Will Biden choose Gaza ceasefire or devastating regional war?

The following (published by Comon Drams 25 January 2024) by Media Benjamin cofounder of Codepink and rights organisation Global Exchange, with Nicolas Davies, independent journalist, and researcher for Codepink, is about the dangerous road being taken by President Joe Biden. In addition to providing carte-blanche support to the slaughter of Palestinians, he is following the game plan of the Netanyahu government in Israel that is extending its attack on Gaza into other theatres. The intention, it is suggested, is to draw in United States ground forces, even if it risks regional and world war.

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Albo’s tax cuts change more public relations than substance

By Joe Montero

Anthony Albanese faced a great deal of opposition to his promise to keep Scott Morrison’s promise for big tax cuts for the very rich since the day of the election that made him Prime Minister. In fact, it threatened to Cause instability within the Labor Party. The angst was just contained in last year’s national party conference in Brisbane last year. Continue reading Albo’s tax cuts change more public relations than substance

Australia demands a change in direction according to the latest Essential Poll

By Joe Montero

In the wake of the fiasco of the voice referendum and a response to Israel’s attack on Israel that pleases no-one, the Essential Poll commissioned by the Guardian newspaper has revealed that more people disapprove than approve of Anthony Albanese’s performance as Prime Minister of Australia and the direction in which the country is going. Continue reading Australia demands a change in direction according to the latest Essential Poll

The cost of housing crisis is still here and waiting for an answer

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Saying that its in the interests of most people for something rea l to be done to fix the cost of housing crisis is a no brainer. So, we must ask why so much effort is being spent by big media pitting younger against older Australians? The answer is obvious. Big media is more interested in advertising making money from the property industry, and politicians love whatever takes the attention of their failure and the opportunity to apply divide and rule. Continue reading The cost of housing crisis is still here and waiting for an answer

David McBride’s trial for whistleblowing Afghanistan war crimes has just begun

By Joe Montero

Whistleblower David McBride will face the start of his trial today (Monday 13 November), and last week, a group of other high-profile whistleblowers signed an open letter to the federal government to call on it to honour the promise to legislate protection for whistleblowers and cut down the cost of waging a legal defence. Continue reading David McBride’s trial for whistleblowing Afghanistan war crimes has just begun

World sees massive upsurge of support for the people of Gaza

By Joe Montero

As the Israeli invasion Gaza steps up, international revulsion against the dire human crimes being committed against Palestinian civilians is growing rapidly. Global public opinion is on the side of the Palestinians and calling for peace and demanding an end to the butchery that has murdered more than 10,000 so far. Continue reading World sees massive upsurge of support for the people of Gaza

The interest is going up and not for the reasons they tell us

By Joe Montero

The latest Essential Poll reveals that the majority of Australians, that is 53 percent, are struggling financially. Many of the respondents said that rising interest rates are the biggest burden. This has added to the cost of buying a home and imposed significant increases in mortgage payments. And the increasing price of homes pushes up rents. Continue reading The interest is going up and not for the reasons they tell us

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