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Boycott call by lobby group GetUp is nothing but blackmail

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Source:  Herald Sun

ONE of the things we must never lose in this country is our freedom to speak our mind.

But this week many chief executives got a letter from a lobby group called GetUp, whose founding directors included Bill Shorten, now the Assistant Treasurer.

Some extracts:

Dear CEO,

You may be aware that … the Australian Food and Grocery Council has reportedly put its support behind a multi-million dollar campaign to fight proposed legislation to put a price on carbon pollution … (more…)