XR Threaten Workers’ Democratic Rights

XR Threaten Workers’ Democratic Rights 20-10-2019 –  The Queensland Parliament’s determination to fast track laws designed to impede climate protests are potentially a dangerous precedent. Even though they are ostensibly aimed at preventing climate blockaders from using “dangerous devices”,[1] they could quite easily be used for much more. These moves are a response to the provocations of Extinction Rebellion (XR), who have repeatedly organised actions … Continue reading XR Threaten Workers’ Democratic Rights

Iraq: Deadly Chaos Through Subversion

Iraq: Deadly Chaos Through Subversion 13-10-2019 – It’s a familiar pattern. In a region where the US led Cold War against Iran is reaching fever pitch, protestors take to the streets of Iraq supposedly to demand an end to corruption and action on unemployment. Once again it is claimed that the “movement” is leaderless, and is composed of youths disenchanted about their future prospects. If … Continue reading Iraq: Deadly Chaos Through Subversion

XR: The Faux Rebellion

XR: The Faux Rebellion   07-10-2019:  Extinction Rebellion (XR) are hitting the streets again, with a week of action throughout major cities in Australia – their so-called “Spring Rebellion”.[1] We are in a climate crisis, they claim, and the time for action is now. Almost no one disagrees. Yet in reality XR are not leading a “rebellion” and they are not, in the final analysis, … Continue reading XR: The Faux Rebellion

Wamena: Papuan Militia Terrorise Civilians

Wamena: Papuan Militia Terrorise Civilians 05-10-2019: Parts of West Papua are again in flames, after armed Papuan separatist militia launched an attack on the town of Wamena in the Papuan province of Indonesia. The death toll stands at 30, with 22 of the victims being Indonesian transmigrants, according to Indonesian national police Chief Tito Karnavian.[1] The armed Papuan militia set fire to numerous government and … Continue reading Wamena: Papuan Militia Terrorise Civilians