Greens John Kaye and David Shoebridge in Parliament talking about Palestine

I thought it was a good read. I’d love to see it on youtube. I think it was good to read Shoebridge in particular speaking articulately against the occupation in concrete terms. Dr JOHN KAYE [11.58 a.m.]: I cannot support this motion and will be voting against it. This motion is a cheap attempt to … Continue reading

Redfern, 1990

BLACKS CALL FOR INQUIRY INTO RAIDS DEBORAH CORNWALL And TONY HEWETT Sydney Morning Herald 9 February 1990 Sydney’s Aboriginal community has called for an urgent inquiry into police raids in Redfern yesterday, which led to 10 arrests on minor charges and the confiscation of goods. Operation Sue – a 135-strong contingent of Tactical Response Group … Continue reading

Today’s Jewish News (September 2 2011)

So Liam Getreu (on the board of NIFA) writes in his column: “When Amos Oz was in Australia a few weeks ago, he wisely commented, “We have to replace the cycle of bloodshed and violence and hatred with a peaceful coexistence.”” Wow. I’m so dazzled by this wisdom, that peace is better than war. He … Continue reading