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My interview Razor Sharp 18 February
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp on Tuesday 18 February. (0)

My interview Razor Sharp 11 February 2014
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace on Razor Sharp this morning. The Royal Commission, car industry and age of entitlement get a lot of the coverage. (0)

Razor Sharp 4 February 2014
Me on 4 February 2014 on Razor Sharp with Sharon Firebrace. (0)

Time for a House Un-Australian Activities Committee?
Tony Abbott thinks the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is Un-Australian. I am looking forward to his government setting up the House Un-Australian Activities Committee. (1)

Make Gina Rinehart work for her dole

Sick kids and paying upfront


Save Medicare

Demonstrate in defence of Medicare at Sydney Town Hall 1 pm Saturday 4 January (0)

Me on Razor Sharp this morning
Me interviewed by Sharon Firebrace this morning for Razor Sharp. It happens every Tuesday. (0)

I am not surprised
I think we are being unfair to this Abbott ‘no surprises’ Government. I am not surprised. (0)

Send Barnaby to Indonesia
It is a pity that Barnaby Joyce, a man of tact, diplomacy, nuance and subtlety, isn’t going to Indonesia to fix things up. I know I am disappointed that Barnaby is missing out on this great opportunity, and I am sure the Indonesians feel the same way. [Sarcasm alert.] (0)



Archive for 'Somalia'

Nairobi shopping mall horror is the high price of Western intervention

The horror in Kenya is a direct product of Western intervention writes Ken Olende in Socialist Worker UK.


The roots of Somalia’s famine

Somalia is suffering from a severe drought that has created much scarcity and hardship–but decades of Western intervention lie at the heart of this crisis.

The US – when killing kids is OK

Apparently it is OK to kill kids if you are the American ruling class. Only turning this upside down world right way up – working class revolution – can stop the murder of the innocents.

We are the terrorists

The major terrorists sit in Canberra and Washington.

Pratt, pirates and make believe anti-semitism

The lie of anti-semitism applied to anti-zionists is a cloak to prevent debate and justify the ongoing zionist genocide against the Palestinians.

Pirate Pratt

Somali pirates earned about $50 million last year. The West is preparing to blast them out of the water. Richard Pratt’s cartel fixed prices and ripped $700 million off us. In death the ruling class lauds him. The Somalis are in the wrong business.

Somalia – more on toxic western waste

Al-jazeera had a good article recently on the piracy/toxic waste issue. It was prompted by the demands of pirates for money to redress the death and destruction the 2004 tsunami unleashed – the radioactive western waste for example that washed up on Somali shores and killed hundreds. One of the comments points out the US wants to keep […]

Power to the pirates

Western powers have dumped tonnes and tonnes of toxic waste off the Somali coast and fished out the wider area, leaving the Somalis sick and poor.  Until the Western pirates pay real compensation for their environmental and social destruction of the country I will support the Somalis in their struggle for justice and against our imperialism.