Historic films on Democratic & Land rights struggles in Queensland

[Editors Note: I have been asked by Brisbane Blacks and by activists to share historic films that may assist in coming struggles around g20 and after. Here are my picks of films about land rights and democratic rights struggles (for the right to march and right to assembly) in Queensland.… Go to Article

PShift: The Story of Coal – beauty and the beast

Anna came to this country and now she is left alone
Her man had so much sickness he left some in their home
It was just for a while until they got on their feet 
but the mine was a life sentence
It was them they sentenced me
             —Phil Monsour "Wittonoom"

Interviews with Clive Palmer & Drew Hutton
[Editor’s note: This show was broadcast on 4ZZZ fm 102.1 on 7 Dec 2012.… Go to Article

Lies & Silence – bias in Australian media

On this sad morning there is no justice in the dawn
So many years of dying where does hope get born
Not over the broken and bloodied bodies of sleeping children
Or the fork tongued lies of the criminals and their defenders
                                          — Phil Monsour
                                       Song for Gaza 2012
                             No More Lies No More Silence

This was broadcast on the Paradigm Shift on 4ZZZ fm 102.1 on Friday 23 Nov 2012.Go to Article