Dutch historian Rutger Bregman spoke the truth at Fox. The interview on the Tucker Carlson Show was not aired, but it has been leaked.
Bregman is the author of the book Utopia for Realists, in which he advocates a universal income, open borders and a 15 hour week.
Video from Ben Pennings
From New South Wales
Tim Soutphommasane was Australia’s race discrimination commissioner, until he finished his term in 2018 to take up an academic post at Sydney University. He said then, that the threat of racism to Australia is serious. Continue reading The Morrison government is increasingly resorting to inciting racism
This article by Josh Robertson (ABC 19 February 2019), shows how far Adani is prepared to go, to force through his unpopular Carmichael coal mine project, and his has found a legal firm willing to use what some might consider unethical means to wage a war against opponents. This does not mean that the opposition will fade away. There is little chance of this. But it does suggest that the battle has entered a new and desperate phase. Continue reading Adani’s new law firm put forward ‘trained attack dog’ strategy for waging legal ‘war’
By Ben Wilson
Greens Senator Rachel Siewert asked for some information from the Department of Human Services, and found that at least 2030 Centrelink recipients died between July 2016 and October 2018, the time over which the Robo-Debt system has been operating. Continue reading More than 2000 deaths are linked to the Centrelink system and Robo-Debt
Climate change is influencing extreme weather, globally and locally. Devastating droughts and floods; severe heatwaves; earlier, hotter and more dangerous bushfire seasons… the list goes on. Continue reading Video: Australia’s summer heat records keep piling up
By Joe Montero.
The passing of the Medical Evacuation Bill was a defeat for the Morrison government. Sort of anyway. The minister can intervene and prevent a medical evacuation and the new law does not apply to new arrivals. Continue reading Morrison government diverts embarrassment with return to Howard era response to asylum seekers
By Joe Montero
The GetUp campaign against Kevin Andrews is partly because he topped the list of an internal poll of Victorian members. Andrews was rated as even worse than Tony Abbott and Peter Dutton. Continue reading Online activist organisation GetUp is targeting the Liberal’s Kevin Andrews at the coming federal election
Statement on behalf of the May Day Committee (Melbourne) by the secretary Len Cooper.
The May Day Committee (Melbourne) condemns the United States led campaign of destabilisation and economic sabotage being waged against Venezuela and points out that last year Nicolas Maduro was selected as President for the second time. Continue reading The United States led war of destabilisation economic sabotage and intervention being waged against Venezuela must be stopped