's got something because you're going to read and it's awesome and you know i mean this stuff it was like cool there's now i like over the past couple years like a look at all these native nerds will be there around right now. i met currently reading an article about. visiting cons and the most of the con in my city did not have very many native people going to let until very recently and it's felt like that again when i was a little kid being the only star trek nerd in northern manitoba itself like oh my god like i'm the only one wire there anymore but just like and so it's very cool to see that it's becoming more acceptable to be a nerd because where some of the nerdiest people in the world so i don't know why i don't know the stats well i would have to notice that all right guys let's let's let's get some juice out of here what makes an indigenous superhero fantasy what are the ingredients that you need tad to make them native fascination indigenous.
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well our one of the first ones i think is like a lot of a lot of superheroes in general suffer loss and that always made such a big impact on me because i'm like well why. as indigenous people we have suffered so much loss and asked so why aren't we indigenous why aren't we superheroes yet like asking for a man who has lost this planet wonder woman lost her home because she had to leave spider-man lost his family and it's like why i think this is so it's so easily transferred to us so i don't understand why we aren't heroes yet in that universe. so i do hear what you're saying there sonja about what you see a superhero having in their background but unfortunately our audience says too often they look like this this is a lean on twitter saying often they're limiting depictions of natives to old mystical indian or noble savage stereotypes and that's incredibly harmful and leads people to believe that we're stuck in the past and capable of adapting to modern
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times and alina goes on to say there are certain spiritual and ceremonial aspects that are also seen as a private thing and many native cultures so they can't be accurately depicted in comics which leads to bad and or append indian depictions of spirituality even when this is a part of the character's the background so jeffrey i wonder if you can pick up on that the hard characterization and i think lee touched on that a little bit earlier when he talks about it's a double edged sword we have some fantastic things fantastic symbolism fantastic spirituality in our culture when it's misrepresented the way it has been it becomes either a really bad cliche or a bad negative stereotype so when you have a native creator coming in there and he's in fusing his or her culture into his characters people might see that is oh that's just adding the stereotype with the reality is you know this is how it's properly done jeffrey.
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you know i was. it's going to add to i think that partly it's it's about the lived experience when it's a non-native writer what they're looking at is the is the binge fringe bettors and and food right so they're going to add the tropes because it looks cool and i like cool characters i think they're really i mean you know there's there's really amazing things that can come out of that from the imagination but when i write and i write characters in the people that we try to engage each. oh yeah. i hear what you're saying. to me it's i'm just going to jump over to something for a moment because you're talking about creating characters so new this is exactly what you've been doing have a look here this is kerry barry lynn it's a children's book. they want how does that fit into what we're talking about right now because you're creating characters that work for other people like you and youngsters growing up right now i think a lot of my work is autobiography autobiographical in terms of. write and
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i write with. what i want to see when i was a little kid and so i write with that intention always and sometimes it. i'm really surprised by how non-stereotypical things could come out for me or sometimes so you typical things could come about and so like i'm creating a superhero right now called thunderbird who was in my first film and there's a whole section where they create her costume and the entity that is her coffee decides that it likes a mole so it makes her costume look like a. design and there's a whole scene where maggie who is the thunder bird she says like what i'm creating i can't have a height across the human like her or her sentience symbol symbiont cos there was like no no it's fine well we'll deal with this later and i'm like uh correct so it's like coming up with stuff that got me angry to you as a kid like well and i hated seeing fathers i hated being seen as lake shy and or
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apache when i am a creep person so it's like i really want to eliminate that pan indian idea sure jeffrey you are people who know some of your stories i know some of your art how do you approach knowing that you come with you come to the table with some real integrity and then what do you do with your art. you walk gingerly and boldly at the same time. i want people to see that the native voice is behind and but i also want to see the characters he said their characters just as much as they're mine they're part of our pop culture history and so that recognition is there soon as you see that and whether your native or you're not this is just me showing a native voice to these characters and i've been honored and lucky enough to be able to work on very a lot of the ones that i had loved as a child it's just been fantastic journey for me. any idea when.
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alien life is you know mark you've made before that was one of my favorite pieces of art that i ever saw like and the way you say i posted on twitter too but i love the superman the way you do it because to me superman is a native person like in all aspects except skin color so it's just like a scene that almost made me want to cry cause i'm like oh my god. you know like i said i be honest i just want to have fun but i also want people to know where i'm come from i'm from where i come from natives we have a rich culture we have much to offer the world and we're just people are just now starting to recognize it and see the tip of that giant iceberg that is just looming out there waiting for us to explode on the world and yet i feel let the problem teach this because and. in regards to last i feel that we often felt that seeing native people relegated to the past made us feel so strange in terms of how like
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well i'm a modern native but i don't exist in the media so a lake in my weird and so seeing pretty creature ready creatures nerdy natives on t.v. was something that was really cool to me because i lost my mind there's a show in canada called corner gas that has an indigenous character named davis who is a priest at a police sergeant and there's this whole conversation you has where he's talking that you're off. another person in need and he's talking about battlestar galactica and i was like oh. yeah but so i love those little jim just yank things you love that you love seeing them. oh yeah and it's so much that i love this. is our native american. so i want to jump in here because i want to bring our community back in this is a conversation that if you are having about why it's important to have indigenous creator behind the scenes so wish i had done twitter says marvel they have
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a new or character out and they said that marvel has a bigger responsibility then to hire native writers and artists their most recent character is based on any of it culture and they did consult with a native person for it but consultation is not enough it's a free pass that they did their homework so that's a critique and i'll show you that character in just a moment but i want to bring this tweet in next because dale here on the other side of that debate says we as a native writers and illustrators now have the resources to publish and distribute on our own terms we no longer have to wait for anyone to give us permission or give us room at events like comic-con we're changing it our selves so you can see the marvel character behind me but lee i want to go to you with this conversation talking about is it the duty of these bigger houses like marvel or d.c. comics to include these voices or is that up to indigenous communities themselves i
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think we make our own path and we know that there's a market through this. and how we're going to go out but i also think that my main thing and i will show you on that is. too often you've been serving as consultants in these ways you know listen jack is amazing you know and should be should have. been. we don't need we we're losing you a little bit of you i'm so sorry about that let me just show you what part of what he does he has a bookstore the is dedicated to indigenous comics and fantasy and graphic novels and some of the tunnels a really important titles and more important titles but i want to point out a couple of them we have code talkers here and then we also have deal women a vignette these are stories that are really important that to be told in the not
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the kind of so is the of to make into comics. yeah yeah i think this is that's the we're going to make our own ways it was the reason we wanted to. work that i've been able to be a part of i was going to wait around for anybody we just decided to start publishing and start a comic on an open. got it yeah. i actually wanted to go to comic-con and when i first heard of it and my first film actually played there and i was so upset i couldn't go because i that wasn't i made my first film crash site with the intention of it going to places like indigenous comic-con and so it's really important to me that these places exist but yeah i agree with reed that we often had to make our make our own way into these events and because there's a there's a thirst for this work but i think there's a lot of problems with places like marvel or d.c. where they're like well that's true nice of
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a market lake who are people other than native people going to buy these books and it's it's such a it seems like such a wall we still have to climb because i'm like you know with the success of things like black panther people don't believe like the big places the big publishing houses don't believe that there's chances of success with such a new market. so in making your own way i want to pivot on not because we got this comic live on you tube this is the walker who says why do we need fictional superheroes only those who feel inferior need heroes only those who feel inferior see others as super so that's an interesting comment there he's getting a lot of the this person is getting a lot of feedback on you tube a lot of superhero in our community do you keep that in mind keep this point in mind because i want to play a video comment from jay who's that algonquin artist and a writer out of canada and this is why he says we need the superheroes. quae james and there's the guns hello my name is jay odrick i'm going to go good writer artist
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thompson producer comic creator from a killing on c.b.s. not a community i wrote and drew created a graphic novel called could go either even though as leader of the after the two television series that airs in canada the united states and australia also drew book called black lies by author robert march there was a national bestseller you can what is representation matter simply put we can't let our kids and business children and people of color grow up in a world where the only way they ever see themselves represented in the media and pop culture is that's the bad guys or even worse the comic relief so if you're thinking about a career in comics you might get involved in the media we need your voice now more than ever because right now anything's possible of i did it so can you so i look forward to watching your shows reading your books get in the mix we need you piece . yeah jay's said it will cause i wish he had been on here because i wanted to tell him how much i wished it had existed when i was a kid as if i'd seen that i would have like lost my mind i'm like this thing that
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brought a kid on or rather. like a fire to yell but it was so cool to see like i think we need heroes because no one asks so why people need superman nobody asks why we need bad memory just do because they inspire us you aim higher and i think with our lake with the three of aspect we're kind of inspiring younger kids to go into it because i didn't see any writers growing up that were native and it's really important to me to show kids that they can be other than nurses and doctors and lawyers like we can be a lot of different thank you both so in part let me see that. i think heroes are important because they reflect who we are they are the epitome of what we hope to be as as a people as per people there that you're they are. so you have a native hero you want that native hero to put in my eyes everything that is great wonderful about our culture we need those the symbols of champions of who where we
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come from different you know what i was thinking about was i was looking you were looking at the amazing lisa been doing and the sun has been doing is that from my study of those two cultures and different communities indigenous communities that culture the history the spiritual physicians has so much better stronger more amazing well magical than any superhero story that i've ever seen already mcgrane the culture what do you need made us and that's what i think you owe me. anything that i've ever seen in d.c. all malvo all a any of those big mainstream ones you have those superheroes already culture who already doing magical things and are not even magical things this is what they did and i think that's where we're heading i think we're certain to see that right now i think that if you look back at a lot of the a lot of the heroes that we we see that the comic pages today derive from stories greek myths different other mythology still we're now allowed because of weight
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things are today were loud to share and build off of our own culture and our own mythologies developed worlds. and villains the way we see the way that we from the stories that we know. we're just start to see that i you know jeff and i want to bring this in from amanda she's a teacher and she's uses indigenous comics in her teaching material she says my students are mostly non-native and they have very little knowledge about living indigenous peoples we climb this hill together to bring them into reality and a better understanding and i often start with a collection like moonshot might start with six killer she gives a couple examples and says just reading and engaging with comments by indigenous writers and authors versus student expectations the native peoples are no longer here. and the resulting discussion usually lacks defensive bias so limited that to you because this is important for all audiences she's saying yeah yeah big it is
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six it was my my work and i wanted to sense you know native folks that are better done that's another part of think that we've been trying to accomplish with this work in a manner points out a lot of other folks pointed out is that the pop culture is a case of that native people sort of get stuck in the western and various western motifs and so what you end up with is is this a if. it was. liza true jeffrey you can finish the sentence i know you're all right so here's what i think might happen that there might be this tension happening between mainstreaming comics and graphic novels and then what you want to do as artists who happen to be indigenous are you would be seen that fight or can everybody want to get a free and sunny oh yes i think everybody can work together if we have a healthy respect towards each and every culture that is possible. it's being done
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we just need to see more of it so. yeah i agree with that with that like people were thinking that black panther the movie was all they could be for people of african and the santa are black are people that are black but everybody from a variety of cultures love that movie like i remember seeing it my almost started around dance in the theater so i saw a lot of my own culture in that movie and like the importance of our own stuff and so i believe that level yet any representation for any group that isn't just a default caucasian is like something that we all love i mean people feel that just because the picture is one of a time to see time fly is what i am it's open to people who so talented and the few . jeffrey and sun will thank you for being part of the story today thank you rick you will end on you tube in january who says there are so many superheroes in our communities that are on song and comics are how we hope for youth to imagine new
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heroes from a cultural base thank you so much for watching we will see you next time take everybody. love struggles i mean nobody not a person coming from one half of their battle. full of pleasure we were only. going to an intimate look at life in cuba today getting out the door to each other and agree that it is because this is my cuba on al-jazeera. and i'm disappointed as well on the. u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already
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a source of heated debate nothing. has changed they still spent most of the days looking forward to for. five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country have been truly unable to escape the war. don did not have the ability to take on everybody. no one is also going to get to fight all of them big enough to sponsor and phone them as well in search of the missing pieces. when you go the news of bin laden was killed were you surprised or was your reaction oh they found in the place we continue but we don't want anyone to know. the full. it takes discipline and camaraderie. this is not the game or is it. what is a healthy balance between work and play when playing. and fortune to be
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made. the story of the highs and lows of young. fast paced world of the pro gamers. state of play a witness documentary. australia's treasurer scott morrison is chosen by the ruling party to be the country's next prime minister as malcolm turnbull is voted out. it is being a challenging time to be prime minister but i'm very proud of our record i'm very proud of my government money minister's record in achievement.
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this is a live from doha also coming up another deadly air strike in yemen at least twenty children were killed in a refugee camp blamed the saudi an erotic on a mission. i don't. think the market would crash. economic warning us talk of his impeachment heats up ahead of the midterm elections. malcolm turnbull has been ousted as australian prime minister after a vote by liberal party m.p.'s the country's treasurer scott morrison has been chosen as his successor comes off a few days in australian politics turnbull survived a vote on his leadership as recently as tuesday and the last off he told the media he plans to retire from politics. i was impressed by how many of my colleagues spoke or voted for loyalty above
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disloyalty. how the insurgents were not rewarded. by electing mr dutton for example but instead the successor who i wish the very best of course scott morrison a very loyal and effective treasurer well from all of this let's cross live to kathy novak in sydney kathy said tell us a bit more about scott morrison and what is it a surprise that he won the leadership contest even though he wasn't the main challenger surprising in so far as that he wasn't the challenger as you say we heard malcolm turnbull there refer to him mr dutton that's peter dutton who is from the more conservative side of the right wing ruling liberal party here in australia malcolm turnbull is considered a more moderate no compared to malcolm turnbull scott morrison would be considered
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more conservative but throughout this leadership crisis morrison had been standing behind malcolm turnbull his treasurer and he had previously that mars and that is served as immigration minister and you could see that malcolm turnbull was pleased that if he was to lose his job that the person who would be stepping in would be scott morrison so i think those who were backing the challenge from peter dutton would be disappointed today and there really was a split within that party room meeting with forty five supporting scott morrison by the forty voting in favor of peter dutton and kathy markham to him but as you say has been fighting hard to keep his position as prime minister in the end the last party's support and what triggered all of this in the first place. it seemed to be about disunity within the party that the conservatives really wanted to replace the moderate malcolm turnbull with someone from their side and we
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had an unsuccessful challenge from peter dutton on tuesday and even though malcolm turnbull survived then it seemed that the damage was done that his leadership was not solidified by winning that vote and what happened then was we saw a raft of his ministers resigning in this call to have another vote if you ask them turnbull what he was saying as he left the prime minister's courtyard for the last time as prime minister he believes that it was what he calls an insurgency on the part of people within his party and also on the part of some in the media and he says he's happy that that insurgency wasn't rewarded he says this has been all about personal vendettas and not really about issues affecting the australian people and kathy for those of us not used to the rough and tumble of australian politics is worth pointing out in the last ten years or so no australian prime
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minister has completed a food term an office of an old ministrations must be tired of all this revolving door politics. we do that you see this very often here in australia in fact malcolm turnbull first came to power by ousting then prime minister tony abbott so some may argue it's just coming back to him now in this leadership challenge back in two thousand and seven was the last time that we saw a prime minister than john howard serve out a full term and he left office because of a general election about ever since then sitting prime ministers have been ousted by members of their own party industry and don't like to see that and that's another thing that malcolm turnbull did point to in his outgoing news conference he says he must radians it really would be appalled by what they have a witness this week in the federal parliament and australians on the whole really
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would prefer to see the government governing instead of fighting amongst itself thank you. peter hartcher is the political editor of the sydney morning herald he says australians a fed up with constant political infighting i can't begin to tell you distressed most people are that what goes on in the federal government it's a new as you said it's a relatively new ten years it's a long standing tradition of practice something we've become for the rest isn't let's listen to the italian political system in changing leaders and one of the characteristics of this there is that. most people with most everybody you will still be wondering if it's the biggest right in the electorate what was this about this great principle was at stake what's the policy difference because not as being said there's probably no explanation from. from the outgoing prime minister the incoming one the other challenges what this was actually about. a saudi in iraq to
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coalition air strike in yemen has killed at least twenty six civilians including women and children who the media says it happened in the province of data the group was near a camp for internally displaced people the u.a.e. says rebels were launching missiles from the area called diversion reports. civilians once again have been the targets of saudi led coalition jets in yemen. iranian backed rebels say at least thirty one people including women and children were killed in an attack on their convoy in the western province of what data dead children and women are disgusting crime. the victims were trying to escape a camp in al couey which the coalition says was being used to launch missiles. they hit us while we were on the road this little boy was spared unlike the forty four children killed two weeks ago in another strike that aerial bombing on august ninth targeted a bus full of kids returning from
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a summer camp they were full of joy and all smiles just hours before happy to be returning home to their families the charity save the children says yemen is to worst place in the world to be a child one broken hearted father scoured the scene for of events his child may have been spared. i just found some of what my boy was wearing i didn't find any of his remains on his finger. not his skull. a day later their families were weeping over the child sized graves inside the province their final resting place save the children estimates an average of one hundred forty children have been killed every day since the beginning of saudi led coalition strikes against who these if they night will not conduct their own investigation and i believe that that's how did it will continue the sensational news that american made smart bombs were used in that strike grabbed headlines in the us but just for one day the case
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against the us being implicated in these murders and this war crimes is a very strong one. the two thousand and fifteen saudi led and u.s. supported intervention in yemen has created what the u.n. calls the worst humanitarian crisis in the world thousands of people have been killed millions have been displaced and twenty two million yemenis desperately need humanitarian help every day but the war in yemen seems to have no ending paul chowder gian al jazeera. president i want. from donald trump the u.s. president says there would be an economic meltdown if he was removed from office trump was responding to speculation about his potential impeachment following the prosecution of two former top aides his former lawyer michael cohen has implicated him in breaking campaign finance laws while his former campaign chief. was on
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guilty of bank fraud i don't know how you can impeach somebody who's done a great job. i'll tell you what if i ever got impeached i think the market would crash i think everybody would be very poor. because without this thinking you would see that you would see numbers that you wouldn't believe how does the castro has more from washington d.c. . impeachment is a real possibility for trump if his party of republicans lose control of the house come the november midterm elections and so while the president's statements that essentially say if he is impeached everyone may be poor may sound surprising on its face but when you look at it it may be a motivator the in the president's belief to turn out his base in november it's notable that on tuesday the same day that two of trump's most closest allies became convicted felons was the same day that the american stock market rallied to record highs and recent polls show that ninety percent of republicans think trump is doing
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a good job in office and so trump is adamant in issuing this threat or warning however you look at it to his base that they have to turn out in november or ause perhaps risk their pocketbooks now in this long and winding interview with fox news president trump also went on to renew criticism of his attorney general jeff sessions he renewed the refrain that sessions should not have recused himself from the russian investigation and should have us at a stand simply done a better job to protect the president now sessions who has long been quiet amid these criticisms did shoot back with a strongly worded statement saying that he would not be influenced by political considerations many are seeing this as the attorney general drawing a line in the sand between himself and the president and it remains to be seen what action if any the president will take finally on this day of much intrigue and
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breaking news surrounding the white house the wall street journal reporting that david packer a longtime friend of donald trump and the publisher of the national enquirer has made a deal with federal prosecutors that implicates trump in the pay off of two women who claim that they had sexual relationships with trump to buy their silence. time for a short break here on al-jazeera when we come back the un urges south american countries to ease travel restrictions for venezuelans fleeing a worsening economic crisis and a data set port for ugandan musician turned politician but he won some charge of the drop for the case against him this fall from a own state.

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