Australian Government double standard over Israel

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Australian Government demonstrates double standards over Israel

FOREIGN minister Bob Carr recently expelled Syrian diplomats because of human rights abuses in their country. Yet the Israeli defence force and Israeli settlers shoot, abduct, detain and torture Palestinians in the occupied territories on a daily basis. The Israeli government destroys Palestinian homes on the West Bank.… Go to Article

Australian socialism and Aboriginal struggle — a critique.

 by John Tracey

I paint this essay with very broad brushstrokes. I am aware that there are many exceptions as well as different degrees amongst different groups regarding my various generalisations. This essay does not attempt to provide an accurate historical record but rather to provoke consideration of some general issues of the history of the Australian “Left”.

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Letter to the Editor of ‘The Australian’ — ‘Senator stands by Israel boycott’

Dear Sir/Ms,

I would like to correct your report ‘Senator stands by Israel boycott’ published in today’s (29 Aug 2011) Australian.

I participated in the rally and march to the Max Brenner Chocolate shop at South Bank in Brisbane.

Firstly you portray the protest as ‘them and us’ with only police to keep us apart.… Go to Article