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 …

Politics

How I Intend to Participate In The Great Democracy Illusion

There’s a State election this weekend in my home state of Victoria I would have cared once. Now, I’m looking forward to exercising my democratic right in the following manner. I will politely take the how to vote cards from all party representatives. I don’t care who they represent.  They …

Politics
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Australia Day – Celebration Of a Vassal State Day -While a True Patriot Is Left To Rot

Today is Australia Day.  The press will talk up the Australian spirit, the land of the fair go and  the larrikin Australian attitude towards authority.  There will be citizenship ceremonies and awards bestowed upon people who have given good service to the nation.   There will be barbecues, with lamb …