Daily Archives: April 26, 2020

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History as Myth/Propaganda

Paradigm Shift (4ZZZ fm 102.1 Fridays at noon) April 24, 2020 This week we chat with historian Peter Stanley about “history as mythology”. With this week marking the anniversary of ANZACs landing at Gallipoli and James Cook landing at Botany … Continue reading

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Setting the record straight on the illegal detention of Cornelia Rau

Media and journalists remain an essential independent mechanism in an unregulated detention system where only recommendations can be made by HR agencies. These have no regulatory capacity only advisory. Media pressure is all there is to engage Australians to pressure political reps. Media provides truth and facts in a policy area defined by secrecy and misinformation. Continue reading

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Foco Nuevo celebrates May Day under Covid-19

In lieu of their regular monthly Foco Nuevo concert in Brisbane, Australia, Jumping Fences – Sue Monk and Lachlan Hurse – will live-stream a collection of their original songs. Sue’s warm voice, supported by distinctive arrangements with guitar and electric … Continue reading

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Anzac Day – ‘for God, King & Empire’

Bogaine Scuthorpe-Spearim holds a placard at the Anzac Memorial in Brisbane 2020

Boe Spearim is right … my ancestors were involved in a brutal war against aboriginal people in this country. One of my ancestors, Montague Curr, murdered five aboriginal people near Kamileroi station on the Gilbert River up in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Continue reading