By Jim Hayes
The mass murder committed by an Australian in New Zealand has put a spotlight on the promotion of racial division by major media and a stream of mainstream politicians.
Continue reading New Zealand murders are an outcome of the politics of hate
This is the second in a series of articles by Joe Montero, who recently visited Venezuela as part of a small delegation, to find out the truth of what is going on there
Continue reading What is the real political situation in Venezuela?
This news item from From SBS News (1 March 2019) highlights the plight of a group of workers who have contracted what is commonly called black lung and the mining companies have so far failed to take responsibility. They have launched to win compensation. All of Australia should know about this. Continue reading Mine dust victims call for coal levy
This is the first of Joe Montero’s articles from the front line in Venezuela, delayed because of an attack on the country’s electricity system, which has left most regions without power, water or communications for days. It has made life considerably harder for everyone. He went there as a journalist member of the Media Entertainment and Arts alliance and representative of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign and the May Day Committee (Melbourne).
While on my Way to Venezuela, among all the good wishes and desire to know more of what is going on there, there were a handful of vitriolic counter reactions.
Continue reading Is what we are being told about the situation in Venezuela true or a lie?
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 Service
s, 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