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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)



Tag: Haiti

Profits over people in Haiti

The great powers have renewed their six-year colonial occupation, orchestrated sham elections and laid plans for sweatshop development to exploit the desperate population.


US stops airlifting critically injured Haitians to America

The US presence in Haiti is not an intervention; it is an invasion. It has nothing to do with helping the Haitians; it has everything to do with restructuring Haiti in the interests of the bonus bludgers in Wall Street and their ilk across the country.

Haiti for the Haitians: US troops out

The history of Haiti has been the history of the struggle of the Haitian people against invaders and conquerors. The US occupation of the island today is no different.  Under the guise of humanitarian intervention the US is tightening its control of the country for its interests, not those of the people of Haiti. As the former […]

How US imperialism has devastated Haiti

The earthquake in Haiti caused, and continues to cause, such terrible destruction and loss of life because the country is so poor as a result of US imperialism.

Catastrophe in Haiti

Ashley Smith describes the natural and not-so-natural factors that contributed to the devastation when Haiti was struck by a strong earthquake.