‘Not one inch’

WAR — ”Where we send our youth to kill people who are not our enemies for people who are not our friends.”

It is over 50 years since Lieutenant Calley and his platoon committed war crimes at a village called Mỹ Lai in Vietnam. Calley was later tried for murdering or ordering the murder of civilians in the village of Mỹ Lai in 1968.… Go to Article

Stalemate?

For God’s sake, this man (Putin) cannot remain in power”. – Joe Biden, President of the United States speaking in Warsaw on 27 March 2022.

Stalemate is a term taken from chess. It is a rule of chess that when the King can’t move because that would put him in check, the game is over.… Go to Article

‘No War’ rally outside the Hilton in Brisbane

I spent thirty-three years and four months in active military service, and during that period I spent most of my time being a high-class muscle man for Big Business, for Wall Street and the bankers. In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism. – Major General Smedley D. Butler in 1931.… Go to Article

Submarines made out of Coffins

There are too many jellyfish in Moreton Bay for a Submarine Base. Submarines would “inevitably” be forced into an emergency reactor shutdown by swarms of jellyfish – Lisa-ann Gershwin, leading marine biologist and Jellyfish expert.

Dutton on Defensive – too many jellyfish!

On Friday 18 March 2022 Brisbane chamber of commerce members and their guests were treated to a rare look inside Australia’s defence posture amidst rising global tensions and dynamic activity in Europe and Asia.… Go to Article

From Fidel to Zelensky

“All right. I don’t know if you’re old enough to remember when Fidel Castro came to power in 1959. But shortly thereafter, we (the US) put sanctions on Fidel Castro, and on Cuba. And those sanctions are basically still on Cuba. We’ve never gotten over the fact that Cuba behaved in ways that we consider to be unacceptable.… Go to Article

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EU Commission President on Putin

Here is a profile on one of the leaders of the conflict between NATO and Russia over the Ukraine.

SPEAKERS

4PR – Voice of the People, Ursula von der Leyen

Can you please introduce yourself?

Ursula von der Leyen: My name is Ursula von der Leyen and I am the President of the European Commission.… Go to Article

Stand against war in Ukraine

Interview with Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest, Martin Arnold, on war in Ukraine.

SPEAKERS

Martin Arnold (Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest),
Ian Curr (4PR – Voice of the People).

Ian Curr 

Can you please introduce yourself?

Martin Arnold 

Good day. I’m Martin Arnold.… Go to Article

Ukraine: ‘military, language, faith’

We post here an article written by a Ukrainian professor at the ANU, Marko Pavlyshyn, about the current crisis in his country. It was published originally in the AFR. I know very little about the Ukraine except that the terrible nuclear disaster at Chernobyl occurred in that country.

Firstly, I hope Putin’s ironic response to the British/US arming the Ukraine about another Cuban missile crisis do not result in more fallout for Cuba and Venezuela with even harsher blockades imposed by the US government.… Go to Article

Oligarchs of Ukraine

Oligarchical topography of Ukraine.
Andrei Fursov – Sociologist, Historian – 14 April 2014

Many domestic and foreign interests coincided to create the Banderite coup d’état in Ukraine. Andrei Fursov, historian and sociologist, explains who needed what out of Ukraine and how the events of 2014 had been in the making for years.Go to Article

The Coup Leadership in Ukraine is Fascist

No commentator has doubted that the 22 February 2014 coup would not have succeeded without the paramilitary violence of the far right that met police blockades with firearms and improvised explosives on 18 February 2014.

“Police fired guns, with both rubber bullets and, later, live ammunition (including automatic weapons and sniper rifles), while also using tear gas and flash grenades in an attempt to repel thousands of demonstrators, who fought back with crude weapons, firearms, and improvised explosives.” … Go to Article