This video was released in July last year. It is about the concept of freedom and what this really means in real life. George Mobiot’s words are thought provoking. While this video is framed in the context of the Brexit debate in the UK, the argument over democracy goes on.
This statement is being circulated among journalists and others working in media, as a measure of support for Julian Assange. The persecution of the WikiLeaks editor is a serious violation of the right to free speech, threatening all who work in media, and by extension, the loss of the right of all citizens to know. Many minds have been muddled by a long propaganda war to destroy Assange’s reputation and legitimise extraordinary methods, like the ignoring of legal principals, disproportionate punishment and what amounts to torture. Continue reading Journalists speak up for Julian Assange→
The following comes from Australian Unions and is about the Federal Government’s Integrity Bill, designed to be a major attack on the whole union movement in Australia, and as its authors claim, merely a means to deal with those who act unlawfully. If it was, there would not be a bill targeting only unions. It would target all those in important positions. Politicians and company directors for instance. This affects all workers, and it stands to flow onto the whole community. The statement has been reproduced in full.Continue reading Stop Morrison’s attack on working people and our unions→
Official site of the May Day Committee (Malbourne)