He’s one of Australia’s most celebrated whistleblowers. And he has a warning for us.
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By Joe Montero
It seems the Australian parliament is set to pass a law, which is supposed to be aimed against donations that aim at political interference by governments of other countries, but is in reality something entirely different. Continue reading New law to stop foreign interference is a dangerous fraud
The following by Julian Assange and WikiLeaks legal advisor, solicitor Greg Barns, and published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 2 June 2018, provides a case for intervention by the Australian government, for the protection of an Australian citizen. Assange’s position is becoming increasingly critical, with mounting pressure on the Ecuadorean government to hand him over to British authorities. This would result in his extradition to the United States for political reasons. Below this article is a brief comment on the support for Julian Assange from Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame and prominent journalist John Pilger, and coming actions in Sydney, London and Dublin.
Here is a call from the activist online organisation GNU, for Australians to come together to build an economy that works for everyone, not the one percent. It is suggested that this is a good time to be bold, meet the big challenges and put forward real concrete measures work towards a better future and deliver what we want. We do not need to accept a failing economy, which does not deliver fairness and what we need to pursue our potential as individuals and as a society. Continue reading Video: This is a future to fight for
By Joe Montero
An article that recently appeared in The Age (13 May 2018) and written by John McDuling, argued that a big reason why Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook are in trouble, is the campaign has that been carried out by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation for ten years. Continue reading News Corporation’s war on Facebook is over control of social media
By the Media Entertainment and Arts alliance (MEAA)
Press freedom in Australia has deteriorated over the past decade according to a survey of more than 1200 people conducted by MEAA. Continue reading Press freedom in Australia is getting worse
Malcolm Turnbull is now facing another problem. The radical right has gained significant ground in the Liberal Party’s Victorian branch. Continue reading Radical ultras are now dominating Victoria’s Liberal Party
Contributed by a supporter of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks
Nearly a month after Ecuador was pressured to cut off Julian Assange’s access to the Internet, his access has been restored, because of a global campaign in his support. He is now using an account run by the campaign. Continue reading Julian Assange is back on the Internet after attempt to have him silenced
By Joe Montero
The Turnbull government’s war against Centrelink benefit recipients is based on the lie that they are imposing a burden on those who have a job. Continue reading Smoking gun shows that the unemployed and pensioners are not the bludgers