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Palestinian flags. Issue #2095

Recognise Palestine!

The United Nations is set to vote to potentially recognise a Palestinian state. There is only one obstacle to achieving this. That obstacle is the...

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2045


(special AUKUS edition) Uncomfortable reading / əˈnkmfərtəbəl ˈrdɪŋ/ A lot of weasel words are an attempt to pre-emptively shield something awful from criticism. If something is...

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Weasel Words heading Issue #2049

Weasel Words

Hitler (just like) By now, everyone has heard of “Godwin’s law”, an internet saying amounting to this: if you compare someone to Hitler or the...

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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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Spy. Issue #2086

Op-Ed: Yang Hengjun and the fury of the Australian state

The fury that has been unleashed by the Australian government, state and media following the sentencing of Yang Hengjun in Beijing deserves some thought. He...

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Issue #2012

Australia “opposes” US statement on UN report into human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine

Australia has refused to sign a statement, alongside over twenty other countries, released by the US regarding an inquiry into human rights violations in Palestine...

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Penny Wong. Issue #2050

Wong’s “reality check” ignores reality

When Penny Wong took over as Foreign Minister from Marise Payne last year, she was surfing the wave of approval that brought the Albanese Labor...

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Issue #2030

West Jerusalem no longer recognised by Australia as Israeli capital

One of the more heinous foreign policy decisions of the former Morrison government has been reversed: Australia no longer recognises West Jerusalem as the capital...

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NZ soldiers in creek playing war games. Issue #2087

Australia and New Zealand’s ‘seamless’ march to militarisation

The latest step in the militarisation of the Indo-Pacific has been taken. The inaugural ANZMIN ‘2+2’ joint meeting of Australian and New Zealand foreign and...

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Issue #2072

An Australian coup

Timor Leste and China have significantly strengthened social, cultural, and economic ties, specifically in energy, agriculture, and infrastructure. This follows Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong’s...

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Issue #2091


As the body count in Gaza and the West Bank continues to rise after hitting 30,000, Richard Marles and Penny Wong claim that Australia is...

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Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia, Senator the Honourable Penny Wong in Melbourne, 4 March 2024. Issue #2091

Deputy sheriff fails to deliver

The four-day ASEAN-Australia Special Summit held in Melbourne from 4 - 6 March, ended with the Australian government failing to gain consensus around its aggressive stand towards...

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Penny Wong. Issue #2092

Open letter to Foreign Minister Penny Wong

Senator the Hon. Penny Wong Minister for Foreign Affairs PO Box 6100 Senate Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Re: Urgent call to Act against genocide....

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Issue #2094


Julian Assange has been thrown a lifeline of sorts. A UK judge has said that unless US authorities give assurances about Assange’s treatment in the...

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Samantha Power, Administrator of the US Agency for International Development meets with Penny Wong, Australian’s Foreign Minister. Issue #2051

Cut-and-paste US world domination

“So today I want to talk to you about how we avert war and maintain peace – and more than that, how we shape a...

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Issue #2067


Labor’s war hawks succeeded in cementing AUKUS and the nuclear submarines and missiles that go with it in the party’s platform at its national conference...

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Zimm Shipping Rally. Issue #2080

Gaza: End the slaughter

An open letter to PM Albanese and Foreign Minister Wong Prime Minister/Foreign Minister, You, as the representatives of the people of Australia, talk on our...

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