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On a Trajectory Towards Self-Annihilation: An Interview With Dr Helen Caldicott

by Paul Gregoire
Russian president Vladimir Putin currently has his people developing two so-called “Doomsday” planes that would allow him and other top leaders to fly to safety in the event of a nuclear conflict, whilst maintaining contact with the rest of the...

Paris Prescribes Prison for the Unvaccinated

by Sonia Hickey
Draconian new legislation which is set to become law in France will all-but compel residents to obtained a vaccination for COVID. Under the legislation, which has been passed by both Houses of Parliament, those who enter a range of venues...

“A War for Money”: Peace Activist Greg Rolles on the Australian Abandonment of Afghanistan

by Paul Gregoire
Right now, the US is fixing to pull all of its troops out of Afghanistan by 11 September. Whilst Australia withdrew its remaining troops by 18 June. And as the invasion commenced in October 2001, this conflict marks our nation’s...

In a Time of Mounting Crises, Billionaires Are Holding a Tourism Space Race

by Paul Gregoire
The globe is currently facing multiple crises. Not only is the COVID pandemic entering its third delta-driven wave, but the planet is in the midst of a climate emergency, with leading scientists now stating that the Paris Agreement target of...

In National Security State Australia, Press Freedom Is Just a Nice Idea

by Paul Gregoire
Hong Kong police raided the office of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on 17 June and arrested its five chief directors on national security grounds, while local authorities froze its assets, effectively shutting it down. Beijing has been increasing its grip...

UK Gives US Permission to Appeal Decision Not to Extradite Assange, Despite Key Witness Lying

by Paul Gregoire
The UK’s High Court of Justice granted the United States government permission to appeal the January decision of the Westminster Magistrates’ Court not to permit the extradition of Australian journalist Julian Assange on limited grounds. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser decided...

The Increasing Militarisation of Australia and the Cold War With China Effect

by Paul Gregoire
The twenty year war in Afghanistan is coming to an end on 11 September. That is at least from the perspective of the western allied forces that have been stationed in the Central Asian region since the US-led invasion that...

Key US Witness Admits to Falsifying Evidence Against Assange in Return for Immunity

by Paul Gregoire
As Julian Assange turned 50 on Saturday, the pioneering Australian journalist continued to be subjected to what amounts to prolonged solitary confinement – a human rights abuse – in London’s Belmarsh Prison, where he has been since he was taken...

Is There a Statute of Limitations for Criminal Offences in New South Wales?

by Ugur Nedim & Sonia Hickey
Bill Cosby has returned home, after Pennsylvania’s highest court quashed his conviction for sexual assault. It’s an extraordinary turnaround for one of the most high-profile cases of the #Metoo era, causing mixed reactions and leading many to question how such...

Ministers are Increasingly Ruling by Decree, Without Parliamentary Oversight

by Paul Gregoire
Executive branches of government are increasingly relying upon a form of lawmaking that bypasses any input from parliament, as well as avoiding its veto powers. Known as delegated legislation, this process involves a series of instruments known as regulations, rules...
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