A World First In Citizen Surveillance By The State

6 December 2018 — True Publica

By TruePublica: Last month TruePublica reported that the British government were going full Orwellian and was now aiming to create a biometric database on top of its mass data bulk collection through surveillance systems that have been deemed illegal by the highest courts in the UK and EU. However, in Australia – a member of the Five-Eyes surveillance clan, the law is being changed to take us one step closer to the complete eradication of privacy.

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Photo essay: Australian students strike for climate action

2 December 2018 — Climate & Capitalism

Save Our Future!

Thousands of Australian primary and high school students walked out of school on November 30 to demand real action on climate change. 

Protests took place in around 30 cities and regional towns, with Sydney and Melbourne drawing around 10,000 people each.

Here, courtesy of Green Left Weekly, is what some of the protests looked like.


Sydney 
Photos by  Zebedee Parkes

See the rest over at Climate & Capitalism

Aboriginal people have a right to protest the commonwealth games as stolen wealth By John Pilger

6 April 2018 — John Pilger

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Australia has always wanted to stake a claim on Aboriginal culture – but only when it benefits them. They remain ignorant when the legislative bullets are fired to weaken and destroy it, and do not seek to protect it when the right to culture and ceremony is in the way of profit and white prosperity.

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The “Shape-Shifting Sheik” and the “Sydney Siege” By Tony Cartalucci

16 December 2014 — Land Destroyer Report

Suspect had multiple aliases, granted political asylum by Australian government, interviewed by Australian media, spent years as fake pro-Western “Shia’a cleric” condemning Iran and Syria before recently “converting” to Sunni and supporting ISIS.

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Apartheid Australia Backs Apartheid Israel By Gideon Polya

15 June 2014 — 4th Media

Dear fellow humanitarians,

An Apartheid Australia with an ongoing Aboriginal Genocide backs Apartheid Israel with its ongoing Palestinian Genocide.

A politically correct racist (PC racist) Apartheid Australia under an extreme right wing, pro-war, pro-Zionist, US lackey, human rights-abusing, anti-Indigenous, anti-environment Coalition government has moved to be the world’s leading supporter after the US of race-based, nuclear terrorist, genocidally racist, democracy-by-genocide Apartheid Israel.

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Former US intelligence contractor speaks on 1975 Australian coup By Mike Head

24 March 2014 — WSWS

Christopher Boyce: “Snowden is a very brave man”

Christopher Boyce, who was jailed for 25 years for leaking information about US spying and political destabilisation operations against the Whitlam Labor government in Australia during 1974 and 1975, was interviewed on Australian public broadcaster SBS’s “Dateline” program last month.

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Once again, Australia is stealing its Indigenous children By John Pilger

21 March 2014 — John Pilger

The tape is searing. There is the voice of an infant screaming as he is wrenched from his mother, who pleads, “There is nothing wrong with my baby. Why are you doing this to us? I would’ve been hung years ago, wouldn’t I? Because [as an Australian Aborigine] you’re guilty before you’re found innocent.” The child’s grandmother demands to know why “the stealing of our kids is happening all over again”. A welfare official says, “I’m gunna take him, mate.”

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The forgotten coup – and how the godfather rules from Canberra to Kiev By john Pilger

16 March 2014 — John Pilger

Washington’s role in the fascist putsch against an elected government in Ukraine will surprise only those who watch the news and ignore the historical record. Since 1945, dozens of governments, many of them democracies, have met a similar fate, usually with bloodshed.

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Witch-hunt against Australian ABC escalates over refugee torture allegations By Mike Head

8 February 2014 — WSWS

As evidence continues to emerge indicating that the Australian navy may have assaulted refugees, deliberately causing burns, during operations to force them back to Indonesia, the government is intensifying its witch-hunt of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for reporting the accusations.

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