Indonesia’s Occupation of Terror in West Papua

( {“video_url”: “http://videos.engagemedia.org/transcoded/https/www.engagemedia.org/Members/westpapumedia/videos/island_divided_2500_ensubs.mp4/mp4-low/island_divided_2500_ensubs-mp4.mp4”} ) Papuan activist claim illegal detention in PNG A West Papuan activist in Australia claims his father and three other men have been illegally detained on trumped up charges in Papua New Guinea. Ronny Kareni, who fled with his family from West Papua in 1984, says his father and the three . . . → Read More if you dare: Indonesia’s Occupation of Terror in West Papua

Who Really Owns the World

The organisation of global capital (Image: PLoS One)Next time someone blithers antisemitic, wild accusations about Jews running the world, here’s an article to which you can refer them. ‘The idea that a few bankers control a large chunk of the global economy might not seem like news to New York’s Occupy Wall Street movement and . . . → Read More if you dare: Who Really Owns the World

Occupy Melbourne, Not Palestine!

“Occupy Melbourne, not Palestine!” Related Links Exclusive: 98 of the FTSE 100 companies are addicted to tax havens Clean out the offshore banking nests of filthy corporate vampires Palestine / Israel Links

Illegal Settlers Infesting Occupied East Jerusalem

Thaer Qirresh is a 14-year-old Palestinian living in the Muslim quarter of the Old City in East Jerusalem. His family are the last Palestinian family left in the block after a settler organisation purchased the lease and moved in A group of students gathered outside of one of Max Brenner’s franchise cafes in Sydney . . . → Read More if you dare: Illegal Settlers Infesting Occupied East Jerusalem

White Australia - Nation of Bigoted Climate Savers

While the recent earthquake shook the bones of Christchurch in New Zealand, an earthquake of another kind rippled briefly through the Australian landscape. I want to make sure it is not ignored. The results of the 12 year nationwide Challenging Racism survey from the University of Western Sydney shocked me to the bone. Download the . . . → Read More if you dare: White Australia – Nation of Bigoted Climate Savers

Song for Bradley Manning – David Rovics

The Chair of the US House Committee on Homeland Security shows why Wikileaks is essential. His words are simply repellent and fascistic. WikiLeaks today condemned calls from the chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security to “strangle the viability” of WikiLeaks by placing the publisher and its editor-in-chief, Julian Assange, on a US . . . → Read More if you dare: Song for Bradley Manning – David Rovics

Slavoj Zizek : Are We Living in the End Times?

One of my favourite contemporary thinkers, Slavoj Zizek, expounds on apocalypse via capitalist degeneracy. The downside about being declared the messiah is that they generally come to a sticky end ‘CIA response to Assange assassination FOI on Scribd.com: This is a final response to your 11 October FOI Act request for all copies of . . . → Read More if you dare: Slavoj Zizek : Are We Living in the End Times?

Global Military Industrial Disease

The US Military Industrial spiderweb, with the Pentagon trillion dollar budget at its disposal, makes the Israel lobby look like a corner shop. Nearly every US state hosts significant MIC plant and associated jobs -.no potential or incumbent political candidate can afford to ignore this. The Pentagon is enmeshed incestuously with the armaments and associated . . . → Read More if you dare: Global Military Industrial Disease