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Ongoing Timor Leste oil /gas battle with Australia

Earlier posts http://chriswhiteonline.org/2015/09/tl-oilgas-dispute-with-australia-continues/ http://chriswhiteonline.org/2014/09/australia-steals-timor-leste-oil/ Update: Special Lateline http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-11-25/east-timor-greater-sunrise-spy-scandal/6969830 Senator Xenophon calls for Royal Commission

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Paris: Your Wars – Our Dead

Responses: “Your Wars – Our Dead” Many of us are fearful of the reaction upon reaction which our rulers will unleash. A renewed cycle of war and terror – terror and war. Scared also of the murder upon murder which the forces of the racists and the far right would like to unleash – thus […]

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Turkey: general strike calls

I post stories on the terror bombing of progressives in Ankara Turkey and the struggle for peace. “There is only one common call from all who are here,” said the president of union KESK, Lami Ozgen, “They have massacred those who called for peace, who demanded peace now. This will not prevent us from struggling […]

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Pope against war industry

Pope Francis reminds US that the arms trade is the “industry of death” and more stories on peace. “Being at the service of dialogue and peace also means being truly determined to minimize and, in the long term, to end the many armed conflicts throughout our world,” the pope said. Then he asked the critical […]

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Against Pine Gap and US war machine in NT

Rare glimpse at the secrets of Pine Gap spy base that directs US Pentagon drone wars. http://www.canberratimes.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/rare-glimpse-at-the-secrets-of-pine-gap-spy-base-20160226-gn51oa.html IPAN statement against Turnbull’s excessive arms spending http://ipan.org.au/#/dwp Central Australia’s Pine Gap spy base has taken on a new electronic surveillance role, making it a “multi-purpose mega-intelligence centre,” as Australia and our allies massively increase interception of global […]

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The Five Principles of Peace

China Premier Zhou Enlai arrives at the Bandung Conference in Indonesia (1955) to announce the Five Principles of Peace. The Five Principles of Peace were first written by Zhou Enlai on December 31, 1953. The Principles are: 1) Mutual respect for each nation’s territorial integrity and sovereignty 2) Mutual non-aggression 3) Mutual non-interference in each […]

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Turnbull going

I am posting some background articles on Turnbull who can be beaten politically in the next election. Alexander White “Turnbull must change climate policies or he will perish. Climate groups must put the pressure on Turnbull to deliver policy outcomes now, while he has the political capital to act. Read the analysis here http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/southern-crossroads/2015/sep/15/turnbull-must-change-policies-or-perish Just […]

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Protests rebuff Australian Border Farce

“Once they start stopping people in the streets and checking their papers, the next step is people start disappearing the way they do in some states.” Andrew Wilkie MP. “This is a government out of control.” ‪#‎abc24‬ Border Force: Operation Fortitude cancelled as protesters take to Melbourne’s CBD streets Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/border-force-operation-fortitude-cancelled-as-protesters-take-to-melbournes-cbd-streets-20150828-gja3mp.html The union representing […]

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Dangerous allies

Queensland Peace actions this week: this wednesday 8th july 6.30pm public forum Brisbane and thursday IPAN Independent and Peaceful Australian Network Conference http://edgeqld.org.au/whats-on/public-forum-dangerous-allies Critique the Australia-US Alliance, and take part in building a national movement for an independent and peaceful Australia. The forum is the opening event for the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) […]

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