Australia

Marriage Equality: Australia Approves, SCOTUS Hears Cake Case

The trajectory of the gay rights movement can sometimes resemble the jagged line on a heart monitor. Gains and setbacks can land with equal force and frequency. This week’s events included a legislative win and oral arguments before the US Supreme Court in a momentous case.On Tuesday, the court heard long-awaited arguments in a case filed by Colorado baker Jack Phillips — the proprietor of Masterpiece Cakeshop, who refused to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple because he felt doing so clashed with his Christian faith.

The Australian Housing Bubble Is Ready To Burst! – Home Prices Skyrocket To 7 Year High

Recently, I spoke with author and economic analyst John Sneisen about the alarming rate at which Australian home prices are rising as the real estate bubble proves to be more volatile than ever. Home prices in Australia have risen the most in 7 years as massive market manipulation takes place forcing even the middle class to rent rather than buy homes. The average home values in capital cities surged 12.9% in March alone.