Tag: Australian

The Message of Anzac: Put Out More Flags or Shut Up

The Message of Anzac: Put Out More Flags or Shut Up

Australia, a nation without enemies, is now spending $28 billion a year on the military and war, says John Pilger. Following a week in Australia in which the words “heroes” and “heroism” bobbed on a tsunami of raw propaganda, a tribute is due to two unrecognized heroes. The first is Ray...

Australia Wages War On Its Own People

Australia Wages War On Its Own People

John Pilger argues that indigenous rights are once again being exploited in Australia. Australia has again declared war on its indigenous people, reminiscent of the brutality that brought universal condemnation on apartheid South Africa. Aboriginal people are to be driven from homelands where...

War, Circus and Injustice Down Under

War, Circus and Injustice Down Under

John Pilger reports on how Tony Abbott staged a political circus in the indigenous outback while “proving” himself as a war leader. There are times when farce and living caricature almost consume the cynicism and mendacity in the daily life of Australia's rulers. Across the front pages is a...

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