By KATHRYN KELLY Whistleblower David McBride is facing five national security-related charges, carrying up to life imprisonment, for leaking information to the ABC. Independent MP Andrew Wilkie last week put a motion in Parliament noting that military lawyer David had been warning Defence about command failings and about the conduct of the war in Afghanistan… [Read more] How is David McBride’s prosecution in the public interest?
Stop the Weapons Trade at Boeing Brisbane Higher hi-tech will not provide security Following the publication of a book about our resistance at the US Pine Gap military base, Brisbane’s Peace Pilgrims, have played a renewed and enraged lament – this time at Boeing Defence Brisbane. We addressed Boeing’s workers who are creating a weaponised drone… [Read more] Boeing is OUT OF CONTROL
Members of the #ToxicSAS have been issued with ‘formal notices’: they will have to defend acts defined as ‘war crimes’ against poor people in Afghanistan. See article below. This is the same militarisation, born of #foreverwar, that has poured into US culture. It is now being enacted by a #militarisedpolice in response to the largely nonviolent #BLM movement. White… [Read more] …because War Crimes Matter
Sign the Petition: Click Here A climate emergency has clearly been unfolding – right now – throughout Australia. We must rapidly change the current arrangements. There are actions that can be taken now. Immediate redirection of funds for protection and restoration of Nature is required. Addressing the current fire emergency must occur NOW with the application… [Read more] Redirect the $225bn For Obsolete Submarines to the Climate Emergency
September 16 2019, Canberra Food Coop, 5.30pm (soup) for 6:00pm start. Competition with China is fast becoming an organising principle of U.S. economic, foreign and security policies. The new “digital iron curtain” that will separate the globe into U.S. and Chinese technological zones runs through Australia, which has banned Chinese telco giant Huawei from supplying… [Read more] An Evening with Clinton Fernandes