‘State capture’ by private interests explains why no matter which major party forms government in Australia, powerful and well-connected industries always seem to win.
FELICITY RUBY and SCOTT LUDLAM
16 MAY 2022
Will the Australian election see an end to the great Australian silence on Palestine?
11 MAY 2022
How a former Australian SAS soldier was hired to bring Russian and South African mercenaries to Libya to fight against NATO for President Gaddafi.
14 APRIL 2022
Australia’s hypersonic missile development, rather than promoting peace in the region, is helping ignite an arms race and increasing the chance of conflict.
8 APRIL 2022
The weapons companies spruiking the ‘benefits and opportunities’ of the wars in Ukraine and Yemen and tensions in the South China Sea are infiltrating Australian schools.
31 MARCH 2022
As the Ukraine war fills our screens and the risk of a war with China rises, a reform to the war powers could be the only way to secure into the hands of the representatives of the Australian people the right to head that off.
19 MARCH 2022
It’s not good enough to be in favour of ‘free speech’ only when we agree with it.
A ‘morally conflicted’ spying operation on Pacific nations sees Australia and New Zealand running a covert interception and surveillance program against our Pacific island friends.
28 FEBRUARY 2022
Mystery surrounds how an Australian mining company sought to access Afghanistan’s $3-trillion treasure house of untapped minerals.
16 FEBRUARY 2022
One in six Australian federal parliamentarians have accepted free overseas trips since the last election, with strategic flash-points Taiwan and Israel the most popular destinations paid for by lobbyists and foreign governments.
25 JANUARY 2022
NEWS & COMMENT
We’re facing the prospect of ever tougher laws, police raids, arrests, and even jailings – and they’re not targeting war criminals, but the news journalists.
13 DECEMBER 2021
We have two films to recommend first, before you summon the strength to open a book…
How the military-industrial complex has captured Australia’s top strategic advisory body.
9 DECEMBER 2021
Amid fears the new AUKUS military agreement may provoke a future confrontation with China, collaboration between Australia and UK in military and intelligence gives cause for concern.
PETER CRONAU and ANTONY LOEWENSTEIN
5 NOVEMBER 2021
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