Politics

The Assange Problem

Regular readers of this irregular and somewhat erratic publication know where I stand on the treatment of Julian Assange. Some may have noted my apparent silence after his extraction from the Ecuadorian arrest and subsequent sentencing. Social media followers may have seen my constant re-tweeting of Julian’s supporters posts but …

Fragments of my life

Thoughts About The Melbourne Free Assange Rally

” I thought that there would be more people here,” said an elderly lady. I agreed. True, in the end there may have been between 300 and 500 people gathered around the Melbourne city library front steps. As an event that keeps Assange front of mind and puts his plight …

media

Assange is a piece in play in a much bigger game.

I haven’t written directly about Julian Assange for some time. There are people who have greater insights and larger audiences than me. I re-post their pieces and support Assange in any way I can. But, there is a danger in saying the same thing over and over again, so I …

media

Why People Like Michael Rowland Are More Dangerous Than Ross Cameron

Ross Cameron just lost his job on the altar of political correctness.  He has been judged in the court of social media, found guilty and terminated.  Those who heard the Cameron’s statement on air in context believed that the comments were not racist and were in fact satirical in nature.  …

CIA media influence in Australia
Rants

Does the CIA influence Australian Media?

The CIA Coup in Australia The Cia influence Goverments around the world.   John Pilger has made a convincing case that the CIA successfully launched a soft coup against the Whitlam labour Government in 1975.  It did so with a great deal of help from the Murdoch  media who actively …