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Alan Jones’ sponsors fleeing faster than a Mercedes-Benz

Turn Left 2013

Guest Post: Ed MacLeod
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Mercedes-Benz – who made cars for Hitler – have decided that Alan Jones crossed the line, and demanded a return of his loan car – or it will be repossessed.


image and quotes source: Alan Jones loses his sponsored Benz

Former supporter Mercedes-Benz will confiscate Alan Jones’s $250,000 sponsored car, and has vowed to never again support the controversial broadcaster or his radio station 2GB.

For more on the sponsors boycott, see Money talks louder than Alan Jones’ implied right to free speech, boycotts and sponsors

A song we all have probably heard 50 times this past weekend, and here it is one more time:

link: Janis Joplin singing Mercedes Benz (youtube)

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President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. Father of two daughters, he lives and works on the NSW South Coast, Australia. He is a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around him. He is a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and works with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist he has long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. Now a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and has decades of experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. He is passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. Darin is also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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