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Calling for UN Sanctions Against Australia

In today’s Guardian, Ant Loewenstein rightly advocates the use of UN sanctions to pressure the Australian government to end its regime of terror against hapless refugees corralled in offshore detention camps. Sanctions would make Australians, their racist government, the Australian media and the world sit up and take notice and apply punitive pressure to end …

Poem – Multiplication

Multiplication my liberation is a prime number indivisible by misogyny the boot on my neck also crushes the workers chose me first so long ago that which frightens must be controlled in the child’s face he recognised himself unsubstracted from bliss exponential substitutions a calculus of thundering heavens waves, winds, sun and a surfeit of …

Cyndi Lauper – Choose Equality, Don’t Entertain Violent Segregation

Cyndi Lauper, the country you are planning to entertain imposes violent segregation, not equality By Leehee Rothchild I’m glad that you believe in equality, so do I. Unfortunately, my country doesn’t. In the state of Israel, equality is a word frequently used, but rarely practiced. In the occupied territories, under Israel’s control, in East Jerusalem, …