By RICHARD TANTER Published in John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations 30 May 2018 The giant Pine Gap intelligence and military base outside Alice Springs consumes a great deal of electricity to operate its intelligence-gathering and analysis operations. It now appears that the Turnbull government’s rejection of a $25 bn. bid for the NSW-government owned Ausgrid electricity distribution company on national… [Read more] Pine Gap electricity supply and the Ausgrid controversy
The Chancellor is the chairwoman of weapons company Thales… by Lara Sonnenschein FORWARD BY MARGARET PESTORIUS This piece of writing by Lara Sonnenschein is a wonderful example of research which might guide and inspire a movement. Using key nonviolence theory she provides information that might allow for identification of a set of winnable campaigns. In… [Read more] USyd Tied to Arms Industry
You can support the Swan Island Peace activists in August… Anti-war protesters sue the defence force. | Herald Sun Oct 2, 2017 – According to separate writs filed in the County Court the protectors intended to engage in a nonviolent protest and after hanging and taking photos of an anti-war banner on buildings separated into… [Read more] Swan Island Peace activists will have their day in court – in the news
JIM DOWLING. Feb 2017. I walked into the kitchen the other day and our illustrious defence industries minister Chris Pyne was on the radio answering a question relating to the recent horrific suicide bombing in Kabul which left 100 dead and 250 wounded. “No this was not a sophisticated military exercise”, he explained, “But all… [Read more] Did Aussies really vote for these sociopaths?
OK folks – we are activating this fundraising campaign with our email that some may have seen went out this morning. Please copy and share in 5-8 places [random friends or groups is great] [NB you can’t share from here]. It makes a BIG difference how many people do it in the first 24 hours…… [Read more] PineGapPilgrims return to Alice #ClosePineGap