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Peace Day - IPAN launch

Peace Day – IPAN launch

On International Peace Day today in Australia IPAN is formed. Independent & Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) No Foreign Military Bases! There is a growing concern amongst many Australians that decisions to base US troops in Australia and increase military use of Australian facilities were made too hastily to allow proper consultation with affected communities and […]

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Beyond Wisconsin 14 - against the war machine

Beyond Wisconsin 14 – against the war machine

14—Beyond Wisconsin: Seeking New Priorities as Labor Challenges War MICHAEL ZWEIG “The attack on labor by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and that state’s legislature in early 2011 appeared at first to be a response to the state’s budget crisis. Two developments quickly contradicted this belief. First, the amount of money the governor said would be […]

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UN: International Day of Peace September 21

UN: International Day of Peace September 21

This year, 2012, the International Day of Peace is on Friday September 21, special activities and celebrations will take place all across the world over the 2012 Peace Day Weekend, including festivals, concerts, a global Peace Wave with moments of silence at noon in every time zone, and much more. We encourage you to attend […]

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More on US Bases and peace

More on US Bases and peace

More Information on US bases. 1. Please download and distribute Richard Tanter from Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability on US military and intelligence facilities in Australia – what, where and why? Medical Association for the Prevention of War, Melbourne, 9 August 2012. http://nautilus.org/network/associates/richard-tanter/talks/ The Medical Association for Prevention of War (Australia) works for the […]

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Human Rights

CIA, Kerr, Barwick and 1975

CIA, Kerr, Barwick and 1975 by Humphrey McQueen A revival of interest in the dismissal of the Whitlam government on 11 November 1975 is focusing on who advised the Governor-General, Sir John Kerr. The role of the Chief Justice of the High Court, Sir Garfield Barwick, has been known almost from the start. Knowledge of […]

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Against Australia as US War base

Against Australia as US War base

The newsletter of Campaign Against Foreign Military Bases (South Australia) I urge support for action against Darwin US-War-with-China base and see below on PeaceBus in Darwin In Adelaide this coming meeting is to debate the PROPOSED NATIONAL AIMS, NAME AND STRUCTURE Name options: Independent & Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) or Independent & Peaceful Australia Coalition […]

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Frontier Wars, Class Wars, Imperialist Wars

Frontier Wars, Class Wars, Imperialist Wars

Frontier Wars, Class Wars, Imperialist Wars Talk by Humphrey McQueen at the Railway Club, Darwin, 17 July 2012. In paying acknowledgement to country I want to do more than mention custodianship and sovereignty. Too often those values are made to sound passive or legalistic. The reality is that across this continent and for more than […]

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From America - on <strong>Veterans for Peace, Courage to Resist, Bradley Manning, New Priorities, US Labor against War and War Horse - the play.
Woody Guthrie: "If we would just take the profit out of war there wouldn't be any."
"A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." <strong>Margaret Mead.

US Veterans for Peace, anti-war action and War Horse, the play

My notes from America – on Veterans for Peace, anti-war action, New Priorities, and War Horse – the play. I was in LA staying at the wonderful Venice Beach, enjoying the warm summer day, walking the boardwalk,listening to the country blues and jazz music, mixing with all the beautiful people – the skaters, bikers, hippies, […]

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Peacebus

Peacebus

Support the Peacebus – now in Darwin. Read here and forward http://www.peacebus.com/AboutPeacebus/

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