Daily Archives: November 11, 2015

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Jewish Women unfurl “Boycott Israel” banner at Jewish Holy Site in Jerusalem

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Yesterday (Tuesday 10 November) two Jewish-American women displayed a controversial “Boycott Israel” banner at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. For Jews, the Wailing Wall, otherwise known as the Kotel or Western Wall, is one of the most sacred holy sites … Continue reading

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Peace Advocate Climbs U.S. Navy Satellite Dish in Sicily

On the morning of Armistice Day, November 11, 2015, longtime peace activist Turi Vaccaro climbed to where you see him in the photo above. He brought a hammer and made this a Plowshares action by hammering on the enormous satellite … Continue reading

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Why revolution is no longer possible

[Publisher’s Note: Despite claims being made in the article below by Byung-Chul Han that revolution is not possible, there is ongoing resistance to austerity in many places, in Asia, in Southern Europe, and even now in Great Britain with the election … Continue reading

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People power for Abyan shows how to stop refugee cruelty

More than 1000 health professionals and medical workers rallied outside hospitals in Brisbane, Sydney, Darwin, Adelaide and Newcastle on 30 October to demand the release of children from detention. The demonstrations followed the stand by over 1000 doctors, nurses and … Continue reading

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Griffith EcoCentre Forum: Avoiding the Black Hole

There’s an international transition away from fossil fuels to renewable energy and energy efficiency, being led by Denmark, Germany, China (by air pollution necessity), and some states of the US. Closer to home, New Zealand, South Australia and the A.C.T. … Continue reading