Frydenberg’s 2020-21 budget confirms a profligate spend on Australia’s military capabilities that is unjustifiable from every view point: strategic, economic, environmental and social. The addition of a further $3 billion to the already allocated $42.2billion for 2020-21 will see Australia acquire a military capability grossly disproportionate to its defence needs. The planned capability will work… [Read more] Budget a setback for Australia and the region
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Peace Crimes by Kieran Finnane tells the story of activism at the secret US spy base near Alice Springs. Six Peace Pilgrims trespassed on the grounds of Pine Gap in 2016, leading to a court case in 2017 where the activists were charged under terrorism laws and faced up to 7 years jail. Their quest… [Read more] Pine Gap: A tiny crack, but enough to let some light in
West Papuans are currently engaged in a full-scale, nationwide, nonviolent insurrection. They demand all Indonesian troops to be withdrawn and for the internet to be switched on. The conflict is not going away until the question of political self-determination is settled in a free, fair and dignified way, either through political negotiations and/or a referendum.… [Read more] West Papua is Rising Up: Act now with Papuans to #MakeWestPapuaSafe
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#HurleyKnew It was could General David Hurley not know about the #WarCrimes in Afghanistan? Military lawyer #davidmcbride reported the Toxic culture of the SAS at the time. #freemcbride Protect #whistleblowers ... See MoreSee Less
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"Join the launch of the peoples’ inquiry into US-Australia Alliance. The Independent & Peaceful Australia Inquiry is a national examination of the costs and consequences of the Australia-US alliance for the Australian people, organised by the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network."
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#UnravellingTuesday: The Al Yamamah arms deals between the UK & Saudi Arabia are known as the parent of all corrupt arms deals, involving up to GBP 6bil in bribes and legal investigations shut down by a former UK PM https://www.theguardian.com/world/bae @CAATuk @ShadowWorldInv1 @StavrianakisA
Don’t know how I missed this. Did you?
Christian Porter: Drop the charges against whistleblower David McBride #AfghanFiles - Sign the Petition! http://chng.it/jm5jLjmc via @ChangeAUS
26,000! #auspol #everywarisawaronchildren https://twitter.com/save_children/status/1330924335574503425
"@ASPI_org's annual report shows that funding from the US government skyrocketed by 367% over the past financial year... all the funds were in some way directed to research projects attacking China."
Seems like they're not so "Independent" after all...