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Pine Gap ‘THE POISONED HEART OF AUSTRALIA’

Trump as President. Read on…On Peace protests and IPAN Conference 2016 by Chris White October 11 With the revanchist Trump, and Obama and Clinton daily fanning war drums against Russia and China, and continuous US drone assassinations, Australia has to move to an independent and peaceful foreign and defence policy. See the IPAN resolutions below […]

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Against wealth inequality

1. Evatt report, 2 HILDA ‘The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey’ report Evatt ‘Currently the poorest 40% of Australian households have effectively no wealth at all: about half of them actually have negative net wealth because of their personal debts. At the opposite pole, the wealthiest 10% of Australian households have more […]

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SA Nuclear waste dump questions

Nuclear un-clear: Some questions that need answers before South Australia becomes the world’s nuclear waste dump by Dr Tony Webb June 2016 See below for update. No Dump Alliance Sign the petition http://www.nodumpalliance.org.au Update 2017: Briefing Paper “Nuclear fuel waste storage targets SA’s iconic Flinders Ranges” (Jan 2017) by David Noonan, Independent Environment Campaigner. Over […]

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Feel the Bern 4

Earlier post on Feel the Bern here http://chriswhiteonline.org/2016/05/feel-the-bern-3/ What happens now to the Bernie Sander’s campaign after the struggle at the Democrats’ Convention? Sanders on beginning the revolution Update October: Interview with Sanders On Our Revolution. Defeating Trump and then going local… I think Our Revolution is beginning to do what its goal was, and […]

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Campaign to stop the TPP in 2016

Campaign to stop the TPP legislation in 2016 hots up in Australia and other countries.Update November 2016 TPP dead. TPP death result of six years of community campaigns. The Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network welcomes reports that the Obama administration has abandoned attempts to push the TPP through the current lame duck Congress, the […]

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Ongoing Timor Leste oil /gas battle with Australia

Update 10 July: Time to continue to support Timor Leste’s struggle against Turnbull/Bishop’s denial of Timor Sea justice over the boundary and oil reserves. Let’s ensure ALP, Greens, and independents, Xenophon, Wilke, unions, left groups and supporters of Timor Leste continue to campaign for Timor Sea justice. See further below for arguments for Turnbull/Bishop to […]

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Saving the Great Barrier Reef: more action

Update January 2017: Adani coalmine activists gear up to fight: ‘This will dwarf the Franklin blockade’ As the protest against the Carmichael project – Australia’s largest proposed coalmine – moves beyond the courts and into the realm of civil disobedience, activists have a clear warning: ‘If you’re in bed with Adani, you’re a target’ A […]

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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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