War in Ukraine used to garner votes

It is not so long ago that former Governor General, Peter Cosgrove, as chief of the Australian Defence Forces led out our military into East Timor (1999), then Afghanistan (2001) and finally into Iraq, (2003). Peter Cosgrove would have known about the torture carried out by SAS in East Timor. Cosgrove knew the entire premise of the invasion of Iraq, that there were weapons of mass destruction, that Iraq presented an unacceptable risk to its neighbors, was a complete lie.… Go to Article

Former Labor Minister at odds with his party over US alliance, nuclear subs

AUKUS and nuclear subs are an ‘election stunt’ – former Labor Minister, Rod Welford

Former Labor Attorney General and Environment Minister in Queensland told a crowd on International Human Rights day yesterday in Brisbane Square that the federal government purchase of nuclear submarines is ‘a stunt’.

“It is an election stunt.Go to Article

Light from the Heart of Darkness?

I remember when David McBride’s father William McBride was presented to the world as a hero for exposing the drug thalidomide. Both David and his father, William, are whistleblowers – David in The Afghan Files and William about the abnormalities produced in children by Thalidomide. David is charged with breaching The Defence Act for releasing ‘information to people that weren’t entitled to it, and it wasn’t his duty to do so.’Go to Article