Denis Doherty

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Issue #2097

World military spending explodes

World spending on the military in 2023 reached an astronomical $2.44 trillion, according to research just released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)....

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Quill and ink . Issue #2085

Dear Editor, In a week when the International Court of Justice has reminded Israel to prevent genocide happening and to be more sensitive about supplies...

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Issue #2026

Strong community challenge issued to NSW and federal governments over their lack of housing vision

The NSW Government is attacking Glebe public housing again. Not satisfied with demolishing public housing in Elger, Cowper, and Franklyn Streets, now they plan to...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2092


Dear Editor, When two China-haters write on ASEAN there can’t be too many expectations of a reasonable assessment of that organisation’s deliberations in Melbourne on...

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Palestinian boy collect belongings from Gaza ruins. Issue #2099

Gaza pier: US at its most cynical

“The United States has been leading international efforts to get more humanitarian assistance into Gaza. Tonight, I’m directing the US military to lead an emergency...

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Issue #1990

NO nuclear submarines: NO AUKUS treaty – NO war on China

New anti-AUKUS coalitions around the county are gearing up for this weekend (10th-12th December).

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Issue #2041

ALP housing policy is a sham!

In May 2022, the new Labor government promised an injection of $10 billion into the housing sector. In late February 2023, not a single house...

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Anti Iraq war rally. Issue #2086

The Cabinet Papers and the Iraq War

No one knows with certainty how many people have been killed and wounded in Iraq since the 2003 United States invasion. Between 280,771 and 315,190...

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Issue #2037

Call for housing justice

Housing is looming as a major election issue in the NSW election to be held in March this year. The housing crisis extends from the...

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Issue #2084

The East is still Red

This is a book that appeals to all people in Australia to look at China with eyes that are open, fair, and modest. For too...

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Issue #2072

NSW budget ‘miserly’ on housing

The 2023 NSW budget is a massive disappointment on housing. The NSW government’s miserly and inadequate approach to the housing crisis has dashed the hopes...

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Issue #2098

Rental market ‘never less affordable’

The 2024 Rental Affordability Snapshot surveyed rental listings across Australia and found that affordability has crashed to record lows. Out of 45,115 rental listings, we...

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Issue #1979

NO to Nuclear Submarine Madness!

We condemn unreservedly the new tripartite agreement, AUKUS, between Australia, the UK, and the US and the announcement that Australia will have nuclear powered submarines.

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Issue #2049

NSW: More people sleeping rough

Homelessness in Sydney has been steadily growing. Years of NSW neoliberal governments have created a perfect storm of conditions that lead to homelessness. It is...

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US soldier in Shoalwater Bay during Talisman Sabre 2011. Issue #2096

Marles boost to military spending ‘a disgrace’

Peace groups are outraged by Defence Minister Richard Marles announcement at the National Press Club that Australia’s military spending will rise from the current 1.9...

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NATO with a do not symbol over it. Issue #2062


Prime Minister Anthony Albanese attended the summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Vilnius, Lithuania on 11 - 12 July. Albanese was present as part...

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Issue #1971

Stop Talisman Sabre war games!

US-Australian war games, currently being played in Queensland, should be cancelled for compelling security, environmental, economic, and health reasons.

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Issue #2039

A lesson in neglect and discrimination

Bans on alcohol sales in the Northern Territory were lifted on July 16, 2022. Almost six months later, the media is filled with alarmist stories...

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Issue #2050

Public Housing in Glebe saved!

Pro-public housing group Hands off Glebe has been campaigning to stop the sell-off of public housing in Sydney’s Glebe area for years. Now they have...

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A picture of a picture, taken at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial museum after the bomb was dropped.. Issue #2063

For a nuclear free Australia

The 6th of August this year is the 78th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Though Nazi Germany was defeated on 8th May 1945,...

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Map of Timber Creek and the military base in the Northern Territory. Issue #2091

Timber Creek Propaganda

Timber Creek is little more than a pit stop in the Northern Territory. It is in the spotlight because it is next to Bradshaw, a...

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Issue #2059

The Housing Crisis

After decades of State and Federal neoliberal housing policies, Australia faces an exploding housing crisis. The 26th June Anglicare report on the cost of living...

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Perth rally for Palestine. Issue #2078


There is absolutely no excuse for the Netanyahu government to act in the way it is, raining down artillery shells and bombs on a trapped...

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CPA-organised picket outside Tanya Plibersek’s office in Redfern, Sydney, 18 January. Speak up Tanya for Gaza! Issue #2084

Israel protest outside of Tanya Plibersek’s office

Tanya Plibersek Environment Minister in the Albanese ALP government has her office close to the Communist Party office in Sydney. Plibersek’s electorate have been waiting...

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Rally in support of Palestine. Issue #2079


The genocide taking place in Gaza has not stopped for over 30 days. The death toll in what the United Nations is calling the “children’s...

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Astronaut working outside of craft. Issue #2051

Military uses for Arnhem Space Centre

Last year the Guardian reported on the development of the Arnhem Space Centre (ASC) in north-east Arnhem Land in the remote Northern Territory. We warned...

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Sydney Anti-AUKUS Coalition poster –Submarine and missile. Issue #2054

Give us a Peace Budget

Decaying capitalism is turning the world upside down. Australians are sleeping in the streets and going without food and health care while half a trillion...

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Issue #2051

Selling out Australia

In recent years, former US Navy officials have played critical but secretive roles as paid advisers to Australian governments. Since 2015, six retired US admirals...

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