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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: Hamas

Towards a revolutionary perspective on Hamas

Mostafa Omar, a member of Egypt’s Revolutionary Socialists, considers how the left should analyze Islamist groups like Hamas, in an article published at the RS website. He concludes that the support of revolutionary forces for Hamas and the Palestinian Resistance should be critical as well as unconditional.


Jonathan Cook: A legal and moral case for Hamas rocket fire

On his page, the blog from Nazareth, Jonathan Cook summarises the case Norman Finkelstein and Chris Hedges make for Hamas firing rockets into Israel. He also has the links to their full article.

Gaza’s right to resist Israeli terror

Palestinians living under the brutality of occupation – and now an all-out war in Gaza -have not asked for global ideological approval. Instead, they have asked that we do whatever is in our power to help end their misery and stop the bombings, years-long siege and occupation.

To heed their call for solidarity means defending Palestinians’ right to resist Israel’s terror.

Making peace with genocidal Zionism

Zionism is not interested in peace with the Palestinians. It has only one goal – the ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians from Palestine. It wants nothing less than the destruction of the Palestinians as part of the ultimate gaol of Zionism – an expansionist Jewish state across the region without Palestinians or their memory

Bring Netanyahu to justice

Benjamin Netanyahu is the Israeli prime Minister. He is a murderer. Interpol has issued arrest warrants for the 11 Israeli secret service agents who killed Hamas commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh. It is also possible Fatah supporters from the Palestinian Authority helped the agency, Mossad. According to The Australian newspaper Netanyahu ‘…authorised the mission, which was not seen […]

Israeli genocide continues

Israeli policy has two main drivers – to keep the country Jewish and to incorporate the West Bank and Gaza into the zionist state. The two are related and seemingly contradictory. However Zionism thinks it can square the circle by driving the Palestinians from Palestine. The establishment of the State of Israel was the first step in this slow genocide. The Israelis drove […]