Painting worth $200,000 stolen from Sydney house while owner was moving

Police say Comet (F13) by New Zealand’s most influential modernist artist, Colin John McCahon, stolen from inside owner’s home

A $200,000 modernist painting has been stolen from a Sydney house while its owner was in the middle of moving out, according to police.

The painting, called Comet (F13), by the renowned New Zealand artist Colin John McCahon, was reported missing on Sunday, with police saying the thief had stolen it from inside the owner’s Balmain home.

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Naomi Klein: ‘Trump is more like the schlock doctrine’ – video

Naomi Klein tells Owen Jones that Donald Trump’s administration is using a ‘new formula’ for pushing through its agenda. Rather than the disaster capitalism she outlined in her book The Shock Doctrine, Klein says the Republican party is using Donald Trump’s ‘mental instability, out-of-control ego and general man-babyness’ to distract from their policies, which are ‘savaging’ environmental standards and already-inadequate financial regulations

An extended version of this interview is available on Owen Jones’s YouTube channel

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