February 10, 2014 by Yves Smith Yves here. Chase Madar describes the curious phenomenon of how, on an economic and military basis, Israel should be regarded as a client state, yet operates as an equal partner and even tries to dictate US policy. America’s involvement in the Middle East is one of the big drivers … Continue reading Washington’s Military Aid to Israel: Fake Peace Process, Real War Process
Hello all Can anyone help with leafleting to promote the civil liberties meeting next week? The meeting is titled ‘Taking Liberties: “Punitive populism” and the neo-liberal agenda of the Newman government’ and a leaflet is attached. We are seeking to leaflet at the Davies Park markets on Saturday from 8am to 10am, and also at … Continue reading Help needed with leafleting for public meeting
Foco Nuevo, the monthly concert organised by Brisbane musicians Sue Monk and Lachlan Hurse celebrates its sixth birthday on Friday 7th March at West End's Kurilpa Hall. The anniversary concert will feature Sue and Lachlan's group, Jumping Fences and invited guests, Daylight Moon and Caroline Hammond with her band. On returning from their fourth trip … Continue reading Foco Nuevo Turns Six
LOST DOCUMENTS ( by Australia) PLACE PEOPLE IN INDEFINITE DETENTION The information debacle in immigration which has seen 10,000 names and details of refugees exposed online has many faces. The first families who were taken to Manus are still in mainland detention centres becasue of lost Documentation. This has left the first victims of the … Continue reading MANUS has many victims
Car park under the Westpac Bank, 89-91 Boundary St, West End. Tuesday, February 25, 2014 6:30pm until 8:30pm Don’t panic! The universe is pretty large and intergalactic travel can get quite tiresome. Perhaps one of the most tiresome areas to navigate is the Capitalist economy of the planet Earth (in the Solar System). In an … Continue reading BFU Presents: A Hitchhiker’s Guide To Capitalism.
Report received from BASE: The fundraiser last night went well, good responses to the film. Raised $300 and there were 7 people who pledged to put in to the account each fortnight. Great effort! A special thanks to the organisers!
Hello all A leaflet is attached to promote a meeting about civil liberties to be held on 27 February. The meeting is titled: ‘Taking Liberties: “Punitive populism” and the neo-liberal agenda of the Newman government’. Speakers include: *STEPHEN KEIM SC, prominent human rights lawyer and civil liberties advocate, former president of Australian Lawyers for Human … Continue reading Notice of civil liberties meeting 27 February