By Professor Ramesh Thakur: The Brownstone Institute The evil that men do lives after them. The good is oft interred with their bones. Thus spake Mark Antony in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. So let it be with Covid. I ask as a grandparent: Why did we use children and...
Henry Kissinger’s death draws to a close the epoch of intellectualism in foreign policy to which he was committed following his early study of and belief in a system of organised strategic balance and restraint of the kind that emerged from the Treaty of Westphalia in...
Ethan Nash: TOTT NEWS The federal government’s concerning ‘misinformation bill’ will face delays and head back to the drawing board, following significant criticisms of the dystopian legislation. But it will re-emerge in the future. The Albanese government is...
Now the police want to influence immigration policy. I blame it entirely on Peter Dutton, of course. For a retired policeman, he seems not to understand the most basic tenets of our legal system. How Australian democracy works Put simply, so that even coalition...
From the moment the Liberals lost Aston in a by-election, Peter Dutton had to find a way to keep his job. Why not try and ruin Albanese’s simple plan for a better Australia, by doing what every other lazy wrecker has done? Make it all about race. Albanese thought the...
Reading Nikki Savva’s The Road to Ruin is a depressing read, because it validates what many of us believed before Tony Abbott became Prime Minister. Tony Abbott and his road to irrelevance Many believed he was unelectable. He lacked seriousness. He lacked grace. He,...
If I were going to commit a genocide, I’d make sure to kill as many women and children as possible to eliminate the future generations of the people I was trying to wipe out. Come to think of it, I guess I’d basically do what Israel is doing in Gaza.
Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): ❖ The funny thing about Henry Kissinger dying at age 100 is that he lived long enough to become one of the least crazy warmongers in the DC swamp — not because
Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): Sometimes Israel’s crimes are so horrific that at first you don’t even understand what you’re looking at. You just stare at it trying to make sense of what you’re seeing for a bit, like you would if you
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My birthday just gone and I am 17 years old now. When I was 10 I was the star of a documentary In My Blood It Runs. It’s a story about learning in schools that only teach in English. The film is about racism, fighting for justice for Aboriginal people
Weeks ago, I wanted to write a piece about joy, friendship, and literature. Instead, I’m writing about state violence. I write to support Palestinian people. But is the pen still mightier than the sword, when the sword is an endless stream of bombs? We’re frequently hearing From the river to
Peter Dutton, who accused Premier Palaszczuk of protecting paedophiles in 2020, considers suing Labor MP who accused him of protecting paedophiles
Peter Dutton is shooting of his mouth playing the victim and considering filing for defamation again but this time suing a federal Labor MP. Dutton must have a short memory because when […]
Bruce Lehrmann instructed his barrister Steve Whybrow to lie to the judge and jury during his rape trial. And did the AFP withhold photographs to protect Lehrmann?
Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation case has crumbled after he was forced to confess in the witness box to lying to the Australian Federal Police and confessing that he instructed his barrister Steve Whybrow […]
Whistleblower David McBride forced to cut a deal, and plead guilty to 3 of the 5 charges, for exposing war crimes
David McBride pleaded guilty to 3 of his 5 charges after cutting a deal with the prosecutors to end his trial. David McBride didn’t have much choice but to plead guilty given […]
The obituaries of Dr Henry Kissinger suggest that there were two Henry Kissingers: a brilliant diplomat who tried to end the Cold War and an unindicted war criminal implicated in the deaths of thousands of Vietnamese, Cambodians and East Timorese.In fact, there was no contradiction between these two images. Kissinger
Under Prime Minister Netanyahu’s leadership, Israel-Jordan relations have hit a new low. Sadly, after 30 years of peace, there is deep sullenness and disappointment between the two countries. The aspiration for strategic partnership has fallen short, except for security collaboration. Jordan’s King Abdallah and Netanyahu do not see eye-to-eye on
It is results time for the school leavers of 2023. I know it’s an exciting time. In 1953 I completed the NSW Leaving Certificate. 70 years ago! It was later, in 2002, that I first had occasion to look at that Class of ’53 to see if I could find
‘Get out of the way, you fat fuck’. These are the words a young bloke yelled at me from his moving car as I walked across a carpark in suburban Canberra. He swerved his car toward me, I assume to scare me. I was scared. His words still make me
On Friday, as around 5,000 people took to the streets of Melbourne for the Walk Against Family Violence, which every year kicks off the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, I found myself stuck at home marking student assessments. As I browsed through my social media feeds, I felt
Today is the International Day to End Violence Against Women. The Taliban’s regime of gender apartheidcontinues to stifle women’s rights and voices. The Australian Government has removed human rights defenders from their list of criteria for priority processing from the country our military and aid workers spent decades working to
In this week’s episode, of New Politics, we look a the bombshell revelation that over 70 journalists and editors from mainstream media, particularly News Corporation and Nine Media, had trips to Israel sponsored by the Israeli government over the past decade and the Nine Media bans on
Welcome to New Politics! In this episode, we explore the recent incident involving the HMAS Toowoomba in the East China Sea and its repercussions on Australian politics. While the details of the incident remain unclear, the aftermath has fueled anti-China rhetoric within the media, providing the Liberal
In this episode, we unpack the recent High Court ruling that ended indefinite detention, challenges Australia’s immigration policies and the subsequent political storm it has ignited. The decision to release 81 unlawfully detained asylum seekers sparks a broader conversation about the government’s response and potential shifts in