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Many of the placards at the London Palestine Solidarity demonstration on 7 April were very inspirational. ‘Free Palestine’ was drawn by activist and artist Lynda May Ayres. Issue #2095

Israel, Palestine, and the world

The US is putting pressure on Israel to open up more corridors to allow aid in. At the same time, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin...

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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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International ships participating in the 2018 RIMPAC exercise moor at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Issue #2107

Drive to war: RIMPAC 2024

The US-sponsored ‘Rim of the Pacific’ (RIMPAC) military exercises have just begun. This show of naval force is the world’s largest. Vice Admiral John Wade,...

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Palestinian rally, Boorloo/Perth 18 May 2024. Issue #2100

Israel’s slaughter goes on – Opposition grows

The slaughter in Gaza goes on. The lies, distortions and hypocrisy from Israel and its allies go on. The anniversary of Nakba, the catastrophe of...

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Issue #2099

‘Squad’ of nations formed to confront and provoke China

A new US-dominated bloc aimed at ‘challenging’ China is now almost complete. The grouping unites the USA, Japan, the Philippines, and Australia in what is...

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Perth rally for Palestine on Saturday 8 June. Issue #2103

Palestine: the genocide continues

The killing in Gaza goes on. The only difference in the past weeks has been the intensity of Israeli attacks and the indiscriminate killing of...

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Men praying in Mosque during Ramadan, Iran. Issue #2096

New US anti-Iran sanctions ‘Will Do Nothing’

Additional restrictive measures against Iran will hardly change anything in Tehran’s relations with Western countries because the gap between Iran and the West “cannot grow...

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Global briefs Issue #2104

GLOBAL BRIEFS

Canada: Women’s groups in Canada have taken a stand against NORAD and NATO expansion, and demand that the Arctic becomes a zone of peace. The...

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Palestine rally Issue #2091

Paths to Palestinian statehood

Israel continues to ignore entreaties from countries around the world, and international bodies. Its plans for Rafah are still going ahead despite increasing multilateral resistance....

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Containers at wharf. Issue #2100

Biden anti-China tariffs threaten global economy

US President Biden has announced a range of tariffs on imported Chinese goods. It is a decision that will have negative implications for the USA’s...

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Chinatown Melbourne. Issue #2105

Where our real national interest lies

The visit of Chinese Premier Li Qiang to Australia has revealed much about this country and how it views its relationship with China. Two distinct...

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Global briefs Issue #2101

GLOBAL BRIEFS

WALES: Welsh unions have launched a campaign to remove profit from the social care system. Unison Cymru noted the Scottish experience with a “national care...

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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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Show of military air force Issue #2103

Shangri-la an exercise in US coercion and bullying

The Shangri-la Dialogue, a regular international gathering organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), has recently concluded in Singapore. Described as a “world-leading...

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Global briefs Issue #2100

GLOBAL BRIEFS

FRANCE: France is looking for some kind of foreign involvement in the continuing clashes in New Caledonia. First it blamed Azerbaijan, then a French radio...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2095

LETTERS

US / Australian hypocrisy off the scale Dear Comrade Editor, We are often told that a reason for Australia’s subservience to the USA is that...

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Keir Starmer Issue #2101

Starmer is a socialist but …

There are more countries in the world than the UK, the USA, and Australia, and yet we can’t help noticing parallels between the UK and...

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People performs Tai Chi at the People’s Square of Urumqi, Tianshan District. Issue #2092

China’s defence budget and the lies of imperialism

China will increase its defence spending by 7.2 per cent in the coming year. Predictably, ‘warnings’ came from the West. The cry is that the...

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Global briefs Issue #2103

GLOBAL BRIEFS

China: The unmanned Chang’e-6 probe successfully landed on the dark side of the Moon for the world’s first mission to collect samples from that region....

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Papua New Guinean Prime Minister James Marape. Issue #2097

Papua New Guinea, Australia, USA: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Two state visits and an insult of huge proportions. All this in just a little more one rather tumultuous week for Papua New Guinea. There...

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Global briefs Issue #2107

GLOBAL BRIEFS

PORTUGAL: Andre Ventura, leader of the far-right party Chega, has announced that he will join the Patriots for Europe alliance in the European Parliament. Currently...

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A woman covers her son with a blanket after fleeing the war from neighbouring Ukraine at the border crossing in Medyka, southeastern Poland. Issue #2105

The sham of the Ukraine ‘Peace’ Summit

The much-vaunted Ukraine Peace Summit in Switzerland came and went. The world media reminded us almost daily of the unanimity of support, of the depth...

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South China Sea being stirred by USA - cartoon Issue #2101

Taiwan, separatism, and military drills: the propaganda war intensifies

Recently media has been abuzz  about Chinese military drills around Taiwan. The focus of the news has been on the alleged dangers posed by China...

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Issue #2103

Blinken ‘acting like Israel’s foreign minister’

Hamas officials have accused Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, of bias as negotiations over a possible ceasefire continue. Hamas official Taher Al-Nunu told...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2093

LETTERS

Genocide Dear Editor, The terrible ongoing genocide continues in Gaza. I’m utterly astounded that after mere allegations by Israel against a few staff out of...

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Global briefs Issue #2095

GLOBAL BEIEFS

PERSIAN GULF: Countries in the Persian Gulf including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Kuwait have reportedly told the United States not to...

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Global briefs Issue #2092

GLOBAL BRIEFS

UKRAINE / RUSSIA: Ukrainian military deployed over 2,500 servicemen, some 35 tanks and around 40 other armoured vehicles to attack multiple locations along the border with Russia....

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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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International trade Issue #2105

Europe being drawn into US trade war

There has been a meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bankers high on the agenda was China and how the G7 should respond to...

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Global briefs Issue #2091

GLOBAL BRIEFS

YEMEN: Massive protests for Palestine continue across Yemen. Friday rallies attract millions of participants who march for Gaza. Last Friday was no exception – demonstrators...

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Issue #2094

AUKUS expansion is a gift to three sets of war-mongers

“The defense ministers of the US, UK, and Australia will reportedly begin to talk about broadening the AUKUS military alliance, with Japan emerging as the...

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Gaza mother with child amongst destruction Issue #2106

Israeli destruction could spread

US presidential candidates Biden and Trump don’t have much in common – except for blind support for Israel and an almost rabid animosity toward Palestine....

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Asian child smiling with father. Issue #2097

Where is the Red Menace?

Australia’s political, military, and media elites and the Americans holding their leashes have been doubling and tripling down on China fearmongering in the last few...

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Chess Issue #2098

Socialism through chess: the USSR, Cuba and the politics of Chess

Chess is a game of intellect, discipline, and strategic thinking. It’s is an equaliser in which a peasant, once taught, can play as well as...

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Global briefs Issue #2105

GLOBAL BRIEFS

KENYA: Biden promised to designate Kenya as the USA’s first “major non-NATO ally” in sub-Saharan Africa as Kenyan President William Ruto arrived in Washington for...

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Cuba rally, Perth. Issue #2099

Cuban healthcare – struggles and victories

First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez met with Winnie Byanyima, executive director of the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS...

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A woman covers her son with a blanket after fleeing the war from neighbouring Ukraine at the border crossing in Medyka, southeastern Poland. Issue #2100

Peace in Ukraine? China’s initiative

Wars always end. How they end is important. China has just announced four principles that would support peace initiatives. This builds on its earlier broad,...

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Romina Bietsen with Andrew Irving at the gates of Pine Gap 2016. Issue #2103

Fighting for our lives

A speech from Romina Beitseen of the Campaign for International Cooperation and Disarmament (CICD) to the Eighth International Seminar for Peace and for the Abolition...

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Issue #2091

Dopesick

If a good series needs a villain, Dopesick, now streaming on SBS On Demand, has it, in the form of the Sacklers. This family owns...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2099

PEACE NOTES

BIDEN MANOEUVRES TO SAVE VOTES Facing fast growing opposition to the Israeli genocide in Gaza, US President Biden is manoeuvring to save votes in the...

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Global briefs Issue #2098

GLOBAL BRIEFS

USA: More than 2,000 students have been arrested on US college campuses during pro-Palestinian actions. Many students have been suspended. As a gesture of solidarity,...

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Issue #2096

DINGO

This week Dingo focuses on the crime of the 21st century. To throw light on the blackout of news by the mainstream media of Israel’s...

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Cuban Ambassador HE Tanieris Dieguez with Andrew Irving. Issue #2091

Cuban Ambassador Tanieris Dieguez La O

AC: Ambassador, the US blockade of Cuba has had devastating effects on the lives of ordinary Cubans. What are some of the struggles Cuban people...

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Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Issue #2097

Pine Gap on Red Alert: Australia’s ‘allies’ revealed

In October 1973, the US government placed all of its bases on nuclear alert, including the Pine Gap and North West Cape bases in Australia,...

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Issue #2092

DINGO

Who is the target of the AUKUS alliance? The answer is explicit in all the writing on the subject and what all the leaders of...

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Issue #2099

DINGO

The engine of US foreign policy has been fuelled not by a devotion to any kind of morality, but by the necessity to serve other...

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Placard Issue #2103

Ghost shark vs AUKUS?

In a report for online outlet Pearls and Irritations, veteran analyst Brian Toohey speculates that the ‘Ghost Shark,’ might mean the end of the “deeply...

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Ecuador, 2014. Issue #2100

Assange wins appeal against extradition ruling

Julian Assange can appeal against the decision to grant his extradition to the United States, the UK High Court ruled on 20 May. The WikiLeaks...

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World Refugee rally in Perth, 2024 Issue #2107

World Refugee Day

As Israel continues its attacks on the people of Palestine in both Gaza and the West Bank, it was timely to commemorate World Refugee Day....

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Joe biden. Issue #2106

US Presidential debate

The recent US Presidential debate watched by 51 million people, was an obvious catastrophe for the Democratic Party. Biden looked lost and wooden. The fiasco...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2097

PEACE NOTES

Hannah Middleton As we pass 200 days of Israel’s military assault on Gaza, the death toll has reached 35,000 and the aid blockade has subjected...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2105

PEACE NOTES

By the time you read this everybody will have had a gutful of Peter Dutton’s idea of building nuclear reactors around the country while crippling...

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Issue #2103

DINGO

This week’s target of US aggression and interventions since the end of WW2 is South Korea 1945-53: After World War II, the United States suppressed...

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Julian Assange rally in Perth. Issue #2094

Assange: Drop the charges, says union

The United States government must drop its prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and bring its bid to extradite him to an end, says the...

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Issue #2104

DINGO

This week’s target for intervention by US imperialism post-WW2 is Albania 1949-53: US and Britain tried unsuccessfully to overthrow the communist government and install one...

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Issue #2105

This week’s US imperialist intervention is Germany 1950s: The CIA orchestrated a wide-ranging campaign of sabotage, terrorism, and psychological warfare against the German Democratic Republic...

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Issue #2095

DINGO

In Nazi-occupied France in WW2 the collaborationist Vichy government changed the words on French coins from the revolutionary “Liberty, Fraternity, Equality” to a motto better...

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Issue #2101

No to Washington’s hypocrisy and misinformation

The Communist Party of Australia condemns in the strongest possible terms Washington’s latest campaign of hypocrisy and contradictory misinformation. On 15 May 2024 US Secretary...

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Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Issue #2102

Statements from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

The International Court of Justice The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) affirmed that what media reports and press investigations revealed about the...

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Issue #2107

DINGO

In 1950 when the US war in Korea was only one month old, US News & World Report happily told its business readers “It’s really...

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Julian Assange at the Embassy of Ecuador in London 2013. Issue #2106

‘Collateral Murder’: the Wikileaks background

Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, received from Chelsea Manning, a US Army intelligence analyst, hundreds of thousands of classified or sensitive military and diplomatic...

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March for Gaza, Washington DC, 2024. Issue #2101

Israeli war crimes

Two events have damned Israel’s genocidal campaign and further exposed the criminal role of the United States in supporting the slaughter in Gaza. The decision...

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Placard Issue #2097

AUKUS boosters start to doubt

Fans of unintentional humour could do a lot worse then head over to ‘The Strategist,’ the website/journal of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), and...

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Issue #2094

EDITORIAL

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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Australia-Cuba Friendship Society, WA branch rallied outside the US consulate on Monday 17 June 2024. Issue #2104

Remove Cuba from the US list of countries sponsors of terrorism

The Australia-Cuba Friendship Society, WA branch rallied outside the US consulate on Monday 17 June 2024. It has been demanding the end of the criminal...

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Netanyahu: “the idea that we will stop the war before achieving all of its goals is out of the question.” Issue #2098

Netanyahu promises to continue the genocide

As the Guardian goes to press, the ground invasion of Rafah has begun. The fate of the Palestinian people in Gaza and in the West...

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A Scottish protester displaying his Issue #2099

UN votes for Palestine, genocide continues

The United Nations has voted on whether to grant Palestine’s right to recognition as a member-state. The votes have been counted. The killing goes on....

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Issue #2105

Assange free at last

Wikileaks founder and journalist Julian Assange has been granted bail by the UK High court. The bail will be granted as part of a plea...

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Issue #2100

EDITORIAL

Most people ‘do a 360’ – look around – on the neighbourhood before they move in, and keep their eye on it thereafter. At first...

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Don't extradite Assange – Adelaide May Day March, 30 April 2022. Issue #2106

Assange: exposing war crimes

Journalist, activist and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is free after 7 gruelling years holed up in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London and over five years...

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