Archive for 'Afghanistan'
The parliament is full of these nutbags with unsupportable views, but you wouldn’t know it from reading or listening to the mainstream media. For them, bullshit justifications for endless slaughter in the name of the prestige and standing of the US empire are the bread and butter of legitimate debate.
Yet anyone who dares question the motives of the killing machine is derided as somehow insensitive. What hypocrisy.
We live in a parliamentary dictatorship where the needs of capital override everything else. That’s not democracy.
The only way we can get troops out of Afghanistan is to build a mass movement against the war. The Greens are the only party with the credibility and support to do that. Over to you Senator Brown.
Australian troops are the armed wing of Australian imperialism. They are in Afghanistan to further the interests of the Australian ruling class, that tiny minority that live off our sweat.
Lest we forget the lessons of September 11 in Chile, the US and Australia.
We are the terrorists. Bring the troops home.
A headline from today’s Australian: ‘Wikileaks may have blood on its hands already, says Gates.’ What, unlike Gates and Obama?
Nicole Colson in the US magazine Socialist Worker explains why the classified Pentagon documents on Afghanistan released by WikiLeaks present a damning portrait of who is suffering from the U.S. war. THE RELEASE of more than 92,000 classified documents relating to the war in Afghanistan by the muckraking Web site WikiLeaks has left the Obama administration [...]
Bring the troops home from Afghanistan. Labor, like the Liberals, won’t do that. Only a mass movement like the one the Left built against the Vietnam war can end our participation in this criminal invasion and occupation.
Our trained killers are dying in Afghanistan for a protection racket and insurance policy with the US. Bring the troops home.