A little bird alerted us to this essential reading and listening about various vile and nefarious rodential attacks on freedom in Asstralia:
His Master’s Voice: The Corruption of Public Debate under Howard.
David Marr argues that John Howard has the loudest voice in Australia. He has cowed his critics, muffled the press, intimidated the ABC, gagged scientists, silenced NGOs, censored the arts, prosecuted leakers, criminalised protest and curtailed parliamentary scrutiny.
National Insecurity : The Howard Government’s Betrayal of Australia.